Category Archives: Culture

Is it just nostalgia: Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII, the game that is the start, middle and end of the JRPG genre for some people and whenever the genre is mentioned this one will ultimately rear its head, so this week I’ll be looking at this title, has it held up

I Think I’m Paranoid: The Traitor Within

Games with a traitor element are a lot of fun; the mystery, the tension, the cat and mouse. Practicing your lying and deception skills can also come in handy in real-life situations like your job, family gatherings, or explaining where the last chocolate doughnut went.

Pick of the Podcasts #5

Welcome to instalment five of Pick of the Podcasts, where we explore different podcasts grouped around a central theme. For each series, I’ll provide a brief synopsis of the podcast and I’ll also give my pick of one favourite episode, which may help ease you

Classic Film Kid: Star Wars

A long time ago in a galaxy far far away, spoilers lay ahead… Hello guys, and welcome again to my Classic Film Kid blog! Today we are summing the word classic up to a T by reviewing one of the most iconic and influential films

What we’d like to see on the Nintendo Switch

it’s safe to say that the Nintendo Switch has had a good start, with at least 2.7 million units shipped by the end of April and both The Legend of Zelda and Mario Kart 8: Deluxe boasting sales numbers the best in the series it

Is It Just Nostalgia? Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time

The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina Of Time is often considered to be the ‘best game ever’ but is it? Is it really? Personally, if anyone asks me what my favourite game is I will always say that it’s this one. Memories of stepping out

A Talk About E3

Gamers rejoice! For E3 is almost upon us. A week of gaming news as all of the big developers run forth and announce their big projects for the upcoming years while giving us glimpses of some more immediate titles either via special playable demos or

The Red Turtle Coming to Cinemas in the UK

Almost one year following its resounding success at the 2016 Cannes film festival this studio Ghibli movie if finally coming to our shores.   The Red Turtle is about a man is shipwrecked on a beautiful island devoid of humans and must make the most

Why Modern Hollywood Hates Plot Twists

[WARNING: this article contains spoilers for Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, all three Iron Man films, most of the Christopher Nolan Batman films, and, y’know, everything else.] Sitting down to watch Park Chan-Wook’s The Handmaiden recently, I experienced a

Special Screenings of A Silent Voice Announced

On Tuesday 16th May, ‘A Silent Voice’ will screen in select Showcase Cinemas for those who are Hard of Hearing, allowing them to experience the full film, including sounds, music, and noises – this is one of the first anime films to do so in