Album Review

Retro-Review: Childish Gambino EP

Donald Glover is one of the most prolific actors, directors, comedians, writers and musicians in modern pop-culture. He came to wide recognition with a star turn as the goofy, macho and endearing Troy Barnes in Community. His side-career as Childish Gambino began in 2008 with the mixtape Sick Boi but he came to mainstream attention… Continue reading Retro-Review: Childish Gambino EP

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Album Review

Album Review: Down Below

Gothicism and heavy metal have always been intertwined. From the formation of early black metal band Bathory to this hilarious album cover from death metal pioneers Death right up to the formation of Tribulation in 2005 the gothic tradition has always found a way to sink its fangs into the heavy metal vein. With their… Continue reading Album Review: Down Below

Film Review

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Review

Director: Martin McDonagh Cast: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Lucas Hedges, John Hawkes, Abbie Cornish, Peter Dinklage, Caleb Landry Jones, Samara Weaving   REVIEW Martin McDonagh has made his glorious return to the silver screen with a tale of vengeance, grief, miscarriages of justice, isolation and family with his third film directorial effort (well four if… Continue reading Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Review

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Black Mirror returns with its most consistent season

Black Mirror returned last Friday on Netflix for its fourth season. Having watched the six new entries of the sci-fi anthology, I feel safe in saying this latest batch of episodes is the most consistently strong since the series began. Partly this is down to writer and creator Charlie Brooker experimenting with the format of… Continue reading Black Mirror returns with its most consistent season