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George Barker

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A 3rd year Historian with a penchant for pointless facts, a mild Board game addiction and a passion for film. George takes inspiration from his role model Jonah. J. Jameson. His talents include caffeine consumption, achieving a decent pub quiz score and remaining calm in the face of Vogon poetry. His goals this year include exposing that Criminal Spiderman!

The myth of the gun

In 2014, 21% of video game sales in the US were ‘Shooters’, and another 28% were ‘Action’ games, likely featuring guns in some capacity....
Dad's Army. Photo: Universal Pictures

Review – Dad’s Army

Opening with ‘The year is 1944. On the brink of defeat, our Nation….’ the trailer for Dad’s Army filled many fans with the same...
Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega) and BB-8 run away from First Order forces.

Editors’ Pick – 2015

1) Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation Let’s face it, most of us weren’t expecting Tom Cruise to deliver another Mission Impossible film worthy of watching, but...
Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg team up in American Ultra.

Review – American Ultra

From its promotion American Ultra appeared to be an unassuming stoner comedy with a healthy dose of action thrown in. While the leads are...

Star Wars: Battlefront – A New Hope?

It’s been ten years since Star Wars: Battlefront 2. Now with a new one finally arriving this year, can it live up to expectation?...

Decades of Film: 1980s

‘HEEEERE’S STANLEY!’ Stanley Kubrick: recluse, perfectionist, innovator, chess player, family man, uncompromising genius, a whirlwind of creative force who was as loved by audiences as...