Andrew Pollard

’13: Not so unlucky for cinema

While the superstitious out there may be worried about what 2013 will bring, critic Andrew Pollard argues that whatever else happens, the films will be good

Posted on 18th January 2013

Review: 7 Psychopaths

One mob thug turns to the other and casually asks his accomplice if he’s ever seen anyone shot through the eye? The other replies with a no, but recounts shoving an Ice pick righ...

Posted on 20th December 2012

Christmas Countdown

As the most wonderful time of the year draws closer, our writers provide a list of the best festive films to get you through the season! The Nightmare Before Christmas Spiders, sk...

Posted on 6th December 2012

Top 3: Movie Moustaches


Posted on 16th November 2012

Album Review: Aerosmith – Music From Another Dimension

Forty two years, fourteen studio albums, and more best of greatest hits than I care to remember, have lead to this moment

Posted on 13th November 2012

Single Review: Foals – Inhaler

Bethany Griffiths Two years after the release of their second album, Total Life Forever, Foals are back with their new track, ‘Inhaler’, taken from their forthcoming third studio album, Holy Fire

Posted on 11th November 2012

Redbrick meets… Passion Pit

It’s been a difficult few years for Passion Pit

Posted on 27th October 2012

Review: Ruby Sparks

Written by and starring Zoe Kazan, Ruby Sparks is an endearing indy rom-com revolving around Calvin, a troubled young writing prodigy and his girlfriend Ruby

Posted on 21st October 2012

OxjamBrum Takeover Festival 2012

Music fans packed into seven city-centre venues to see and hear performances by emerging talent as well as established headline artists including Ivor Novello award-winning singer-songwriter Scott Matthews at The Yardbird and a set by urban wordsmith Polarbear at The Sunflower Lounge.

Posted on 19th October 2012

Single Review: Green Day – Kill The DJ

After Billie Joe’s recent stage antics and his subsequent check-in to rehab, you could be forgiven for expecting Green Day’s newest single to be a firecracker

Posted on 4th October 2012