War for the Planet of the Apes - Soundtrack

CoverMichael Giacchino's original score for War for the Planet of the Apes is released through Sony Classical. The film is the third chapter to the 2011 & 2014 movies Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. It features Caesar and his apes being forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet... [click here...]

 

 

Spider-Man: Homecoming - Soundtrack review

CoverSony Music release the Spider-Man: Homecoming Original Motion Picture Soundtrack featuring the music of Grammy® and Academy Award®-winning composer Michael Giacchino. A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man, who made his debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May, under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark. Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened... [click here...]

 

The Waking Land (Hardback) - Book review

CoverDuring an aborted civil war between two claimants to the throne of Eren, four year old Elanna is taken by the ruling king to Eren as surety of her father’s good behaviour. As a hostage to fortune she is brought up in the cosmopolitan capital and in the next fourteen years thinks only of her estranged family with resentment. When the King abruptly dies Elanna finds herself accused of his murder and must flee back to her family and her homeland of Caeris… [click here...]

 

John Williams: Themes for Piano - review

CoverVarèse Sarabande release John Williams: Themes and Transcriptions for Piano. The album features the original music composed by John Williams from classic films like Lincoln, The Empire Strikes Back, Schindler's List and Harry Potter, among others. All pieces were specially recorded for this release and performed by acclaimed classical pianist Simone Pedroni... [click here...]

 

Marvel Heroes Omega (PS4) - Game review

CoverMarvel Heroes Omega combines the core gameplay of action-RPGs and MMOs with an expansive library of heroes from the Marvel Universe. Take on the role of your favourite characters, including Spider-Man, the Avengers, the Defenders, the Inhumans, the X-Men, the Guardians of the Galaxy, and more! With thousands of hours of character progression, hundreds of costumes, and an ever-growing roster of playable heroes and rewards... [click here...]

 

Slaughterhouse Five (1972) - Blu-ray review

CoverBilly Pilgrim is captured during the Battle of the Bulge and is eventually transported to the supposed safe city of Dresden, in time for the allies to fire bomb the city killing more than twenty-five thousand people. Billy has become "unstuck" in time and so travels backwards and forwards in his own timeline. Near the end of his life he is abducted and placed in an alien zoo on Tralfamadore. Here Billy learns that the Tralfamadorians have a very different idea of time and free will, surprised that in all the planets that they have visited only Earth has this concept... [click here...]

 

Nex Machina (PS4) - Game review

CoverTraveling through a diverse alternate universe where robots have taken over and humans have an unhealthy symbiosis with their screened devices, in Nex Machina you start in a "Techno Forest" and then make your way through an ever-increasing robot infestation as you attempt to save humanity... [click here...]

 

Wonder Woman - Movie review

CoverIt’s no secret that WW has resonated with women worldwide, the box office and press have made that clear but why? On the most basic level it’s great to have an action film that doesn’t assume that women would never watch it, or that they’ll only watch it if there’s a love story. Studios thought that there would be no female audience for comic book movies and that male cinema goers wouldn’t want to see a film with a female lead... so Wonder Woman waited on Themyscira whilst Batman after Batman danced with devil in the pale moonlight... [click here...]

 

Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story - DVD

CoverOnce upon a time, Jack and the Beanstalk was a fairy tale, but for Jonathan William Hapsburg Robinson (Jack, for short) it’s a part of history - a giant secret buried in the Robinson family closet for centuries. In order to undo the ancient family curse, Jack must return to a different place and time, to a fantastic world where fairy tales come true. Here a handful of beans really can produce magic, a goose really can lay a golden egg and a beanstalk does indeed reach into the heavens where an immortal giant lives, breathes and swears vengeance for all eternity... [click here...]

 

The Town of Light (PS4) - Game review

CoverPlay through the eyes of Renée, a 16-year-old girl who suffers from the symptoms of mental illness. She is searching for answers to the many questions from her past, whilst exploring the place where she spent most of her youth. Guide Renée through a dark and emotional journey where the lines between entertainment, storytelling and reality blur. Based on extensive research and inspired by real events, The Town of Light is a first-person psychological story adventure game set in the Volterra Psychiatric Asylum, based in Tuscany, Italy... [click here...]