REVIEW: Finding Dory

Dir: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane Rating: U Release date: 29 July Thought you were too old/cool for Disney? Finding Dory’s about to change all that. It’s been 13 years since Finding Nemo made a splash in cinemas, and finally – finally – we’re getting a second instalment of the aquatic tale, this time focusing on Nemo’s forgetful […]

REVIEW: Ghostbusters

Dir: Paul Feig Rating: 12A Release date: 11 July As far as reboots go, Ghostbusters has maybe been the most controversial – and possibly for the most ridiculous of reasons. When it was announce two years ago that the 80s classic was getting a 21st century makeover, fans the world over starting angrily bashing at […]

REVIEW: Foxes – All I Need

After making her first appearance on the pop charts alongside award-winning producer and DJ Zedd with  Clarity, Louisa Rose Allen, better known by her stage name Foxes, has made a name for herself in the music industry, quickly becoming a firm favourite with pop fans who are looking for more than a catchy chorus and […]

REVIEW: Rihanna – ANTI

The problem with ANTI is that it it is actually a really great pop album, it’s just a bad Rihanna album. In a career that has spanned 13 years, 8 albums, 35 worldwide No 1’s and hits such as Diamonds, Rude Boy and Only Girl, ANTI comes as the ultimate anticlimax. There’s no standout track […]

REVIEW: Room

Dir: Lenny Abrahamson Rating: 15 Release date: 15/1/16 It’s not often I’ll go see a film and forget to breathe. But Room did it for me. Based on the bestselling novel by Irish author Emma Donoghue, Room is a heartbreaking, moving, incredible piece of cinema. Adapted by Donoghue for the screen and directed by Lenny […]

REVIEW: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

It takes a lot to get me off my sofa these days. Thanks to Netflix and shows like Jessica Jones and Game of Thrones, we don’t have to leave our cosy living room to enjoy a rip roaring cinematic experience. But for those clutching well-thumbed copies of Suzanne Collins’ celebrated trilogy, impatiently waiting for the […]

REVIEW: Demi Lovato – Confident

Confident is US songstress Demi Lovato’s fifth studio album, and though it contains the same impressive high notes and empowering lyrics as albums past, Confident has an air surrounding it that oozes Demi’s new found self-assurance, independence, and well, confidence. Through overcoming hurdles in her personal life; opening up about her past struggles with bullying, bipolar […]

LIVE REVIEW: Lucy Rose

Lucy Rose Support: Billie Marten, Jake Isaac Oran Mor, Glasgow, 28/10/15 On a windy wet evening in Glasgow, in a dark basement of the stunning converted church Oran Mor, spectators poured in to see the eagerly anticipated Lucy Rose live. Having chatted to the first support act, Billie Marten, a couple of weeks ago for […]

REVIEW: The Martian

Dir: Ridley Scott Rating: 12A Release date: 30/9/15 Who DOESN’T love Matt Damon? (If you’ve just raised your hand – get out. Now.) The US actor has talent in spades, and it really shines in his latest cinematic offering The Martian. Damon takes on the role of astronaut Mark Watney in the movie adaptation of […]