Film Review: Super (2010)

By Daniel Good Arriving in the same year as Kick-Ass was always going to be a bit of a problem for James Gunn’s superhero spoof Super. With a vastly inferior budget it wasn’t going to be able to avoid being compared to the film which grossed $95 million more at the box office and it … Continue reading

Down with the Backing Tracks!

By Richard McNeil I recently attended a music festival in Nova Scotia called Evolve that last year won the “Best music festival in Canada” award–I know what you’re thinking and yes, that award really exists. Amongst the sea of drunkards and topless women I staggered my way to a stage and saw some music. I … Continue reading

Live Review: Blur (Live at Plymouth Pavilions, 07.08.12)

For the first time in over two decades, Britpop superstars Blur took to the stage in Devon. The concert held at Plymouth Pavilions was one of four “intimate” shows prior to the band playing the Olympic closing ceremony, and intimate was certainly the feeling throughout the experience. Opening with the tongue-twisting track Girls & Boys, … Continue reading

Encounters at the End of the World (2008) Review

By Daniel Good As Werner Herzog informs us in his opening sequence, this is no ordinary film about Antarctica. Whilst this film seeks to show us the beauty of the continent alongside the incredible research that is undertaken there, Herzog’s focus lies firmly within his human subjects. It becomes apparent that although people move to … Continue reading