“Not as boring as the game” Warcraft review

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By Rob Stoakes

Of all of the video game movie adaptations, Warcraft is one of the more sensical ones.

It’s hard to play World of Warcraft for the stellar gameplay. Mostly it’s “click the thing” and “agonise for hours over whether you want +3 ugly green sword or the +1 ugly blue sword with +5 vs goblins.” And for a multiplayer game, the fans are some of the most anti-social people in the world. The basement dweller stereotype is cruel, disrespectful and often times entirely correct. Continue reading

Snow White & The Huntsman: Review

Snow White has certainly been receiving a lot of attention this year and it’s been hard to ignore two films competing with each other to win the accolade of best cinema adaptation.

Julia Roberts has already starred in sickly sweet adaptation Mirror Mirror and here Kristen Stewart of Twilight fame takes on the lead role in the gritty, dramatic adaptation of the fairytale. But is it a good take on a children’s classic? Continue reading