Jurassic Park 25 Million Years Later

25 years ago a story 65 million years in the making was finally  brought to the big screen by director Steven Spielberg. I’m speaking of course, about Jurassic Park. A story first realized within the pages of  Michael Crichton’s novel of the same name, which received both widespread critical and financial success. Crichton is notable for several other works including Congo, ER and Westworld Filming … Continue reading Jurassic Park 25 Million Years Later

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Entertainment Editor Dan Webb shares his thoughts on Marvel’s second Ant-Man instalment. So earlier this week I got the opportunity to check out Ant-Man and the Wasp. The original Ant-Man has always held a strong place in my heart, as the story is written by one of my all-time favourite directors, Edgar Wright. Sure Ant-Man wasn’t one of the most amazing examples of film in … Continue reading Ant-Man and the Wasp

After School Special

Natasha Marshall explores the idea of the television remake and why the exploits of our favourite childhood TV characters still fascinate us today. Remakes in the film industry have come and gone in waves over the past few decades. Their popularity rises and falls over time but they never fully go away. They work because there is already an existing target audience for the production … Continue reading After School Special

The Shape of Water

Del Toro’s latest venture is weird on paper, but a masterpiece in execution, writes Dan Webb The line-up for this year’s Oscar celebrations was incredibly diverse to say the least, however one film that has intrigued me the most is Guillermo Del Toro’s fantasy The Shape Of Water. This film is possibly one of the most bizarre and out there ideas ever to be put … Continue reading The Shape of Water

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