Logan

by Jess Boswell

(Contains potential spoilers) Years in the future of the X-Men universe, the existence of mutants is in a substantial decline. Hidden away from the rest of humanity, Logan nurses an indisposed Professor Xavier. Not in good shape himself, the duo are soon interrupted by a gang of hostile individuals, who are on the search for […]

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 […]

The Walking Dead

by Jessica Keynes

Why The Walking Dead has truly lost its way. The first time I stumbled upon The Walking Dead, was purely by chance. “I’ll watch the first five minutes and see”, I told myself whilst searching for something to fill the void Orange Is The New Black season 2 had left behind. Ha, famous last words! […]

Why isn’t Tatiana Maslany getting more attention?

by Aida Martal

Tatiana Maslany is a Canadian actress playing eleven characters in the TV show Orphan Black. Yes, eleven! She plays clones who have different lives, different looks, they are from different countries, different backgrounds… Sarah Manning, Cosima Niehaus, Alison Hendrix, Helena, Rachel Duncan and many other women that Tatiana Maslany brings to life in a unique way, making us forget this is the […]

Lucy

by Maria Gallagher

Lucy (2014) is a French science fiction action film directed and written by Luc Besson and starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman. After instantly dismissing the film upon its release due to the absurd scientific synopsis that humans only use 10% of their brains, I was drawn back by the superb acting to re-examine the […]

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 […]

Arrow

by Maria Gallagher

Why you’ll enjoy watching Arrow … from the perspective of someone with no knowledge of the comic books Okay, I will admit, I was stubborn and defiant that I would not like this program. I thought because I didn’t read comic books that I would not understand the plot. But my friends were really enjoying it. […]

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 […]