A Night of Glitz, Glam and Giggles: The BAFTA Winners 2013

It was an evening of hilarity, happy tears and bronze awards at the BAFTA TV awards on Sunday, and one leading lady stood out from the crowd. You might know Olivia Colman from Channel 4’s Peep Show, nail biting murder mystery Broadchurch, or playing PC Doris Thatcher in Hot Fuzz. She maybe wasn’t a household […]

REVIEW: Paper Aeroplanes – Dawn O’Porter

Paper Aeroplanes is the debut fiction novel by the wonderfully hilarious journalist Dawn O’ Porter. Formally known as Dawn Porter, she is famous for her eyebrow-raising, brutally honest documentaries where she has explored a number of typically taboo subjects including polygamy, breast cancer and even Dirty Dancing. Besides being married to comedy hunk Chris O’Dowd […]

The Best Movies Based on Books You Read at School

As we get way too overexcited about the release of The Great Gatsby on 16 May (Leo! Jay Z! The greatest novel ever written!!), we decided to ponder other excellent movies we first heard of when the books were slapped on our desks in English lessons. Here’s our top five favourite English books turned blockbuster movies. […]

A Guide to Clear Skin this Summer

As the sun begins to show itself a little more frequently and our summer clothes slowly begin to creep out from the back of the cupboard, it’s that time of the year where we want to look and feel our best. As we all make summer resolutions to get fit and eat more healthily, we […]

REVIEW: Noah and the Whale – Heart of Nowhere

Can you believe that Noah and the Whale’s first hit single ‘Five Years Time’ was released six whole years ago? We know, it’s making us feel old too. Putting our feelings of old age aside, Noah and the Whale are back with their fourth studio album, Heart of Nowhere, and it’s a good one. The band […]

A Student Guide to London

London: the city of iconic landmarks, designer shopping and posh bars. It’s by all means not the cheapest city to visit in the UK, but we’re here to let you in on some of London’s best kept budget secrets. Travelling in London Although flying to the capital can be expensive, if you book train tickets […]

REVIEW: All Stars

 Dir: Ben Gregor Release: 3 May 2013 Cert: U From the team that brought you Street Dance comes new Brit flick All Stars, a family-friendly feel-good tale of a group of unlikely teenage friends battling to save their beloved community centre with a talent contest – oh, and win over the hottest girl in school. […]

REVIEW: OneRepublic – Native

OneRepublic’s third album ‘Native’ has been on the scene for just over a month now, but having just got my hands on it I’ve decided to do a little review for you guys. OneRepublic were one of my first profile songs on good ol’ MySpace back in the day and so I have a massive soft […]

REVIEW: Olympus Has Fallen

Gerard Butler. Sold. I don’t care what the plot is about or who else is in it… I will go and watch any film starring Gerard Butler. When I saw the trailer and realised Morgan Freeman was in it too I quickly decided that Olympus Has Fallen was an absolute must-see. Dishy bloke… Check. The […]