Tag : jade Verbick

TV Shows to Binge on Before Your Course Load Gets the Better of You

12 months ago / 0 comments

We all say that when we get to uni, we will kick our bad procrastination habits and focus on our studies. Let’s be honest, those bad habits are going nowhere. Whether it’s bonding with new flatmates or wasting optimum essay-writing time on a show you’re hooked on, here’s some TV … Read More

Montana: America’s Hidden Gem

1 year ago / 0 comments

Often overlooked for more cosmopolitan and well-known US destinations, the state of Montana is a hidden gem with plenty of beauty and charm for travelers to enjoy and explore. Spending the summer in southwest, Montana has been quite the adventure and has opened my eyes to all that the area … Read More

Review: The Santa Clarita Diet

2 years ago / 0 comments

Zombie films might be on the decline after nearly a decade of rising popularity, but TV series on the subject are still going strong. Joining the likes of The Walking Dead and iZombie is the new Netflix original Santa Clarita Diet. In this dark comedy, Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant … Read More

Review: The Bear and the Nightingale

2 years ago / 0 comments

The story starts off with a tale of a beautiful girl who bravely faces the winter demon Morozko and is rewarded riches beyond imagination. This old folktale slowly unravels in the novel to be the story of Vasilisa, the youngest daughter of the Russian boyar Pyotr Vladimirovich and his wife … Read More

Review: Is Legion as ‘Marvel’ous as expected?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Gritty and realistic, Legion shows the dark side of super powers. But does the new series live up to the hype? Marvel’s new television show is a far cry from its Netflix counterparts. Legion, which is connected to the X-Men comics, takes a mind-bending and darkly humorous approach to the … Read More

Sherlock, What Happened?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Did the highly-anticipated fourth season of the BBC Drama live up to our expectations? Three years after the lacklustre third series, and a year after the underwhelming christmas special ‘The Abominable Bride,’ Sherlock returned for its fourth series. The first episode aired on New Year’s Day and was viewed by … Read More

Riverdale: Netflix’s new Teen soap

2 years ago / 0 comments

Archie gets a modern update in the live-action teen drama Riverdale. The show, with its suspense, drama, and intrigue, is a far cry from the wholesome comics from which it derives its characters. Stories about football games and summer antics are replaced with murder and complicated, sometimes even taboo, relationships. … Read More

Review: Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

2 years ago / 0 comments

In his debut novel, Sleeping Giants, Sylvain Neuvel brings a fresh and global perspective to the well-worn science fiction trope of giant alien robots. When Rose Franklin is eleven, she falls into a hole while biking in the woods. She is discovered in the hole, laying in the palm of … Read More

Bringing Thanksgiving to Britain

2 years ago / 0 comments

Every year in America, families gather together to give thanks by eating copious amounts of food and consuming large quantities of alcohol, all whilst watching American football and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. It’s a national holiday steeped in tradition that brings people together to celebrate all that they have, … Read More