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TV writer Rhiannon Pope binges, then rants about Pride and Prejudice. It is a truth universally acknowledged that Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is a freaking awesome piece of literature: Hello people. There are times in every girl’s life where she just has to sit down and cry in front of a romantic movie. Sometimes it’s because she’s going through a breakup, sometimes she’s just on her period but in my case I was just suffering from boredom and felt like having my heartstrings pulled by something that wasn’t sad. AmongRead More

Posted On October 10, 2017By jbeavisIn film, Reviews

REVIEW: The [original] Blade Runner

With the recent sequel Blade Runner 2049 a buzzing word bomb, CRUZE BATCHELDOR, takes a look back at the 1982 original. Ridley Scott is one of the movie industry’s biggest names. He is most well known for the Alien movies and recent prequels, but of course he has made many other movies such as Gladiator, The Martian, Thelma and Louise, and the subject of this piece: Blade Runner. Blade Runner was released in 1982 and didn’t receive a lot of attention at the box office, making only $US33.7 million (including re-releases) after a budgetRead More

Posted On April 27, 2017By jbeavisIn film, Music

Take Control After 10 Years

Come October it will be 10 years since the release of the landmark biopic on Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, Control, directed by Anton Corbijn. JED KERNAGHAN devised list of reasons why you should see Control. – Control is a movie based on the life and death of Joy Division vocalist, Ian Curtis. – The movie is in black and white to give the illusion that you’re looking at separate photos during Joy Division’s reign of popularity in the underground scene – The story is driven by Ian Curtis’ developing epilepsyRead More
*NO SPOILERS* BY CRUZE BACTHELDOR   Marvel have set a standard for all of their movies, and that is what the audience now expects, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (GOTG V2) goes beyond that standard, but not by much. This was a funny, and at times heartbreaking film, but all in all a good movie going experience. Sadly there were some faults to this film. Throughout the entire film there is inconsistent pacing. At one moment it could be very serious, and then suddenly it’s all fun and lightRead More