Gaming

Amber’s Best Video Games of 2017

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild As a surprise to no one, Breath of the Wild takes the cake for this year. This magical open-world gem reinvigorated the legendary series by taking it in a slightly different direction from previous titles, offering a fully open world experience and my goodness did it work […]

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TV

Alternative Christmas special – Black Mirror

A Christmas Special has become somewhat cemented into festive traditions, as we gather around a warm fire watching our favourite series. Andy Williams once described it as ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’, and it appears that television reacts with a similar kind of optimism. Sometimes it’s with comedic glee, such as Mark’s hilarious […]

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Film

Justice League

“How many of you are there?” quizzes an intrigued Commissioner Gordon. “Not enough”, says a grave Batman in his signature gravelly tones before he, alongside comrades Wonder Woman and Cyborg, simply disappear. “Oh, Wow. They just…they really just vanished, huh? Oh, that’s rude.” before making his own lightning-fast exit, which is seemingly struck with a bolt of […]

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Film

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

This review contains some minor spoilers. You have been warned. “A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away.” Perhaps the most iconic text to appear in popular cinema over the past four decades, such words return to the screen in the eighth outing of Star Wars, preceding John Williams’ seminal score and the […]

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Music

Jack’s Best Singles of 2017

Take a look at what singles have been getting stuck in our Editor-in-Chief’s head throughout 2017 and let us know what you think on Facebook and Twitter! 5. Bad Sounds – Living Alone Funky, very very funky. Following in the footsteps of electronic icons like Beck and the lesser known Holy Fuck, and wrapping their […]

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Film

Murder on the Orient Express

We all love a good ‘Whodunnit?’ don’t we? Whether it’s trying to identify who the bad guy hiding in plain sight is in shows like The Flash or Arrow, or trying to unravel the mysteries of true detective greats like Sherlock Holmes, few of us can resist the pull of an enthralling enigma and the […]

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Music

Mac DeMarco @ Manchester Academy

Photography: Georgina Hurdsfield For a thick-skinned Northern audience, even the cold and rainy weather in Manchester couldn’t spoil the anticipation for Mac DeMarco’s gig at Manchester Academy on Saturday night. The crowd appeared to be in a unanimous state of excitement for Mac’s first appearance in Manchester in over two years, with a sea of […]

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