Film

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

With a title as strange as any, The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society is set against the rolling lush hills and devasting cliffs of Guernsey, encompassed by crashing waves and hardy locals. The film is an adaptation of the novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows and is a war film not set on […]

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Music

Stella Donnelly @ The Castle Hotel

By Dan Holderness Stella Donnelly treated a packed out Castle Hotel crowd in Manchester’s Northern Quarter to an intimate gig of jazzy guitar lines with complimentary vocals of tales of love and Australian life. The eager Castle Hotel crowd witnessed a minimal stage set up with just Stella Donnelly, her pink Stratocaster and beautiful voice. […]

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Music

Dot to Dot Festival Preview

By Scott Hill On Friday the 25th May, Dot to Dot Festival descends on Manchester – promising yet another year packed with more groove than Armada. Spanning venues far and wide across the city, let’s have a look at what this smorgasbord of sound has to offer. With hair to make the headlines –  The Horrors […]

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Music

8 Bands to Watch Out For at Dot to Dot Festival

By Georgina Hurdsfield Pale Waves – Pale Waves return once again to Dot to Dot Festival since their previous appearance on the line-up in 2016. Since signing to record label ‘Dirty Hit’ in 2017, their fan base has grown massively and I’d be surprised if any music fan in Manchester hadn’t heard of them already. […]

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Film

Avengers: Infinity War

As the nineteenth film set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe featuring a star-studded cast and all three Phases of the franchise referencing either an Infinity Stone or Infinity Gauntlet, Avengers: Infinity War promised great things – but did it live up to expectations? In truth, it did and quite frankly, I had a blast when I […]

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Music

J. Cole – KOD

J. Cole, a silhouette in solitude, simmering only swiftly in the public’s presence, passing platinum, then projecting back into privacy until the cycle continues. Though, note that Cole rarely takes solace in his public silence, if the figure he holds in the music world is voluminous, he holds a larger position within local communities which […]

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Film

Ready Player One

Everyone under the age of 35 probably knows a gaming fan, whether they swear by Xbox, PlayStation or PC. Most of us have no doubt encountered a few keyboard warriors in our time too, those who are seriously sassy and mighty mean when armed with the shield of the screen but wouldn’t say ‘Boo’ to […]

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