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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate: Ubisoft gets meta but stays stagnant

In Syndicate the player gains control over the Frye twins, Jacob and Evie, as they travel to London, which is now well and truly industrialised. Obviously buoyed by GTAV’s revolutionary stance on multiple protagonists, Ubisoft’s attempt is far more lacklustre but still interesting in a gameplay sense … at least for a little bit. For… Continue reading Assassin’s Creed Syndicate: Ubisoft gets meta but stays stagnant

Blog · Film · Review

Logan Review: Finally, Wolverine

Logan is filling. It’s funny, sombre, saddening, brutally gory, beautiful throughout and utterly enjoyable. It is the crescendo Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine deserves to leave on but still positions itself as a continuation of the, at times frustrating, X-Men continuity. Let’s get this out of the way to begin with. Lifelong Wolverine fans, those that collected… Continue reading Logan Review: Finally, Wolverine

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The Lego Batman Movie Review: two for two

The Lego Batman movie is an adult look at lifelong loneliness, family and selflessness but also a film bursting with starburst-like colour and giddiness. It can seem like, with the current Hollywood machine churning out franchises and intellectual properties without a moment’s notice, the Batman story has been overdone. Even people who hate movies, there… Continue reading The Lego Batman Movie Review: two for two

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The OA Season One Review: Pompous Tosh

Netflix’s The OA is an enigma; on one hand it is a wholehearted look at the triumphs and failures of humanity but on the other it is disconnected drivel that takes itself far too seriously. Ignoring ridiculous descriptions describing it as a Stranger Things-esque romp, The OA starts off seemingly compelling. Born with a tantalising… Continue reading The OA Season One Review: Pompous Tosh