The Complexity of Perfect Blue’s Horror

Perfect Blue offers a chilling account of identity, and obsession in the digital age, writes Kieran Enright Perfect Blue is by no means a run-of-the-mill animated film. Director Satoshi Kon utilizes the medium of animation to deliver one of the most unsettling, twisted experiences in cinema. The film operates on two facets of horror; the evident aesthetic gore that it depicts, and the disturbing exploration … Continue reading The Complexity of Perfect Blue’s Horror

Film Review: Green Room

James Saulnier offers a twisted introduction to horror, writes Leah Marshall Horror films and Halloween go together like peas in a pod, which explains why I am not crazy about either of them. While Halloween has its perks (sweets, sweets and more sweets) horror movies have always been my least favorite genre in film. Filled to the brim with tropes, gore and cheesy dialogue my … Continue reading Film Review: Green Room

Shrek: Standing the Test of Time

Dan Webb explores the ongoing legacy of the Dreamworks classic. When talking about movies, one of the most important things to note is how a given film affects its audience: whether it makes them cry, laugh, or jump up and down with joy. Movies can affect viewers differently at different points in their lives, whether they be a child, a teenager or an adult, but … Continue reading Shrek: Standing the Test of Time

Bargain Binned: A Movie Nerd’s Heartache

By Eamonn Grennan (def) nostalgia: 1: the state of being homesick 2: a wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition If you’ve ever been the kid who got all excited about a trip to your local Xtravision or Tesco for your fix of cartoon ogres or enchanted Ellas on DVD, or even a bigger kid like me … Continue reading Bargain Binned: A Movie Nerd’s Heartache

It Movie Announcement

Pennywise the clown returns to the silver screen By Luke Holmes There’s no question that horror buffs will be heading to the cinemas come September 8th to see the remake of Stephen King’s terrifying novel It.  First adapted for the small screen in a 1990 mini-series, It had a huge effect on children and adults alike thanks to the horrifying nature of Pennywise the clown. … Continue reading It Movie Announcement

Entertainment Edit: March

The old meets the new in this month’s entertainment edit, as Julie Hassett and Gemma Kent talk everything from Hollywood throwbacks to Disney reboots to Nintendo’s next big release.   The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Hey, Listen! In what is probably the most highly-anticipated game of 2017, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is finally upon us. After being delayed … Continue reading Entertainment Edit: March

Film Flashbacks

Ciara Ryan reviews some of the best films of the last two decades. Exit Through The Gift Shop (2010) Exit Through The Gift Shop is a brilliant watch for any budding artist, art enthusiast or those who just like a good chuckle. It’s a documentary film by famous street artist ‘Banksy’ that tells the story of Thierry Guetta, a French street art enthusiast who befriends Banksy and … Continue reading Film Flashbacks