The Amazing Spider-Man 2 | Review | Film

Web-slinging isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. The struggles of being a teenager (played by 30-year-old Andrew Garfield) are bad enough without evil villains turning up to mess with your on again, off again relationship. Spider-Man isn’t having an easy time of it either, with many in New York City, including the conspicuously absent … Continue reading The Amazing Spider-Man 2 | Review | Film

Escapism vs Realism: What is Entertainment? | Film and Gaming | This Is Entertainment

Some people might insist that entertainment as an entity exists as a ‘way out’ from the stresses and hardships of everyday life, but why then do games and films so often strive to be ‘realistic’? Surely if we just wanted to escape from reality (without turning to hallucinogenic substances), then the most attractive prospect would … Continue reading Escapism vs Realism: What is Entertainment? | Film and Gaming | This Is Entertainment

Believing the Hype – Part 1: Most Antipated Films of 2012 | This Is Entertainment

With the excitement of New Year over and done with and the daily grind of work and school already kicking in, it’s time to think about what’s worth getting excited about in 2012. Sure there’s some sort of Olympics and a European football tournament, and even the end of the world (perhaps), but the really … Continue reading Believing the Hype – Part 1: Most Antipated Films of 2012 | This Is Entertainment

Feel Good Hits Of The Summer: May’s Blockbusters

Summer has always been a big release time for film, with films released July 4 weekend smashing records on an almost yearly basis, but does this years crop of films look to stand up to the pedigree of past years. Last year was dominated by the superhero, as Iron Man and The Dark Knight stole … Continue reading Feel Good Hits Of The Summer: May’s Blockbusters