Film review: Twixt

Film review: Twixt

by Mark Walker Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Screenplay: Francis Ford Coppola. Starring: Val Kilmer, Bruce Dern, Elle Fanning, Ben Chaplin, Joanne Whalley, David Paymer, Alden Ehrenreich, Anthony Fusco, Don Novello, Ryan Simpkins. Narrator: Tom Waits. Having crafted such classics as The Godfather parts I & II, The Conversation and Apocalypse Now, director Francis Ford Coppola … Continue reading

Film review: Coriolanus

Film review: Coriolanus

by Mark Walker Director: Ralph Fiennes. Screenplay: John Logan. Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Chastain, James Nesbitt, Paul Jesson, Lubna Azabal, Ashraf Barhom, Dragan Mieanovie, Jon Snow. As a personal rule, I don’t watch adaptations of William Shakespeare’s works unless I’ve read the play beforehand. I like to have a … Continue reading

Review: Magenta Harvest, Apparition of Ending

Review: Magenta Harvest, Apparition of Ending

By Georgi Bomb Starting off as a two man project in 2005, featuring Timo K and Janne. Four years down the line they were joined by second guitarist, Timo H, bassist, Jonas (Chthonian) and vocalist Mathias (Finntroll) who completed Magenta Harvest’s line up and their first demo, A Familiar Room, was recorded. Now it is … Continue reading

Review: Spawn of Posession, Incurso

Review: Spawn of Posession, Incurso

By Georgi Bomb It’s been five years and the wait has definitely been worth it. Spawn of Possession release their debut Relapse album, Incurso, and to use a singular word to describe it: technical. There is definitely a fresh sound amongst the standard technical death metal structure. Starting off with the inevitable intro track but … Continue reading

Review: The Descendants

Review: The Descendants

By Kevin Clare ‘Claratsi’ Starring: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller Director: Alexander Payne Runtime: 115 minutes Lost in Paradise Matt King’s (George Clooney) opening narrative unapologetically expresses the true feelings of a man disenchanted with his lot…and why wouldn’t he be? Clooney’s Hawaiian property kahuna’s life is paradise, until his wife is gravely injured … Continue reading

Review: Prometheus

Review: Prometheus

By Kevin Clare ‘Claratsi’ With a quite spectacular prologue that adds even more mystery to the plethora of questions already raised since the announcement of Ridley Scott’s long awaited re-entry into sci-fi. Hopes for Prometheus are lifted to equal the level of hype that has surrounded this pseudo ‘Alien’ prequel.

Review: Whitechapel, Self-Titled

Review: Whitechapel, Self-Titled

 By Georgi Bomb If we take 2011’s EP, Recorrupted, and compare it to Whitechapel’s latest, self-titled offering, then there really is no comparison. Whilst the Recorrupted EP seemed to follow a stereotypical route down the death core path, including dub step remixes of classic tracks such as This Is Exile, the new album takes a … Continue reading