Film

“Oh, I have a parasite!” – A ‘Venom’ Review

“Oh, I have a parasite!” – A ‘Venom’ Review

Arts, Film, Lifestyle, Opinion October 13, 2018 at 3:53 pm Comments

The newest Marvel “superhero” film has just aired at our very own Commodore cinema – Ruben Fleischer’s interpretation of the comic book character, Venom. Now, some of you reading this might be familiar with other reviewsRead More

A review of ‘Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell to Earth’

A review of ‘Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell to Earth’

Arts, Film, Lifestyle, Opinion, TV October 10, 2018 at 8:20 pm Comments

Jodie Whittaker’s performance saves a script that is, unfortunately, a little bit all over the place. So here we are again, first time since 2010. Not just a new Doctor, but a whole new TARDIS crew,Read More

Raw (2016) – A review

Raw (2016) – A review

Arts, Editors' Pick, Film, Opinion August 24, 2018 at 2:43 pm Comments

Want to fall in love with film? (Again) – Here’s why you need to watch RAW. A feature debut from Julia Ducournau, RAW is an experience to make you question humanity, hug your knees and ultimatelyRead More

Black Panther – A Cinematic Marvel?

Black Panther – A Cinematic Marvel?

ASM, Editors' Pick, Film, Opinion March 7, 2018 at 9:02 pm Comments

Black Panther; a cinematic Marvel? Black Panther is the latest instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and has been a global success, hitting £910 million worldwide at the time of my writing this, and securing itselfRead More

The Purge: Election Year Review

The Purge: Election Year Review

Arts, Film December 8, 2016 at 12:09 pm Comments

THE PURGE FILM series was always a curiosity to me, something that had so much potential, but seemingly squandered so fast it was dead on arrival. Based on the premise that the US government allows all crimeRead More

Student Guide to Arts Societies at Aberystwyth

Student Guide to Arts Societies at Aberystwyth

Arts, Books, Creative Writing, Events, Film, Music, Theatre September 22, 2016 at 4:30 pm Comments

WHETHER NEW OR returning to the university, there are a multitude of clubs and societies to join. Here is a guide to a few of them within the arts that might take your fancy ahead of the fairRead More

Suicide Squad review: Surprisingly good

Suicide Squad review: Surprisingly good

Arts, Film September 6, 2016 at 10:29 am Comments

ONE CAN BE forgiven for going into superhero movies these days with low expectations, especially a DC movie, particularly after the shambling failure of batman vs superman. I must admit I wasn’t expecting much when I tookRead More

Star Trek Beyond: About as disappointing as you would expect

Star Trek Beyond: About as disappointing as you would expect

Arts, Film August 24, 2016 at 10:31 am Comments

I USED TO enjoy the new Star Trek movies significantly more than I currently do. As kind of popcorny adventure movies they were actually pretty good. But as I have gone back and actually watched the variousRead More

Bone Tomahawk: Film Review

Bone Tomahawk: Film Review

Arts, Film July 31, 2016 at 10:21 pm Comments

I’M STILL NOT sure how I feel about Bone Tomahawk. I certainly didn’t hate it, I’m not even sure I disliked it, even though there is a fair amount to criticise. It’s not as though thereRead More

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Misses the Mark

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Misses the Mark

Arts, Film July 31, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments

MOST OF MY friends – many of whom are die-hard comic book and superhero movie fans – decided not to see Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, and I can’t blame them. While I’m always aRead More