Tag: Apocalypse

Gaming

Review: Metro Exodus

Of the many post-apocalyptic video games released over the last decade or so, titles in the Metro franchise have often came as close to the most typical – and, in a sense, brutalistic – visions of a broken future after economic, social and environmental catastrophe. Opening with a nuclear winter that rages across what was…

TV

Diamonds in the rough – TV’s hidden gems

We’re in the golden age of television and as viewers we are absolutely spoilt for choice, but with Netflix homogenising what we see, it becomes easy for some of the best shows to slip under the radar. Here are some of the strongest series we’ve seen in recent years that you’ve probably never heard of;…

Film

Game soundtracks

The music of gaming is not just an afterthought anymore. The high-calibre games of 2018 possess such detail and finesse in their plots, characters and designs that it would be a crime to underscore the whole affair with the repetitive elevator music of old. For one genre in particular, this is of even greater importance…

Film, OldVenue

X-Men Apocalypse

The X-Men series has been one of the longest running superhero franchises and, with Apocalypse, it manages to continue on a good if not spectacular note. Following the rise of the world’s oldest mutant Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac), the X-Men, led by Xavier (James McAvoy), have to unite in order to stop him and his four…

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