The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1: Review

Starting not too long after the events of Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 sees Katniss in a hidden complex in District 13, having fled District 12 after it is destroyed. She is suffering the emotional toll of the games and the consequences of the decisions made there, Peeta has been captured and taken… Continue reading The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1: Review

Writing A Screenplay That Works

Aspirant screenwriters will receive hands-on experience in writing the first 10 pages of their screenplay in The Writing Studio’s The Write Journey workshop that takes place on Saturday November 29 and December 6 from 10am until 5pm. The workshop is presented by Daniel Dercksen, a published playwright and screenwriter, who has been teaching workshops throughout… Continue reading Writing A Screenplay That Works

The Drop: Review

Finding himself at the centre of a robbery plot gone awry, Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) become embroiled in a criminal plot and police investigation. The Drop presents you with a basic plot, yet, we are slowly endeared to Bob. He is a simple, gentle, kind soul, and steals everyone’s heart when he helps a puppy. Said… Continue reading The Drop: Review

Transcendence (Blu-Ray): Review

The Film The story of Dr. Will Caster, and his drive to further the realm of artificial intelligence. That is, until a terror group targets him, and his consciousness is uploaded into one such program. Transcendence is likely to require repeat viewing by many, should they wish to grasp the many scientific concepts used in… Continue reading Transcendence (Blu-Ray): Review

10 Animated Shorts Advance in 2014 Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 87th Academy Awards®. Fifty-eight pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “The Bigger Picture,” Daisy Jacobs, director,… Continue reading 10 Animated Shorts Advance in 2014 Oscar Race

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