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Film Review: A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story is a film written and directed by David Lowery (fresh off the back of Disney’s live action remake of Pete’s Dragon, which itself received light-favourable reviews). It stars Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara, and is a silenced and poetic arthouse film, which follows our main protagonist ‘C’ (Affleck) who dies, and returns […]Read More

Film Review: A Monster Calls

Patrick Ness’ short novel A Monster Calls, itself based on an idea by Siobhan Dowd, finally made the leap from concept to cinema blockbuster in late 2016/early 2017. Bittersweet is a term which will be re-visited in this review; Siobhan sadly passed away from terminal breast cancer in 2007, tragically never witnessing either the Carnegie or […]Read More

Live Review: Oscar // Patterns, Brighton – 03.11.16

On a cold and dreary Monday evening at the beginning of October, it’s not always easy to rouse the residents of Brighton from their sofas to venture out into the sea mist and temperamental weather conditions. Nevertheless, rising indie star Oscar managed to rally the troops (and even a member of the Magic Gang) for […]Read More

Movie Monday: Her

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson and Amy Adams. Synopsis: Set in a futuristic Los Angeles, Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) a lonely card writer, is reluctant to face the final stages of his divorce, and as a result, finds refuge by playing video games in order to suppress the reality that he is unable to face. […]Read More

Gallery: Outlines Festival // Sheffield, 27.02.16

Sheffield’s brand-new Outlines Festival saw artists from a spectrum of genres gracing some of the cities most loved venues. Spanning from a mix of established names to some of the music scene’s brightest emerging talent, Lewis Evans was on hand to capture the action. Oscar Pumarosa Pins Rosie Lowe Loyle Carner BlessaRead More

Live Review: Hinds // The Forum, Turnbridge Wells, 21.06.15

Madrid’s most exciting young band – four piece garage rock outfit Hinds – played an incredible show at the Tunbridge Wells Forum on Sunday 21st June. In preparation for their appearance at Glastonbury later this summer, the quartet have embarked on a mini-tour of the UK which has also seen them play the British Summertime Festival […]Read More

Defining Moments: Matthew McConaughey

Before 2011, all people generally thought when they heard the name Matthew McConaughey was: “ooh he’s the rom-com guy” or “he’s the hot guy Failure to Launch, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past etc”. Since 2011 however, we have seen a complete change in McConaughey’s career, taking on more serious roles that has seen him become one of Hollywood’s […]Read More