Tag: Review

TV, Venue

‘Normal People’- “Lost in Translation”

I adored Sally Rooney’s second novel when it first shot to the top of bestseller lists in 2019, long before talks of film and television rights had begun. The prose was something very special: spare, terse, even, dare I say, plain; yet intense, potent, shrewd. It caught you off guard, masquerading as if it was…

Gaming, Venue

Inside XBOX: What’s New?

‘Inside Xbox’ went behind the scenes with the team from Xbox and third-party designers and developers to demonstrate what we can expect from the Xbox Series X, due to be released towards the end of 2020. Streaming over YouTube on 7 May 2020, ‘Inside Xbox’ bought us the first exclusive preview of gameplay for the…

Gaming, Venue

Monster Sanctuary: an indie RPG-platformer which leaves the platforming as an afterthought

Exploring a colourful world and collecting similarly colourful monsters is a pass time most of this section’s readers are familiar with, I’m sure. But I doubt you’ve ever done it like this. In Moi Rai Games’ ‘Monster Sanctuary’, the RPG subgenre of monster collecting is combined with classic platform exploration akin to Metroid. The game…

Film, Venue

To All The Sequels I’ve Liked Before

To those unaware of Netflix’s ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’, or indeed Jenny Han’s 2014 novel of the same name, the story follows Lara Jean, who writes letters to the boys she has ‘liked’ in her years, and her younger sister Kitty sends out the letters. This is where Lara Jean and Peter…

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