Over the years, cinemas have seen many enhancements in order to provide an improved experience, such as the implementation of digital technology and 3D glasses. However, one development that has been the subject of much controversy in recent months is the introduction of allocated seating at Cineworld cinemas.Continue Reading "Allocated seating at cinemas: the pros and cons"
“Whiplash” acknowledges the philosophy that “there are no two words in the English language more harmful than good job”. It’s a patronising congratulation for those unwilling to push themselves further. Fortunately for the film’s writer and director, Damien Chazelle, Whiplash goes far beyond a “good job”.Continue Reading "Review: Whiplash"
Laura Welsh is a fine example of an artist’s sheer persistence and hard work paying off. The Staffordshire-born singer/songwriter began her music career as the front woman of indie rock group Laura and the Tears.
Following the band’s split, Welsh embarked on a solo career under the Hey Laura alias, before finally settling on her birth name for the release of her content.Continue Reading "Review: Laura Welsh – Soft Control"
Since Rae Morris signed a recording contract on her eighteenth birthday, she has been teasing her loyal, yet ever-growing fanbase with her music, or so it seems, with each of her six EPs offering a tiny glimpse of what to expect from her debut album.Continue Reading "Review: Rae Morris – Unguarded"
A recent trend in the Official UK Charts is the rise in female solo singers off the back of appearances as a featured artist. Take Ella Eyre, Becky Hill and Jess Glynne for example, whose successes didn’t go unnoticed in 2014. Someone looking to replicate their achievements is Staffordshire-born singer-songwriter Laura Welsh.Continue Reading "Review: Laura Welsh – Ghosts"
The beginning of a new year brings with it the awards season, as the film industry recognises the best it has to offer. One movie that is hotly-tipped for success in 2015 is Bennett Miller’s “Foxcatcher”.Continue Reading "Review: Foxcatcher"