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DC really need to work on finding their voice and stick with it

*Warning: Spoilers for Suicide Squad and The Killing Joke ahead So by now, unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably either heard all the bad reviews for Suicide Squad, or you’ve seen it and drawn your own conclusions. I’m […]

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Top Five Films Of 2016 . . .So Far

5) Everybody Wants Some!! Linklater’s movies blow by like a summer’s breeze. Natural flowing dialogue, eclectic soundtrack and no plot whatsoever to worry about. It was nice to see that he didn’t bury his head up his own ass after […]

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Five Essential Animatronic Movies

Steven Spielberg’s back-of-the-net, trajillion dollar, blockbusting bastard of a movie,  Jurassic Park tramples into Fitzwilliam Square this coming Saturday for another Open Air Cinema brought to you by the good people of Happenings. I remember going to see Spielberg’s modern prehistoric […]

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speakin’ of hip-hop…

  Let’s talk about Straight Outta Compton, 2015. Don’t think this film is just another biopic about music, this is a film that has an great soundtrack, amazing acting from people such as Ice Cube’s son, O’Shea Jackson Jr, playing […]

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Anybody else getting Lars von Trier withdrawal symptoms?

Surely I can’t be the only one… Lars von Trier has treated us with some interesting cinema over the last few years. He horrified us with that scene from Antichrist , delved into an unspeakable and somehow fantastical realism with […]

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Taboo Camp: The Style of Pedro Almodóvar

  Cinema provides us with an opportunity to escape, let go and succumb to catharsis. We enter a heightened reality where our deepest desires are realised on the big screen. Now this is all very well and good when we […]

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What Childhood dreams are made of…

  The films you watched growing up really say a lot about a person. They stick with you for life and seem to hold some kind of homeliness about them. Whenever somebody mentions them you feel like they are talking […]

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Steven Spielberg: The Universal Wunderkind

    Steven Spielberg. A household name. A brand. He has achieved more universal success than any other filmmaker in the history on cinema. But how did he become Hollywood’s wunderkind? How did Jaws, despite its nightmare shoot, become such an overwheling success that […]

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E.T and the rest of 1982…

1982 What was the deal with 1982? Were you alive? Were you rocking out to the sweet sounds of punk, dying and styling your hair to every trend that it started to fall out? It was the year of one […]

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Films for Daddio Day

By Ellis M We are fast approaching Father’s Day and if you’re like any of us in the office then you’re scouring Amazon electronics deals, sorting through experience days, taking a moment to check your bank account, re-evaluating your life […]

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