Film Review: Cloud Atlas (Warner Bros; 2012)

BY GEMMA INGLIS Cloud Atlas has been described by its author David Mitchell as “unfilmable,” and yet this is what Tom Tykwer and the Wachowski siblings have done. With credits such as The Matrix Trilogy and Run Lola Run credited as the developers previous work, they seem capable taskmasters to undertake the mammoth task ofContinue reading “Film Review: Cloud Atlas (Warner Bros; 2012)”

Film Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Warner Bros. 2012)

BY PETER MCLOUGHLIN The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is an excellent fantasy spectacle. There are slight issues with length and script, and the frame rate and 3D are not as effective as they should be, but thanks to the effort of the studio – the care, craft and love in its production is evident throughoutContinue reading “Film Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Warner Bros. 2012)”

Album Review: The Overtones – Higher (Warner Bros; 2012)

By Niamh Marley The Overtones are probably the most aptly named group in music today.  New album “Higher” is both overworked and over polished. At first glance, the track list is a fabulously fun time warp.  It insinuates transportation to a kitsch 50s diner where doo-wop is the order of the day.  Unfortunately it failsContinue reading “Album Review: The Overtones – Higher (Warner Bros; 2012)”