Imagine a place where wishes come true … Disney drops trailer and poster for Wish

SNAPSHOTIn Disney Animation’s Wish, Asha, a sharp-witted idealist, makes a wish so powerful that it is answered by a cosmic force—a little ball of boundless energy called Star. Together, Asha and Star confront a most formidable foe—the ruler of Rosas, King Magnifico—to save her community and prove that when the Continue Reading

Road to Eurovision 2023: Week 6 – Iceland, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, San Marino and Slovenia (Semi-final 2, part 3)

What is the Eurovision Song Contest?Started way back in 1956 as a way of drawing a fractured Europe back together with the healing power of music, the Eurovision Song Contest, or Concours Eurovision de la Chanson – the contest is telecast in both English and French – is open to Continue Reading

Graphic novel review: Paper Girls volumes 1 & 2 by Brian K. Vaughan (writer) and Cliff Chiang (artist)

Time travel is always a compelling element to add to the narrative mix. There’s the inherent upsetting of the linear natural order, the frisson of excitement that comes from wildly unpredictable parts trying to fit into a whole to which they don’t organically belong and the confusion/thrill of characters grappling Continue Reading

Get ready for a “different vibe”: Heartstopper season 2 drops a teaser trailer and release date

SNAPSHOTNick and Charlie navigate their new relationship, Tara (Corinna Brown) and Darcy (Kizzy Edgell) face unforeseen challenges and Tao (William Gao) and Elle (Yasmin Finney) work out if they can ever be more than just friends. With exams on the horizon, a school trip to Paris and a prom to Continue Reading

Movie review: Tetris

History doesn’t always make for good stories. In-between all the big battles and epic moments, there’s an awful lots of business-as-usual incidents that don’t lend themselves to exciting storytelling, no matter how much extra made-up oomph Hollywood might inject into proceedings. And then there are stories like the one behind Continue Reading