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

The Glastonbury Experience: BBC Announce Coverage of Iconic Performances

Following the cancellation of this year’s Glastonbury which would have marked the 50th anniversary of the Pilton Farm festival. The BBC have announced plans for an extensive 4 day celebration, the Glastonbury Experience, for the iconic festival’s past. Programmes will be broadcast across the BBC’s network with content featuring on BBC Two, BBC Four and […]Read More

Book Review: The Big Sleep // Raymond Chandler

Chandler’s much imitated but rarely bettered noir classic The Big Sleep holds up over 80 years on. The Big Sleep is one of the defining works of Crime literature and has spawned a host of admirers and imitators. What is more remarkable is that the novel is over 80 years old, having originally been published in 1939. It […]Read More

10 years on from Innerspeaker – Tame Impala continue to

I’s amazing to follow the rise of Kevin Parker and Tame Impala 10 years on from Innerspeaker. From early indie focused days to the psychedelic disco sheen of Currents and The Slow Rush, the constant changes in sonic direction have made Tame Impala a curious but nonetheless exciting figure on the indie scene. 10 years […]Read More