IT (Part One) reviewed

So, the long-awaited (and notoriously troubled production) remake of Stephen King’s mammoth 1,138 page novel is finally here, but was it worth the wait? Oh yes, it definitely was. Literally every aspect of the film is just bang-on-the button. Opening to a surprisingly gruesome first kill, this is one film that doesn’t hang about and…

Alien: Covenant (Reviewed)

The eagerly-awaited sequel to the much (and often unfairly) maligned Prometheus, Alien: Covenant is finally here to further expand and evolve the mythology of the Xenomorph’s origins. Ridley Scott seems to have been taking copious notes after the commercial and critical short-comings that made Prometheus such a disappointment for so many (personally, I really liked…

Guardians Of The Galaxy: Vol. 2 (Reviewed)

The benefit of any sequels, specifically that of the Marvel franchise, where precious time has to be spent introducing and establishing a multitude of characters with deeply complicated back-stories, is that they simply get to hit the ground running. Guardians Vol. 2 does this in spades. Opening to a thrilling and highly comical action-comedy set-piece,…

Nintendo Switch Announcement Recap and First Impressions.

Nintendo’s long awaited console, the Nintendo Switch, finally has a release date of March 3rd. Along side this rapidly approaching date, we learnt some new information about the console, which games and studios will be featured, along with a bigger look into the workings of the console, and – as always – some general Nintendo…

Final Fantasy XV – First Impressions

There is no doubt that Final Fantasy is one of the greatest series in gaming. From pixel beginnings to hair that Treseme would be jealous of, it has shaped much of the gaming world and has hit hard as a JRPG powerhouse for as long as I can remember. I have written before on how Final…

CantPauseThis.com’s Winter Movie Preview

So far this year’s summer tent pole movies have been a bit of a critical and, arguably, an audience failure. Films that had high hopes like Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice or Jason Bourne just did not light the box office on fire like they were supposed to (they made money but not enough)….

Stranger Things: A Discussion of Fan Theories

If you haven’t seen the Netflix original series Stranger Things yet, firstly: where have you been? It’s eight episodes! Seriously, drop what you’re doing and watch it. Trust me. And secondly: stop reading here. This is going to be spoiler heavy and will likely ruin one of the most interesting and original shows to air this…