Author Archives: Matt Husselbury

Saturday Night TV and the Alcohol Industry Conspiracy

Being a sad, single male in my 20’s Saturday nights should be the highlight of my week. They aren’t. You know why? Saturday night television; it’s enough to turn a man to drink. In fact, as I write this (on a Saturday night) I’ve almost got through an entire bottle of wine and it’s only […]

Reality TV: The Harsh Reality Of Life.

My god. One look at the television schedule and you are faced with unbelievable horrors. Between the mix of gritty and depressing programming, showing us the real effects of the economic recession, and the annoying and tedious barrage of “reality television”, showing us what we can “aspire” to be. Let’s be honest, is there any […]

Is Cinema Getting Worse Or Am I Getting Too Critical

Recently I’ve experienced a great deal of disappointment when it comes to cinema. At the start of the summer I was disappointed by The Great Gatsby, then I was disappointed by Scary Movie V (given that my expectations were super low, it was an achievement), then I was disappointed by Iron Man 3, followed by […]

Nostalgia Club: Pokemon The First Movie

All the best things were created in the 90’s. Well, I’m always going to say that as I was born in the 90’s; It has nostalgia. With this in mind I’ve decided to start a new feature on the blog. With the power of hindsight I’m going to look back at the brilliant things from […]

Kick-Ass 2 Review

Let’s begin at the beginning. There was once a film called Kick-Ass. Man, that film rocked. It was paced well, scripted well, shot well and was basically just a great film. Also it ended in a manner that perfectly set up a sequel. A fantastic film that sets up the next one so well, how […]

The World’s End (Review)

Have you ever had that one great night out? That night that you wish you could relive over, and over again? Well the latest film from the creative team behind Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz explores this very idea. 5 friends meet up after years of absence to complete the 12 bar pub […]

The Art of Video Games: Artistic Medium or Not?

What is art? Really what would you consider it to be? Would it be a painting that hangs on the walls of a gallery? A sculpture, carved of marble, adorning a great hall? Street art sprayed on the wall of a building? A bed left unmade? I could go on with this, so I’ll get […]