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‘BlacKKKlansman’ Film Review

Spike Lee's pent up anger uses BlacKKKlansman to show he is not an auteur to be messed with. Similarly to his last film Chi-Raq, we can see the essence of anger and rage frivolously boil in this film. Lacking in the suspense department, the comedy and the seamless blunt approach to every interaction shines greatly ...

‘Skyscraper’ Film Review

** Spoilers for the movie Skyscraper... WATCH at own risk** It was a Wednesday evening, Croatia just beat England 2-1 in extra-time thanks to a beautiful goal by Mario Mandžukić (assisted by Ivan Perišić, who also had a wonderful equalizer, coming from a brilliant cross in front of the 6 yard box from the best RB ...

‘The English Patient’ – A Reflection on Michael Ondaatje’s Literary Masterpiece and Winner of the Golden Booker Prize.

1992. One of two times in history of which a novel has shared the title of the Man Booker Prize in one year with another novel. Barry Unsworth's take on 18th century slavery, 'Sacred Hunger', took home the accolade with a now Golden Booker Prize winner - exemplifying one of the best novels written within ...

Novel Review: ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’ by Marlon James

A Brief History of Seven Killings - Three years later, Marlon James' brilliant take on a tumultuous 1970s Jamaica remains to be the benchmark for cacophonous writing in historical fiction. This written encapsulation of a bloody 70s Jamaica is the third novel by Marlon James, a native Jamaican himself. A Brief History of Seven Killings represents ...

‘Violet Evergarden’ Review

Written by: Artur Galvao What a beautiful anime to watch. Truly a piece of art. Violet Evergarden is a Netflix original anime, created by Kana Akatsuki. The story goes like this: Violet has spent the past four years focused only on her duties as a child soldier. Waking up after the war is over, she ...

‘The Post’ Film Review

As one of cinema’s most legendary directors, Steven Spielberg has become known for his ability to tell any story in any genre. He has tackled war epics with Saving Private Ryan to sci-fi adventures in E.T and Jurassic Park. In what can be considered a pseudo-prequel to All the President’s Men, The Post acts as ...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos & Mathew ‘JJ’ Simoes The middle chapter in a trilogy is generally known as a tough egg to crack. Not only is it meant to learn from its predecessor and take on certain established story threads, it is also looked upon to craft a unique, standalone narrative that answers some questions ...

Super Mario Odyssey Review

Written by: Artur Galvao We haven’t done one of these in a while have we? Remember… we are university students after all. But, midterms are done and so, let’s discuss and Super Mario Odyssey, which is out now for the Nintendo Switch. Before the review here is a little background of the on the game, ...

*New Youtube Video* Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy Review

Written By: Artur Galvao Hey guys, welcome to our first scripted video, just trying something out. Comment on the video or here to let us if you want to see more of these. This was a ton of fun to do! Hope you guys enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrXeAIBeMGM

My Neighbor Totoro Review

Written By: Artur Galvao Hello guys, welcome to Ghibli July! For some reason I had dubbed this month as Ghibli July. Where all the anime reviews are about films made Studio Ghibli. I hope to get all of them done by this month but I mostly likely won't. So, we'll keep pushing Ghibli July until ...

‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Review Round-Up: Here’s What Critics Are Saying

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Five movies. The Transformers series is about get its fifth installment. You'd think that after each film got critically destroyed that Paramount would stop making these films right? Dead wrong. Transformers is a commercial darling, raking in almost $4 billion. So, why would you stop? Michael and Bay and Mark Wahlberg are back for Transformers: The ...

Round-Up Review of EA’s E3 Conference

Written By: Artur Galvao So, these are going to brief reviews of the conference's happening in E3 from the major gaming companies. First, we will be looking at EA's Conference. Keep in mind I tend to dislike EA press conferences because they are usually poorly done but this one wasn't so bad. It was decent. Lastly, keep ...

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