You Should Be Reading: January 2017

(Written for Filmoria) Last month began my monthly feature, You Should Be Reading, with the end of what 2016 had to offer in terms of book adaptations. Now it’s time to step into the new year, and to take a look at what adaptations are being released in January 2017.

You Should Be Reading: December 2016

(Written for Filmoria) This month sees the introduction of my new monthly feature for Filmoria, You Should Be Reading, which looks at what book adaptations are being released as films over the following month. If you love reading just as much as you do watching, then this feature will tell you everything you need to know […]

TV Review: Follow The Money

Rating: BBC Four is the place to be for Scandinavian drama at the minute. Following on from the success of The Bridge, River, and Trapped (which I reviewed last month), this month sees the DVD and Blu-Ray release of the latest Nordic Noir & Beyond TV series, Follow The Money. After concluding on BBC4 on […]

TV Review: Trapped

(Published on HeyUGuys) Rating: Arrow Films is pleased to announce the release of the complete first season of the thrilling Icelandic crime drama, Trapped. The series concluded on BBC Four on 12th March, and follows previous Nordic Noir hit drama series, The Bridge. Originally titled Ófærð, and created by the directed of last year’s theatrical […]

A Valentine’s Day Infographic: Love Words Counter

With Valentine’s Day coming up, this week I have three infographics to share. This final post comes from The Unplag plagiarism checker team, who have analysed 2,365,012 words from romantic novels to find out what story has the highest percentage of ‘love words’.

A Valentine’s Day Infographic: Famous Love Story Endings

With Valentine’s Day coming up, this week I have three infographics to share. This second post comes from The Unplag plagiarism checker team, who have thoroughly studied 18 of the most popular love stories to compare the different ways in which a romance can end – on paper, at least.

A Valentine’s Day Infographic: Could Bad Grammar = Forever Alone?

With Valentine’s Day coming up, this week I have three infographics to share. This first post comes from Grammarly, who have done some research to find out whether the way people write when they’re looking for love can make a difference. Grammarly has partnered with the online dating website eHarmony for their research, seeking to […]

Happy Halloween! Which Literary Monster Are You?

It’s Halloween weekend, and to celebrate the spooky holiday, Grammarly have created a monster of a quiz. Have you ever been reading one of your favourite horror novels and found yourself wondering, “Who am I more like? Dracula? or Frankenstein?” Well, no… me neither. But by taking this quiz, you can find out which iconic […]

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Smash Up A House In New ‘Demolition’ Trailer

(Written for Filmoria) Opening the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, this week we have a new trailer for Demolition, which stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a successful investment banker, who is struggling after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. From director Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club and Wild) and with screenplay by Bryan Sipe, […]

Top 12 On-Screen Portrayals of Real-Life Gangsters

(Written for Filmoria) Next week sees the release of the hugely anticipated Legend, which stars Tom Hardy as both of the notorious Kray twins. To celebrate the film’s release, we take a look at 12 of the best on-screen portrayals of real-life gangsters in film. Set to be released on 9th September and directed by […]

Grammarly Celebrate World Literacy Day With New Infographic

To celebrate International Literacy Day and to help raise awareness about the importance of literacy, Grammarly have created a new infographic to bring to your attention the seriousness and importance of global literacy. By gathering the latest literacy statistics from around the world, the infographic looks at the facts of illiteracy, what exactly it is […]

7 New High-Quality Images for ‘Batman v Superman’

(Written for Filmoria) The summer blockbusters are coming to an end for 2015, and with a few big releases still left for the rest of the year, we’re already eager for 2016 to get a move on. One of the most anticipated films we can’t wait to see is DC’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of […]

Guardian Live Events Presents ‘3 1/2 Minutes’

Guardian Live Docs brings together some of the most compelling feature-length documentaries from around the world, in a double bill every month with a new Guardian commissioned short documentary. Set to be screened on 30th September, Guardian Live presents their latest documentary, 3 1/2 Minutes.