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Lego Ninjago Review

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A Fun 80s Filled Blast Lego Ninjago is an absolutely energetic film from start to finish. After the success of The Lego Movie and Lego Batman, Lego Ninjago uses the same brickmotion animation style brilliantly. The one area that lets this film down is its humorous nature. The film is a little ‘too-over-the-top’ with its zany sense of whimsy. At times, Lego […]

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Justice League Film Review

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Overview Justice League is the Avengers of DC and Warner’s attempt at a superhero cinematic universe. This attempt follows on from a series of mixed reception films. These include the unsuccessful Batman V. Superman and Suicide Squad. However, the successful Wonder Woman set the DC Universe on the right path. You can read my review here! So how does Justice League measure up? Plotting Justice […]

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Ragnarok and Roll! A Review of the Third Thor Film

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Rockin’ to Led Zeppelin  Thor: Ragnarok is a riveting, edge-of-your seat, rock and roll…comedy? Indeed, Taiki Waititi’s direction, creates a comedic film that is a pure action-packed adrenaline hit. This, combined with Chris Hemsworth’s eponymous star power, creates the most fun of all Marvel films. Easter eggs, potent visual effects, and charismatic character development abounds across […]

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Teasing Teasers and DLC: The Dangers of Media Capitalism

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Modern Media Capitalism Media capitalism has steadily increased its drain on the video game and film industries. While money-making exercises have existed for decades in the media industry, today’s media capitalism displays increasing signs of vacuousness. And keen-eyed consumers are worried about what this means for the future of media content consumption. This post is […]

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Voltron: Legendary Defender – Seasons 1-3 a Review

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Voltron: Legendary Defender has now run through three seasons of high quality animation on Netflix. For fans of shows such as Avatar: The Last Airbender or Star Wars: The Clone Wars/Rebels this is worthy viewing, as each series develops the characters to greater extents.   Voltron’s Premise Voltron: Legendary Defender follows five human heroes, who discover they are the next paladins […]

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Les Miserables: A Book Review

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Les Miserables: The Long Masterpiece “We can only suppose that its new life as a musical – and what an appropriate fate for that most operatic novelist – will help to bring Les Miserables to the attention of a new generation of readers, reminding them perhaps that the abuses Hugo catalogues are still alive elsewhere, awaiting their own […]

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The Secret To Finding Inspiration For Your Writing

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One of the biggest challenges that faces anyone in writing is ‘how can I be inspired to write.’ So often the advice for writers of all levels is – just write and write what you know. But how can writers overcome the dreaded ‘writer’s block’ or get ideas for their writing: from essays to creative […]

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Spiderman Homecoming – Spectacular Or Gathering Cobwebs?

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Spiderman, Spiderman 2, Spiderman 3, Amazing Spiderman, Amazing Spiderman 2 and now Spiderman Homecoming. With five other films before it, Spiderman: Homecoming always had plenty to look up to. However, this is no typical Spiderman film, this is the first solo Marvel Cinematic Universe outing with the web-crawler, and Marvel deliver a story which lovingly returns the web-head back to his High […]