Five must-see Netflix shows you should watch right now | Feature | Entertainment

Streaming is now more popular than ever and, regardless of your device, Netflix is the king as far as streaming TV goes. Don’t go thinking we’re on the payroll, no doubt there are better equipped services out there for films in particular (Lovefilm springs to mind), but that aside, with Netflix branching into original content … Continue reading Five must-see Netflix shows you should watch right now | Feature | Entertainment

Ten most anticipated titles of 2014 – Part 2 | Opinion | Entertainment

That’s right, we ran out of space to fit in ten before – there’s just so much to talk about. In case you missed it, have a read of the first five things we are excited about this year, then take a look at another five below. After that you may go, or if you’re … Continue reading Ten most anticipated titles of 2014 – Part 2 | Opinion | Entertainment

What is Defiance? – Gaming and television combined | Feature | Entertainment

The ‘movie tie-in’ game is one of the most disrespected of genres in the computer games industry, and yet SyFy and Trion Worlds have come together to create an experience which straddles both television and gaming media. The question is will does succeed? In short, the cop-out answer is that really it’s too early to … Continue reading What is Defiance? – Gaming and television combined | Feature | Entertainment

Franchises and remakes: Same old story or a fresh perspective? | Feature | Entertainment

Rolling out a re-tread of a tried and tested idea is (ironically) far from a new concept – in fact it has delivered some of the best films, games and even songs out there – but it also has a lot to answer for. Tried and tested? At present, only one or two films in … Continue reading Franchises and remakes: Same old story or a fresh perspective? | Feature | Entertainment

Playstation 4 First Look | Gaming | This Is Entertainment

The official announcement of the Playstation 4 (or PS4, if you’re cool) late on Wednesday night marks a step forward in console gaming, as gamers begin to take ‘next gen’ seriously. The contenders We might already have the WiiU, but most have been waiting for the big boys to show their hand. Sony has kicked … Continue reading Playstation 4 First Look | Gaming | This Is Entertainment

Wreck-It Ralph Review | Film | This Is Entertainment

Being compared to Toy Story is no bad thing, and in a sense you could simplify the plot of Wreck-It Ralph to ‘Toy Story, but with games’, but that sells it about as short as Sarah Silverman’s diminutive character Vanellope Von Schweetz. The film uses the past 30 years of computer games as its playground, … Continue reading Wreck-It Ralph Review | Film | This Is Entertainment

Biffy Clyro – Opposites | Album Review | Music | This Is Entertainment

Biffy Clyro are a band which always seem to have been around. Despite rising to power with debut Blackened Sky back in 2002, the band never seem to grab attention in the same way as a charismatic rock outfit like Foo Fighters, which is a shame when you consider the strength of their catalogue to … Continue reading Biffy Clyro – Opposites | Album Review | Music | This Is Entertainment

Review | Rear Window | Classic Films | This Is Entertainment

It’s unlikely Director Alfred Hitchcock appreciated just how right Rear Window’s Stella was back in 1954 when she said we had become a race of Peeping Toms: “What people ought to do is get outside their own house and look in for a change.” In the constantly connected culture of 2013, the boundaries of privacy … Continue reading Review | Rear Window | Classic Films | This Is Entertainment

13 for 2013: Our most anticipated films, music, gaming, technology and cyberculture | Entertainment | This Is Entertainment

The fun and games of 2012 is behind us, so it’s time to stop doing Gangnam Style, put down your ‘New’ iPad and think about all the exciting things which will clamour for both your attention and your wallet this year. Here are 13 things we are really looking forward to: Ingress (Available Now) It … Continue reading 13 for 2013: Our most anticipated films, music, gaming, technology and cyberculture | Entertainment | This Is Entertainment

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Review | Film | This Is Entertainment

It must be fun being short (or ‘vertically challenged’ if you want to go for the overly PC term). There’s no low ceilings or door frames to be contended with, hide and seek is a doddle and most exciting of all you are perfectly suited for an epic adventure. At least that’s what The Hobbit: … Continue reading The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Review | Film | This Is Entertainment