Dancing with Swords: A Review of Hyper Light Drifter

In 2016, the games industry treated us to classics such as Overwatch, a reboot to the Doom franchise and a nostalgic indie action/adventure named Hyper Light Drifter. Inspired by the Final Fantasy and Zelda franchises from the NES/SNES, Hyper Light Drifter is the breakout game by small independent company Heart Machine available on PC, Mac, … Continue reading Dancing with Swords: A Review of Hyper Light Drifter

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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’

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

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

Doctor Who makes a ‘splash’ as Series 10 kicks off

After taking a year off in 2016, Doctor Who has returned to our screens and is ready to blow our minds wide open. The Pilot is a fun reboot style episode that isn't a reboot, with a snazzy title that nods to this fact, while also referencing the actual episode. That makes sense once you've … Continue reading Doctor Who makes a ‘splash’ as Series 10 kicks off