Category Archives: historical

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword review

There are some stories that we will never stop telling. The recent round of these stories, be it fairytales, legends or classic books, seem to lean towards the “darker and grittier” aesthetic. A lot of people complain that this is … Continue reading

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Assassin’s Creed Review 

Rebels, freedom fighters, revolutionaries, or resistance members. All have at times throughout history used questionable methods, even terrorism, assassinations etc. to further their goals. Who are the good guys when those opposed to oppression kill without discrimination? That question has … Continue reading

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Kongens Nei – The King’s No

It might be strange for Americans, who fought a war to get rid of a king, to learn that Norwegians voted one in after gaining their independence peacefully. Since 1905, when Norway left the union with Sweden, our kings have … Continue reading

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The Revenant Review

The Revenant is a feat of strength, a relentless story of pure willpower. Almost all of it is filmed in the wild, with natural lighting. The violence is in a way too realistic to actually be realistic, if that can … Continue reading

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Penny Dreadful (HBO)

Sir Malcolm Murray (Timothy Dalton) and Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) are hunting dark forces in London. Soon they are aided by gunslinger Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett) and Dr. Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway). This gothic show features all our favourite monsters in … Continue reading

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The Grand Budapest Hotel Review

I have been a Wes Anderson fan ever since Mum told us to go to the neighbouring town to see The Royal Tenenbaums, because it seemed like a quirky little film. Quirky enough not to be shown at our local cinema, at … Continue reading

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Running to the Oscars: Short reviews

I have already posted my review of The Wolf of Wall Street, but in my haste to see as many Oscar noms before the night, I haven’t been writing reviews of them. I still haven’t seen them all, but I’ll still give … Continue reading

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