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El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

(Spoilers) This year has seen a string of television shows being given the so-called ‘movie treatment’. Downton Abbey and Deadwood have both been brought back and soon David Chase’s ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ will be released in cinemas. El Camino marks Vince Gilligan revisiting

Parasite: A New Classic

  A quick note before you start reading: I’ve kept this article free of any major spoilers, but I’d still definitely recommend going into the film completely blind before coming back to read this page. It won’t go anywhere, and I can assure you that

Serial Experiments Lain: a Cult-Classic Sci-fi Masterpiece

  After the introspective and frankly weird Neon Genesis Evangelion exploded into mainstream popularity in the mid-90s, a world of opportunity opened. While more niche and interesting anime—everything aside from long-running, broadly appealing, and generally family-friendly shows—had previously been relegated to exclusively physical releases in the form

Mental health: a conversation about services

Recently, I sat down with a good friend of mine to talk about mental health. Our conversation ranged from the NHS and private healthcare to ways in which education can be improved and society can better help those who suffer.

Jesus is King and Kanye West’s Rebirth

As I’m sure many of you already know, Kanye West just dropped his ninth studio album late last month, titled Jesus is King. The short 27-minute album marks a new era for Kanye, one that’s been a long time coming: his rebirth as a devout, born-again

Review: The Laundromat

As crazy as the lawyers the movie portrays, The Laundromat is filled with Steven Soderbergh’s visual flairs and is fairly enjoyable- so long as you don’t have any money hiding in an offshore bank account.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – The Bridge Theatre

Admittedly, I am a novice when it comes to Shakespeare but even my untrained eye could comprehend some of the palpable brilliance of Nicholas Hytner’s latest production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. For three hours, I remained engrossed in what was a

Review: Joker

Joker has received its fair share of criticism from audiences and critics alike, but it’s the perfect antidote to superhero movie fatigue. So go on, put on a happy face.

Metallica: from metal royalty to rehab

2019 has been a monumental year for metal titans Metallica. Their WorldWired tour promoting the 2016 Album ‘Hardwired… To Self-Destruct’ continued through a sizzling run of Europe’s biggest stadiums, attracting audiences of over 80,000 per show. WorldWired has just become the ninth highest grossing tour