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Review: Wonder Woman

Well, it’s finally here. I think it’s safe to say that this is one of the more anticipated superhero releases of the last decade,...

Review: 1984 (the play)

When I was a teenager, I saw a local production of George Orwell’s Animal Farm – an experience which in many ways helped prepare...

Review: Wrecking Ball

It’s a bit of a strange thing to walk into a theatre having been told what the themes of a piece are. Explicitly, immediately,...

Review: Alien: Covenant

There’s a lot that can be said about 2017’s contribution to the Alien franchise. And I will preface this review with a minor spoiler warning...

Review: 20th Century Women

20th Century Women is a semi-autobiographical film by writer-director Mike Mills (Beginners, Thumbsucker). Set in 1979, the film centres on an unconventional family living...

Review: INSIDE

Playdead Studios released LIMBO on the Xbox Live arcade in 2010 to critical acclaim. The simple side scrolling puzzle game used physics based puzzles...

Review: Forts

Forts is a charming little game by Earthwork Games which combines elements of Angry Birds, Worms and Besiege all in one tidy package. The...

Review: Echoplex

Echoplex is a game which has a lot of potential but is very rough around the edges. From what this intrepid reviewer found out,...