Movies

From pretty woman to wicked witch

Review by Niamh Ferguson   Julia Roberts stars as the evil Queen Clementianna in Mirror Mirror, a new adaptation of the original fairy tale Snow White by the Brothers Grimm. At first glance it is easy to draw comparisons with Disney’s 1937 Snow White, however director Tarsem Singh has added …

Reviews and Events

Caberet restaurant Teatro serves up a real treat

  Last week was unseasonably warm for the end of March and the heat seemingly affected the other half as he suggested taking me out for dinner. Feeling a bit adventurous I decided we should try Teatro on Botanic Avenue, Belfast’s first cabaret restaurant. Teatro has a real bohemian feel, …

Movies

Hungry for More

The Hunger Games The Hunger Games has been the film of 2012, as much for the controversy surrounding it as its box office success. As teen movies go this is perhaps the most challenging and thought provoking. The film is based on a Suzanne Collins novel of the same name. …

Music

Feeder – Generation Freakshow

Feeder return – but do they still possess the old magic? A review by Gerard Walton There are some bands who don’t know when they are beaten. Since the release of debut album Polythene in 1997, alternative rock group Feeder have been chewed up and spat out by mainstream music …

Arts

World Film Locations: Paris- Book Review

By Nadejda Vidinova World Film Locations: Paris is published as part of the World Film Locations series, which explore famous cities through the lenses of various directors. This volume, edited by Marcelline Block, is written by a number of contributors and contains an equally varied filmography. It sets out to …

Movies

A Review of “The Cabin in the Woods”

A Review of “The Cabin in the Woods” By Ethan Loughrey It is hard to imagine a more stereotypical horror archetype than four American college students visiting a cabin in the middle of nowhere, and being gradually picked off in increasingly brutal ways by some mysterious and evil force. It …

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Source Code Review

Source Code Duncan Jones’s second film, Source Code, explores one of the most fundamental questions human beings face; What would you do differently if you could do it all again? THE PLOT Colter Stevens, (Jake Gyllenhaal), is a US Army helicopter pilot whose last memory is coming under heavy fire …

Music

MTV stars perform at Titanic Sounds

Rebekah Logan visits the MTV awards Thousands of music fans filled the Titanic dock on Friday as MTV returned to the city once more to host the Titanic Sounds festival. With a star-studded line-up featuring the likes of Olly Murs and Pixie Lott it came as no surprise that tickets …

Music

Album Review: Tyler, The Creator – Goblin

Odd Future’s figurehead Tyler, The Creator releases his sophomore album Goblin, the first from the collective to have a release on a major label. The most hyped release of the year doesn’t live up to expectations, with few quality tracks, the album eventually suffers from a lack of musical ideas …

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Battle of the Bands Beckons Amazing Talent

Emma-Kate O’Reilly reports. The third heat of the much anticipated Battle of the Bands took place on Friday 5th February. The battle ground was the up and coming music venue The Sail Inn, which is establishing itself as the new hotspot for original alternative music. The artists came from far …