Gosling stands out in spectacular ‘Blade Runner 2049’

It’s unprecedented the pressure that director Denis Villeneuve must have felt making a sequel to the beloved and critically acclaimed Blade Runner. How do you better a film that many consider perfect, while also building on its thirty-five legacy and reputation? Blade Runner 2049, however, is well worth the long wait. To say too much about … Continue reading Gosling stands out in spectacular ‘Blade Runner 2049’

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Has “The X Factor” lost its X Factor?

With the ITV talent show currently airing its fourteenth series overall, is it time that the programme is given the axe?  Reality shows and talent shows are now a long running fixture in the yearly television schedule. Big Brother, The X Factor, Britain's Got Talent and Strictly Come Dancing are just a few of the … Continue reading Has “The X Factor” lost its X Factor?

Strong female leads aren’t anything new

TV and Film are going through a weird and wonderful stage. Conventions are being broken left, right and centre, which is a good thing. Staying in one spot would cause the industry to go stagnant and die a slow and painful death. Healthy change breeds even more change. Although, it is also scary and many … Continue reading Strong female leads aren’t anything new

Knock Knock shows Doctor Who’s spooky side

This week's episode of Doctor Who rolled out in full-on spooky fashion. A horror house where a bunch of teenagers get picked off one at a time. Some simple and classic horror tropes coming into Doctor Who. But them being thrown in alongside the Sci-Fi wackiness that is a Doctor Who adventure, makes for fun … Continue reading Knock Knock shows Doctor Who’s spooky side

Doctor Who: Thin Ice is a ‘cracking’ time

I was giddy with excitement after watching Thin Ice, and the smile on my face just wouldn't leave. I absolutely love a Doctor Who story with a ton of depth and impressive exploration of character, and this week's episode delivered on levels I never expected. Writer Sarah Dollard has accomplished a beautiful story amongst the frozen Thames … Continue reading Doctor Who: Thin Ice is a ‘cracking’ time

Review: The Fate Of The Furious

Exploding street-racers in Cuba? One hundred car pileup in New York? Dodge Charger versus a nuclear Russian Submarine? You guessed it. The Fast & Furious franchise is back to blow you away in one last ride. As we’ve come to expect, the usual suspects of Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto, Dwayne Johnson as Hobbs, and … Continue reading Review: The Fate Of The Furious

Doctor Who: Smile fails to impress

Writer Frank Cottrell-Boyce returns to pen another below par attempt at a Doctor Who episode. Cottrell-Boyce's most recent other creation in Doctor Who was In the Forest of the Night during Series 8, which was quickly regarded as one of the worst episodes ever made. However I tried to keep my pessimism at an all-time … Continue reading Doctor Who: Smile fails to impress