REVIEW: Ellie Goulding – O2 Academy, Glasgow

Ellie Goulding O2 Academy, Glasgow, 14/12/12 British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding gained stardom as soon as her music career began in 2009. Before her debut album Lights topped the charts, Goulding had already won the Critics’ Choice Award as the Brit Awards and the BBC  Sound Of… poll in 2010, following in the footsteps of Adele […]

REVIEW: The Silver Linings Playbook

The Silver Linings Playbook is a romantic comedy-drama that is adapted from the novel of the same name. It tells the story of  Pat (played by Bradley Cooper) who starts off the film in a mental health facility. Eight months earlier, Pat walked in on his wife, Nicky, cheating on him and violently beat the man […]

REVIEW: The Hobbit

I’m a huge Lord of the Rings fan but was careful not to let expectations take the better of the Hobbit hype that has taken over the world. Raking over £52 million in the US alone, The Hobbit is set to be one of the biggest movies this year, however fans may be left wanting […]

REVIEW: Clyde 1 Live

Clyde 1 Live SECC, Glasgow, 13/12/12  How would you of liked to spend the night with JLS, Calvin Harris, McFly, and other amazing music makers? Well for me and thousands of other adoring fans last night we did just that. Last night was Glasgow’s hit radio station’s event of the year, Clyde 1 Live. With […]

REVIEW: Kelly Clarkson – Greatest Hits – Chapter One

My teenage years summed up in two words would be: Kelly Clarkson. I spent hours upon hours singing my little heart out to her ‘Breakaway’ album, thoroughly believing she had written every single word directly to me. I saw her in concert and got a t shirt which I still occasionally squish into to relive […]

REVIEW: Ke$ha – Warrior

That P-Diddy feelin’, city hittin’ wild child Ke$ha is back and she doesn’t disappoint. Her latest album Warrior, is a definite improvement on her previous albums but layered with all the same beat pumping, body shaking dance tunes.  Ke$ha’s debut album, Animal, hit the no.1 position on the US Billboard chart for nine consecutive weeks. […]

REVIEW: Rise of the Guardians

Santa Claus (Alex Baldwin), the Tooth Fairy (Isla Fisher), the Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman) and the Sandman make up the team of mythical creatures referred to as The Guardians in the animated adaptation of William Joyce’s book, Rise of the Guardians. The myths of these characters build off our preconceptions to establish an imaginative world […]

REVIEW: Girls Aloud – Ten

Girls Aloud are back with their greatest hits collection Ten. The girls have reunited to celebrate the ten year anniversary of their forming on reality show Popstars: The Rivals – remember that one?! It’s hard to believe it’s been a over a decade since Cheryl, Nadine, Kimberley, Nicola and Sarah burst on to the scene […]

REVIEW: Rihanna – Unapologetic

Unapologetic is Rihanna’s seventh album in seven years and it’s safe to say that this worldwide superstar isn’t going anywhere. It’s easy to forget sometimes that she is only 24 as she’s already achieved so much. For her latest record, she manages to find the balance between fun, pop tracks and strong ballads which give […]