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
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?
L'Osteria celebrated its grand opening in Southampton, and Sonar Magazine was there to capture the first moments! We arrived at 6pm and were greeted by smiling staff, given wristbands and shown around the brand new restaurant. First impressions were fantastic. The space has been designed very well and includes a good mix of open plan … Continue reading L’Osteria wows and delivers excellent food on opening night
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
You might recognise Trevor Noah as the South African comedian who took over as the host of The Daily Show.Trevor’s way of dealing with subjects like Brexit and Donald Trump’s controversial behaviour as president in a funny, but at the same time serious way, was appointed as one of the main reasons for the now … Continue reading Review: Born A Crime by Trevor Noah
From the depths of Hollywood’s history, the mighty Kong is back, and this time, with cinemas latest technology under his feet, he’s packing even more of a punch. As the title would make you expect, Kong: Skull island is set in within Warner Bros. continually expanding "Monsterverse", but takes on a new tale surrounding the … Continue reading Kong Packs a Punch in his latest outing
From the franchise that kick-started the genre of superhero blockbusters as we know them today, and proved to us the importance of great casting, comes a film, not about saving the world. No giant sky beams caused by aliens, looking for macguffins or damsels in destress, but the story of a man. A lone wolf, … Continue reading Wolverine proves casting makes a film in final outing