FIlms and Books

“Memoirs of a Pirate” – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

  HOIST THE COLOURS! BRACE UP THE FOREYARD! HARD TO STARBOARD! Pirates! AYE! All my life, I’ve sailed across the sea. The sea is where I belong and where...

Review: Beauty and the Beast

What happens when the last petal falls? How can the curse be broken? Beauty and the Beast is a Disney musical fairy tale which was firstly introduced back in...

Film Review: Passengers

The passengers aboard the Avalon space ship are flying across space, asleep in hibernation pods to embark on a 125-year journey to their new world, Homeland II.  The plot...

La La Land – Review

La La land is an original musical written and directed by Damien Chazelle. It took him 6 years to write the screenplay, cast actors, find the right crew and...

The Good Immigrant: Why anyone and everyone should read this book!

I bought The Good Immigrant as part of my 21st Century module for my English degree, the book was only published in September 2016. I was a little sceptical...

Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

WARNING Inappropriate Content for Muggles    Fantastic Beats And Where To Find Them Wizards and witches, prepare your wands because a war is about to begin. Almost 6 years...

Review: Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Walk’

In The Walk, Robert Zemeckis illustrates the unbelievable story of Philippe Petit, the mad Frenchman that plans to do the impossible and quite outstandingly achieves – walking on a...

I, Daniel Blake

A short but sweet film that’s dripping in emotion, I, Daniel Blake delivers a strong and coherent message about Britain’s most impoverished people that sticks with you long after the curtain falls.  2016...

Stuck on Repeat: Why Are We So Obsessed With Remakes?

One of the most anticipated cinematic releases of 2015 was Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which saw the re-emergence of eternally loyal Star Wars fans, and a profit of...

Review: Marvel’s Dr Strange

The latest instalment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) sees another one of the lesser known Marvel properties, Dr Stephen Strange, being brought to life. Fan favourite Benedict Cumberbatch...

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