Why ‘Hocus Pocus’ is the best Halloween film ever

Perennially loved and unendingly cheesy (of course it’s set in Salem, Massachusetts), Hocus Pocus is and always will be top of my list in terms of Halloween films. When teenage virgin Max lights a candle which brings back the Sanderson sisters to Salem, he must protect younger sister Dani, love interest Allison and the rest […]Read More

Live Review: Black Honey // Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds –

As the sun set on a dismally cold day in West Yorkshire, music fans descended on the neon splendour of Leeds’ Belgrave Music Hall to catch an evening of 70’s-nostalgia inspired indie pop and scuzzy shoegaze. Black Honey, originating from Brighton, are composed of members Izzy, Chris, Tommy and Tom and have exploded onto the […]Read More

Revisiting Literary Characters: Patrick Bateman

“…although I can hide my cold gaze and you can shake my hand and feel my flesh gripping yours and maybe you can even sense our lifestyles are probably comparable: I simply am not there…” The term “unreliable narrator” was first coined by Wayne Booth in his ground-breaking work The Rhetoric of Fiction and, since then, […]Read More

Preview: On Roundhay, Leeds – 17th September

The sprawling Leeds location and tourist beauty spot, Roundhay Park, will play host to its first ever music, food and family entertainment festival on 17th September in partnership with John Lewis. It is set to draw thousands of people to its lush green fields next month, with the Mancunian rock band James taking the headline […]Read More

10 Reasons To Be Excited About The ‘Gilmore Girls’ Revival

When Gilmore Girls left our screens in 2007 after seven heartwarming series, fans were left clamouring for more. The fast-paced comedy-drama television series, set in the fictional town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, focused on single mother Lorelai Gilmore and her relationship with daughter Rory. As we followed their journey, we became emotionally invested in their lives, […]Read More

My Life In Books: Steph Green

When Ernest Hemingway said that “there is no friend as loyal as a book”, he succinctly encapsulated the way in which bibliophiles consume and adore literature. A good book can transform a dull afternoon, while away a long train journey, transport you to the dazzling unknown, and help to nurture your imagination in the most […]Read More