Category Archives: Culture

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

Pick of the Podcasts #4

Welcome to installment four 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

More Avengers Set for Durham

The Hollywood Avengers bandwagon has rolled into our great region and rumors are once again rife that the elites from the silver screen will once again grace us with their presence. Over the past week, the Marvel universe has decided to locate itself in Durham

Classic Film Kid: To Kill a Mockingbird

hello everyone, and welcome to another review from the Classic Film Kid! Today we are looking at the 1962 adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. This film is implied to be set during the Great Depression around the early 1930s and follows

The Doom Patrol: another kind of superhero story

Superheroes have traditionally been about wish-fulfillment. Bumbling Clark Kent is really the invincible Superman, nerdy Peter Parker is the amazing Spider-Man, the weak and puny Bruce Banner is the Incredible Hulk, and so on. The idea goes that a young male audience reading this kind