Listen Carefully

My favourite bonding activity has to be showing someone my favourite song. Sending someone a song or recommending an album and watching them fall in love, all the while feeling happily responsible for that, is wonderful. However, if they don’t receive it in the way you hope, it can be the most frustrating thing for …

The Revenant – Review

The Revenant – Review Written by Joe Rafferty The Revenant is a breath taking revenge story that utilises mesmerising visuals, visceral action and impeccable acting, as well as adding an adrenaline shot to the western genre. The film has received considerable acclaim for its efforts and deservedly so. Actor Sean Penn, who is a friend …

Triple 9 – Review

Triple 9 – Review Written by Joe Rafferty The latest film by John Hillcoat is a top notch, explosive thriller that features a well talented cast, intense direction and a complex yet engaging story. This is a film I have been looking forward to as I am a huge fan of the crime drama/thriller genre. …

Reykjavik Trip Review

Reykjavik Trip Review Written by Courtney Laird As I stepped off the plane in the early hours of Friday morning and arrived into Iceland, I was dramatically smacked in the face, the extreme climax change was not one I was prepared for. The mist and sunrise combined with the vibrant chilled city morning life was …

England V.S Estonia Review

It was a cold Friday night, the England team stepped out onto the field full of hope. They line up, looking determined and focused. The national anthem comes on, and the whole country feels that sense of pride. Eleven men proud to represent their country assume their positions on the pitch, ready to show the …

Public Morals – Review

    Public Morals is the latest brainchild of indie film writer, director and actor Edward Burns and is a fitting love letter to the cop and gangster genre.     For anyone who is unfamiliar with Edward Burns, you will most likely remember him for his acting role as Private First Class Richard Reiben …

Macbeth – Review

Director Justin Kurzel’s take on the Shakespearian tragedy proves to be a harrowing and psychologically powerful piece, which is further enhanced by the performances of a phenomenal cast. Kurzel’s version of Macbeth marks the tragedy’s 12th screen adaptation, the first going as far back to the silent film era. So its safe to say now …

Slow West – Review

    First time writer/director John Maclean’s film is a brilliant addition to the Western genre with its qualities lying in writing, direction, acting and cinematography. The film is stars Kodi Smit-McPhee (Let Me In, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), Michael Fassbender (X-Men: Days of Future Past, 12 Years a Slave) and Ben …

Child 44 – Review

      Child 44 is without a doubt one of the biggest let downs of the year in what is turning out to be a year full of excitement and anticipation for film. The film is plagued by terrible writing, clumsy direction and mediocre performances. Based on the 2008 bestselling thriller by Tom Rob …

Mad Max: Fury Road – Review

Mad Max: Fury Road is one of the most exhilarating films of this year and is full of stunning visuals, phenomenal performances and rollercoaster action sequences. The film marks the return of George Miller’s cult franchise to our screens since Mad Max 3: Beyond Thunderdome in 1985. After a troubled production history and being stuck …