YOUR VIEW: Why we need a reading revival

We live in an age of instant gratification. And I’ll be the first to admit, as an Instagram addict, regular tweeter, and serial Netflix-binger, that I am a victim of this. Yet it saddens me all the same, because not only has this new lifestyle negatively affected our self-esteem and attention spans (and that’s only […]

5 of the best movie remakes

From the Lion King to IT, it feels like Hollywood is on a mission to remake every film ever made. But while the trend of destroying previously good, classic films continues, in no particular order, here are just a few of the best film rehashes that were, in fact, better than the original. 1. Alice […]

Remembering Robin Williams

It is hard to believe three years ago today the world lost one of the greatest comedic movie stars – Robin Williams. The chameleon of film, Robin brought the world an array of memorable characters that will live on for years to come. Remembering one of the funniest and most genuine celebrities out there, we […]

Praising our feline friends 🐱

How’s your day going? Good? Not so good? Either way, results day is a big ol’ bag of stress. We’re shaking just thinking about it. Never fear though as today marks an even fluffier, happier, sometimes sassy occasion – it’s International Cat Day. 🐱 Yup, the king of the jungle and the king or queen […]

When boredom strikes… Things to ask Siri

It’s a well-known feeling – you’re four weeks into your summer holiday and rapidly running out of means of amusement. Fear not, for we’ve come up with a guaranteed half hour of (mostly) innocent amusement. So grab your iPhone, and get ready to torment that poor little pocket PA that we call Siri – don’t […]

Let’s go to the movies… August 2017

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets 2 August The newest blockbuster to hit our screens this month is the mega-budget Valerian. With a star-studded cast including Cara Delevingne, Ethan Hawke and Rihanna and visuals set to knock your socks off, this film is set to be a winner for sci-fi fans. A Ghost […]

New on Netflix… August 2017

The Addams Family 1 August They’re creepy and they’re kooky… and they’re coming to Netflix this month! The Addams’ family’s hijinks have been entertaining us for over 25 years, and now you can enjoy them from the comfort of your couch. Settle down and grab some popcorn (just make sure The Thing doesn’t get there […]

Celebrity BFFs

This Sunday (30 July) is World Friendship Day. Twenty-four hours dedicated to celebrating the people who make your life that little bit better. You can’t pick your family, after all – but you can choose your friends. When it comes to celebrities, it’s good to see that just like us. These stars of TV, Movies […]

Scotland to get Glastonbury replacement festival

With Glastonbury taking a traditional year off to give the farm, village and festival team a year off, we were all feeling a bit lost. Until now – The Biggest Weekend is coming to a place near you! BBC Music is launching The Biggest Weekend, taking place in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland. How […]