The Man in the High Castle

by Jessica Keynes

What’s the show all about? The Man in the High Castle, based on the novel by Philip K Dick, tells of an alternate universe following on from World War II, where the Allies lost the war. In this reality, the U.S is divided into the Great Nazi Reich and the Japanese Pacific States. There is […]

High Rise

by Jess Boswell

Doctor of Psychology Robert Laing is new to life in the High Rise, having recently moved to the 25th floor of a newly developed tower block in London. Bound to the tower by a hierarchy of class and power, Laing soon fits right in, pushing away his somewhat enigmatic past and welcoming the conventional and […]

The True Cost

by Vittorio Bollo

Documentary films are without a doubt one of my favourite film genres of all. There have been too many over the years to note here, but I for one cannot resist, say, the agitprop of Michael Moore’s work in Bowling for Columbine and Sicko or Morgan Spurlock’s Super Size Me. Then there are documentary gems […]

The Big Short

by Asif Deepro

Remember your elementary history or math teacher, who used to try very hard to wrap up the lessons in such a way that you didn’t find out you were in imminent danger of learning things? The Big Short is actually the same thing, the only difference being your teacher most probably used to fail at […]

Ant-Man

by Maria Gallagher

A great stand- alone film which simultaneously connects to the Marvel film genre. Warning spoilers ahead! “Ant- Man? Never heard of that superhero.” Well you have now. So, this film is set in the same universe as The Avengers in a period of time shortly after the Age of Ultron. But you don’t have to […]

Jurassic World

by Maria Gallagher

So, the new Jurassic World film… how does it compare to the original? Let me start off by saying, if you are expecting the original you will be disappointed. But this film is set over 20 years after the original. It is about building on what was already established in the prequels. Why would you […]