Agatha Christie on the Silver Screen

With the first of Agatha Christie’s novels “The Mysterious Affair At Styles” celebrating its centenary this month, it seems an apt time to revisit the adaptations of her iconic work on the small screen. Christie’s most famous works include the instantly recognisable characters of Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, but it is important not to […]Read More

Oscar Isaac To Star in ‘Francis and The Godfather’

Nearly 50 years on from its original release to a swathe of critical acclaim and two successful sequels, it has been announced that the making of the The Godfather is to be adapted into a film of its own. Francis and The Godfather will be led by Oscar Isaac (Star Wars, Ex Machina) in the […]Read More

‘Memento’ at 20 – Nolan’s masterpiece?

Memento, Christopher Nolan’s breakout film, turns 20 this year. With the release of his latest Tenet in August, it seems an apt time to give his earliest mind-bending masterpiece a re-evaluation. This article will explore how the Oscar-nominated film laid the foundations for Nolan’s career and set him aside as one of the most influential […]Read More

Travelling To: Exeter, Devon

While lockdown has caused many overseas trips to be postponed and cancelled, we have seen a rise in staycations. One of the jewels of the UK is without doubt the South West region with some exquisite coastlines and moors and an array of options to eat out at; potentially to break up a country ramble. Exeter […]Read More

Emmy Nominations 2020 – Netflix receives more nominations than any

The nominations for September’s Emmy Awards have been announced, with a host of surprise inclusions and omissions offering multiple talking points. Netflix has shown that is truly the king of television, breaking the record previously held by HBO for the most nominations ever for a network, studio, or streaming platform with a total of 160 […]Read More

‘What We Do In The Shadows’ – An Intro To

What We Do In The Shadows, based on a film of the same name in 2014, is a mockumentary series focusing on what vampires get up to in their spare time from the creative minds of Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement, of ‘Flight of the Conchords’ fame. Focusing on a group of vampires in Wellington, […]Read More

Legendary Film Composer Ennio Morricone Passes Away Aged 91

Ennio Morricone has long been one of the most noteworthy figures in cinema, from his early work composing with lifelong friend Sergio Leone with the Dollars trilogy, through Once Upon A Time In The West to Once Upon A Time In America. The works of Leone were often defined by the involvement of Morricone, with […]Read More

Jennifer Hudson is asking for a little ‘Respect’ in teaser

Following on from a series of music biopics in recent years including Bohemian Rhapsody, Rocketman and the James Brown-focused Get On Up, the life of the late Aretha Franklin will be given the big screen treatment in the Jennifer Hudson-starring Respect. Due for release in January 2021, Respect will focus on Franklin’s rise to fame, […]Read More

No Time to Debate: Ranking Daniel Craig’s James Bond Films

Daniel Craig had an unenviable task in 2006 when he first donned the tuxedo and took the mantle of 007. Pierce Brosnan’s 6-year stint had ended in the critically mauled 2002 film Die Another Day and many were asking if Bond was relevant in the 21st Century, with Matt Damon’s Jason Bourne films reinventing the […]Read More

LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga: A Chance to Reclaim

LEGO and Star Wars go hand in hand. The Danish giant and Lucasfilm’s franchise became synonymous with each other following the launch of Star Wars related LEGO franchises in 1999, which tied in with the release of the Phantom Menace. These proved so popular that an acclaimed video game series was launched in 2005 covering […]Read More

Film Review: Da 5 Bloods

2018’s BlacKkKlansman was one of the surprise hits of the year. Receiving some of the best reviews of Spike Lee’s 5-decade film career and coming over 30 years after his brilliant breakthrough Do The Right Thing. BlacKkKlansman won him his first Oscar and received a host of additional awards wins and nominations.  It seemed an […]Read More

Uncharted Games Ranked

The Uncharted series is now, surprisingly, 13 years old. It remains one of the greatest selling PlayStation original series and one of the most acclaimed for the developer Naughty Dog.  It seems an apt time to rank the output of the series to date (excluding The Lost Legacy spin-off in 2017) and provide an overview […]Read More