‘Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri’ – A welcome break from social issue dramas

To open the Oscar season with a comedy about the unsolved murder and rape of a teenage girl in small town America could be seen as risky. But, in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein saga, director Martin McDonagh pieces together a tragedy suited to our … [Read more...]

“I Can’t Quit” – Review

The Vaccines are back with their fairly anticipated single ‘I Can’t Quit’. I was slightly nervous about this considering the experimentation of their last album, ‘English Graffiti’ was slightly disappointing. However they have went back to basics … [Read more...]

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Review

  “This time, the chick ain’t losing” Director: Martin McDonagh Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson & Sam Rockwell So far from Martin McDonagh we’ve had a hitman’s Christmas holiday, followed by a soul searching road movie with … [Read more...]

The War on Drugs smash Glasgow sellout shows

The War on Drugs impress at second sell-out night at The Barras.   Adam Granduciel spoke candidly of his problems with anxiety attacks in a recent interview. The inevitable shift from small venues to baying festival crowds as his career … [Read more...]

Reputation: A Review

Once again: Taylor Swift is back.   The highly anticipated 6th studio album, Reputation, was released on Friday (Nov. 10th) and it is expected to smash records all around. The album has sold over 700,000 copies in the United States alone on … [Read more...]

Brainstorm: Super Bowl 2017 – Our top 5 Movie trailers

Many things happened during this year's Super Bowl. The plucky young Falcons were latently smited by Tom Brady's laser arm to win his 5th ring. Lady Gaga auditioned for the circus in her breathless speedrun through her musical discography. Most … [Read more...]

Brainstorm : February’s Most Significant S’s

It seems 2017 may not have put its best foot forward in the political landscape with the talk of dividing walls, immigrant bans and other generally disheartening news. However, this year is quickly becoming the gift that keeps on giving in the music … [Read more...]

Brainstorm: Life, Animated Review

Director, Robert Ross Williams brings us a colourful and tender documentary with his newest release Life, Animated. A coming of age movie about Autism and of making sense of the world through film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4n7fosK9UyY Many … [Read more...]

Reviewed: T2 Trainspotting

Following the world premiere of the highly anticipated T2, our resident film critic Douglas Greenwood gives us the low-down.   T2 Trainspotting is in cinemas January 27th. … [Read more...]

Terms set for Police Scotland undercover review

Conditions have been set for an independent review into undercover police work in Scotland. The inquiry will examine the contribution undercover policing has made to tackling crime, how it was and is supervised and regulated, and its effect on … [Read more...]