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Video Game Reviews

Mass Effect: Andromeda – Review

Mass Effect Andromeda was a game I had looked forward to for years. I loved the original trilogy, even the poor ending choices were not enough to spoil what was ultimately an excellent adventure which I put a…

Film & TV

The Journey – Film Review

Director: Nick Hamm Starring: Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney, Freddie Highmore and John Hurt Release Date: 5 May The Journey begins in 2006, as the St Andrews Agreement is being negotiated between British/Irish governments and Northern Ireland’s political parties…

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The Promise – Film Review

Director: Terry George Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon and Christian Bale Release Date: Out Now With a seemingly endless procession of Holocaust related films in the Hollywood archive, it’s a little astonishing that The Promise marks the first…

Film & TV

A Dog’s Purpose – Film Review

Director:  Lasse Hallström Starring:  Dennis Quaid, Britt Robertson, KJ Apa and Josh Gad Release Date:  5 May  Based on the book of the same name, A Dogs Purpose is about a devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) that…

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Persona 5 – Review

***WARNING. THIS REVIEW CONTAINS MINOR THEMATIC SPOILERS FOR THE EARLY PORTION OF THE GAME** We’ve had quite the wait for the fifth entry in the Persona series. Originally beginning as a spin off from the sprawling Megami Tensai…

Film & TV

Ghost in the Shell – Film Review

Director: Rupert Sanders Starring:  Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Chin Han and Michael Pitt Release Date: Out Now The remake of Mamoru Oshii’s 1995 anime classic feels as though it was sunk before it even…

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Life – Film Review

Director: Daniel Espinosa Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson and Ryan Reynolds Release Date: 24 Mar Life sets out (initially, at least) to answer the question that has plagued message boards and YouTube comments for the last five years:…

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Lost in France – Film Review

Director: Niall McCann Starring:  Stuart Braithwaite, Stewart Henderson and Alex Kapranos Release Date: Out Now in selected cinemas Niall McCann’s documentary Lost in France is the story of the Scottish independent music scene of the ‘90s, as told…

Video Game Reviews

Sniper Elite 4 Review

Sniper Elite 4 gets the balance right that so many Sniper games get wrong. You are encouraged to take your time, sneak around, fully recon your targets, set traps and hide your shots under the mask of passing…