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Dracula – A bloody good adaptation ★★★★

The infamous story of the blood-sucking vampire is well known and often adapted, but this new miniseries, from Sherlock creators Mark Gatiss and Stephen Moffat, manages to be unique in every aspect of its production. Loosely — and this must…

January 2020 – Starting the year with a bang!

The best of January films, tv shows, theatre productions, albums, and books to suit all tastes FILM  To start the decade off with a bang, we have a couple of highly-anticipated war films. The first is tipped to be a…

Cyrano de Bergerac – slam poetry meets the 15th century ★★★★★

Despite having to tread the paths of several previous adaptations of Cyrano de Bergerac, Jamie Lloyd’s interpretation is exemplary. We witnessed Lloyd’s stellar talent earlier this year with Betrayal, starring Tom Hiddleston; he now takes on a new challenge with…

Worst film of the decade: The Emoji Movie – 👎💩

Those two emojis perfectly encapsulate my feelings towards this film. It’s an epic adventure that follows a smartphone trying to save the world from being deleted. What could possibly go wrong? Everything. This half-hearted film is uninspiring; it completely misrepresents…

Film of the Decade – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

From Toy Story 2’s release in 2010 to Scorsese’s recent 3.5-hour epic, this past decade has been a hearty cinematic meal. The 2010s have seen the unprecedented rise of reboots, remakes, sci-fi, and superhero films. The decade ended with the…

Robbie Williams: The Christmas Present – a big lump of coal ★

If you are unlucky enough to receive this album as a Christmas present, don’t even bother taking it out of its packaging. Inside will only be Robbie Williams’ failed attempt at redeeming his plummeting popularity in the music industry: 28…

Your guide to December: film, tv, theatre, music, and books

Christmas is coming, and we’ve got the perfect guide of upcoming films, tv shows, theatre productions, music and books to entertain you on a cold winter’s night.  FILM For all the Star Wars fans out there, Star Wars: The Rise…

Patsy – A heartbreakingly restorative story of sacrifice ★★★★

Nicole Dennis-Benn’s vivid portrayal of motherhood, racism, womanhood, and sexuality is the timely story of an undocumented immigrant, Patsy, who leaves her daughter behind in search of new opportunities in America, and hoping to reunite with Cicely – her former…

The best of: Christmas adverts 2019

In the run-up to the big day, festive adverts are becoming longer and better funded as they compete for the most iconic Christmas spot of the year. From Lidl to John Lewis, Argos to Aldi, here are the best festive…

3ShotsOfTequila – expect everything ★★★★

The best way to drink tequila is in shot form, getting you hooked immediately and drunk quicker. Marvin Abbey, Keith Dube, and Tazer Black have a similar effect – one minute into their podcast, 3ShotsOfTequila, you’ll be addicted to their…