Tag : Stephanie Bennett

A Bright Light in Netflix’s Library

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Netflix’s big-budget Will Smith flick is enjoyable, but unremarkable. As far as action and fantasy films go, the recently-added film Bright on Netflix was rather good. It was funny throughout, with some of the witty quips between the two protagonists, human Scott Ward (Will Smith) and orc Nick Jakoby (Joel … Read More

The Return of The Crown: A Jewel of Netflix

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The return of The Crown was highly anticipated and it didn’t disappoint. It was just as well-acted as season one, with Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth, Matt Smith as Prince Philip and Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret to name a few of an excellent cast. The script and storyline were … Read More

Peaky Blinders Episode 6: End of the Road

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The final instalment of Peaky Blinders was widely expected to be an eye-opener for many an audience, and it was. It dealt with a number of recurring issues that have been raised throughout the series and was wholly satisfying in its conclusion. One issue to raise would be Luca Changretta’s … Read More

‘Vengeance is Yours’: Peaky Blinders Episode 5 Review

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Episode 5, the unfortunate penultimate chapter of season 4, was humorous and continues to build the tension of the overall plot while simultaneously providing some of the expected violence. After yet another cliffhanger at the end of episode 4, it was with baited breath that the audience watched as Tommy … Read More

‘We’re Never Free’: Dark Review

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The recently aired Netflix show ‘Dark’ is quite simply incredible. It was perhaps the ten most confusing hours of my life and, even while questioning core concepts like time and the universe, it was a startling introduction into the lives of four families after two boys go missing. It’s set … Read More

‘A Wasp in a Glass’: Peaky Blinders Episode 4 Review

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Tensions and plotlines begin to finally culminate, spinning a thread of revenge since the beginning of the series. A number of notable scenes are acted throughout the episode, one of the first entailing Changretta’s thirst for Shelby blood. It seems as if Polly’s cunning plan falls short but swiftly reveals … Read More

We Want Moore: The Henry Moore Foundation Exhibition

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  The current art exhibition ‘Becoming Henry Moore’ at The Henry Moore Foundation Exhibition is striking for both its simplicity and sheer excellence. It is clear that Moore’s work speaks for itself, and surrounded by his various influences and those he influenced through his own artistry, it is a stunning … Read More

‘Justified Ruthlessness’: Peaky Blinders Episode 3 Review

10 months ago / 0 comments

We once more dive back into 1920s Birmingham and all the smog, swearing and danger that go with it. Overall, the episode was no different from any of the previous; satisfyingly violent as the story progresses. Now the villain of the season has been successfully established with the usual dramatic … Read More

‘V for Vendetta’: Peaky Blinders Season 4, Episode 2

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If the tumultuous ending of season three that left audiences on a particularly sharp cliff-hanger was totally shocking, it didn’t come close to the alarming conclusion of the first episode of season four of Peaky Blinders. Episode two began with the aftermath; the blood, the smoke and the tension echoed … Read More

Treat Your Shelf – The Song of Achilles

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Whether your shelf is bursting with books or the only covering is a particularly thick dust from disuse, you should definitely add at least one more to it. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller is, quite ironically, indescribably beautiful. What you might recall as a classic myth of Achilles … Read More