TV Corner: Broadchurch (Season 2)

In today’s culture of Netflix and binge watching, it is very rare that I get the opportunity to watch a television series in the weekly serial manner that it was intended. In fact, in the case of Broadchurch, the first season of ITV’s hit detective drama seemed to completely pass me by and it was…

Cake (2014)

Believe it or not, it has been twenty one years since Jennifer Aniston became a household name as the fashion obsessed Rachel Greene in Friends, a television show that shaped a generation and influenced media and pop culture arguably more than any other before it. Since the show’s ending in 2004, Aniston has been something…

Top Ten: Films That Never Won An Oscar

With the film world’s biggest awards ceremony just around the corner, cinema sites and blogs across the internet are filled with predictions and lists of Oscar favourites of the past. It is important to remember, though, that out of the hundreds of movies that are released every year, only a small handful are given Academy…

Fifty Shades Of Grey (2015)

Well, in the slightly altered words of Drake, ‘started from Twilight fan-fiction now we here’. Unless you have been living under a rock for the past four years, you will know that the reading habits of the world shifted significantly in 2011 when EL James’ debut novel Fifty Shades Of Grey, born out of online…

Jupiter Ascending (2015)

The first time I heard about the Wachowski’s new sci-fi space opera Jupiter Ascending was the news last year that the film’s release had been delayed from Summer 2014 to February 2015. At the time nobody quite knew why this was the case, with the official reason being extra time needed to polish off effects,…

Selma (2015)

Ava DuVernay’s newest directorial effort Selma marks the end of an awards season majoratively dedicated to the biopic and the true story. With The Imitation Game, The Theory Of Everything and American Sniper¬†arguably telling lesser known tales, or at least lesser known parts of high profile tales, DuVernay’s big screen release focuses instead on one…

Mini Reviews #13

Chef (2014) Director: Jon Favreau Starring: Jon Favreau,¬†John Leguizamo, Emjay Anthony A great feel good movie that will give you more food cravings than you have ever had in your life. Jon Favreau stars as a chef who embarks on a culinary road trip with his friend and son to get out of a creative…