The Handmaid's Tale

Posted 1:05pm Sunday 28th May 2017

Rating: 4/5 Based on the Margaret Atwood novel of the same name, The Handmaid’s Tale is a post-apocalyptic story of a patriarchal world. The first three episodes were released together and pack and powerful punch to the gut, with themes from the 1980s novel still resonating and relevant Read more...

Get Out (2017)

Posted 1:05pm Sunday 21st May 2017

Rating: 5/5 Get Out is a recent, somewhat controversial, horror film. Chris Washington (Daniel Kaluuya) is a young black photographer accompanying his new white girlfriend, Rose Armitage (Alison Williams), home to visit her parents. Early on Chris asks her if she had told her parents that he is Read more...

Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series - Episode 1

Posted 12:50pm Sunday 14th May 2017

Rating: 3.5/5 There’s something particularly exciting about a game that is influenced by your decisions. Telltale Games have definitely got this structure down, taking on stories from multiple different franchises such as The Walking Dead, Fables and Game of Thrones. This time around Read more...

13 Reasons Why

Posted 12:23pm Sunday 14th May 2017

13 Reasons Why is a recent addition to Netflix and is a show about suicide. It is centred around a teenage girl who commits suicide and organises for 13 tapes to be sent to the 13 people she blames. The show attempts to address the complications technology has added to bullying and abuse, and Read more...

Horizon: Zero Dawn

Posted 12:40pm Sunday 30th April 2017

Rating: 4.5/5 Neil Druckmann of Naughty Dog recently sat down for a conversation with Hermen Hulst of Guerrilla Games, and asked him how scared Hulst was to commit to Horizon: Zero Dawn. Hulst replied, “very scared”. Guerrilla Games is known for its PlayStation exclusive series Read more...

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Posted 1:13pm Sunday 26th March 2017

Rating: Cult Classic In March 1997, the first episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer was released. Little did the cast, crew, and creators know that this supernatural teen TV show would turn out to be incredibly successful, hailed by both critics and fans. In fact, Buffy went on to inspire many Read more...

Dramaworld

Posted 1:55pm Sunday 19th March 2017

Rating: 4/5 Claire Duncan (Liv Hewson) is a fangirl. The 20-year-old college student is obsessed with K-drama (Korean drama TV shows). She knows all the ins and outs of the genre, and hangs excitedly on every line, cliffhanger and dramatic turn the shows throw her way. Stuck between work and Read more...

iBoy

Posted 1:36pm Sunday 12th March 2017

Rating: 1/5 I don’t know about you, but when a Netflix original rolls my way, I tend to get pretty excited. Netflix has a habit of picking up cool, interesting shows and movies that wouldn’t necessarily get funding from conventional studios. I trust Netflix with my viewing pleasure. Read more...

SOMA

Posted 12:26pm Saturday 8th October 2016

Rating: B+ SOMA is a first-person science fiction horror game that was released online in late 2015. Its story begins with its protagonist Simon Jarrett waking up in his apartment to a phone call from a doctor about an appointment for a brain scan later that day. After searching his apartment and Read more...

The Good Place

Posted 11:28am Saturday 8th October 2016

Rating: A- In the pilot episode of The Good Place, Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) is sitting in a perfectly pleasant waiting room. Michael (Ten Danson) calls her into his office and explains that she has died, and she is now in the afterlife. He assures her that she is in “The Good Read more...

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