Niamh Brook


Christmas Favourite: Nativity

Every year, on the 1st December, one film graces my screen and has done for the past 10 years. Nativity, for me, encapsulates everything I love about Christmas. Funny, charming and silly, the film champions normality by specifically casting normal children with no previous experience to play the lead roles. This adds a wonderful charm…

Film, Venue

Norwich Film Festival 2020

I come from a city that does not value the arts. When I moved to Norwich three years ago it felt like walking into a whole new world. Norwich is a place where art is valued and nowhere is this more evident than at the Norwich Film Festival.  Now, don’t be fooled the Norwich Film…


Concrete at the London Film Festival

The London Film Festival, since its inception in 1957, has screened a wide range of both independent and mainstream films that showcase the power of cinema and innovative filmmaking. The London Film Festival continues to be an important event in the British film industry and this year Concrete was granted press access and had the…


The Crown: Anticipation for Season Four

I first stumbled across ‘The Crown’ in late 2016. Now, I’m going to be honest with you, initially I wasn’t really fussed about watching the show upon its release. However, 16-year-old Niamh was madly in love with one of the show’s main stars, Matt Smith. So, on a whim, I gave it a go and…


Tenet: an interesting insight into inversion

‘Tenet’ marks the welcome return of the blockbuster to the silver screen. The first film released after lockdown, Christopher Nolan’s Tenet shows us a world of inverted espionage, a means of using  time travel as a means to save the world. It has become expected for Nolan’s work to be something of a visual masterpiece…

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January 2021
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    Favourite song covers
    Ma’am, this is a Wendy’s
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    Favourite song covers
    Is this author 14 years old with absolutely zero knowledge on music? Has to be. Two out of three songs are irrelevant. Both by shitty bands. Who paid for this?…
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    Should we mourn GCSE poetry?
    Wonderful article! Very insightful and brilliantly communicated. I wasn't aware of this issue before, but this article has really brought it to light for me. Thank you very much!
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