David Bowie: ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide – Analysis.

By Mollie Campbell David Bowie’s ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars’ album is a journey between the five years before earth is supposed to die, the album ends with the song ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide’ which is significant because he almost foreshadowed the end to his own character’s lifeContinue reading “David Bowie: ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide – Analysis.”

How American Idol and the X-Factor have destroyed the music industry.

By Mollie Campbell.   Now I’ll start off by apologising in advance for the rant I am about to give, this is something I feel very passionately about. And this article is totally just my opinion, everybody’s is different but as a young song-writer/musician, I thought I would put my views together in one place!Continue reading “How American Idol and the X-Factor have destroyed the music industry.”

Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ – Review.

By Mollie Campbell. Show:  ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Based on:  ‘The Umbrella Academy’ by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá (comic book series). Where to watch:  Netflix Genre:  Sci-Fi/Drama/Superhero Rating:  9/10 Similar shows:  Dark, Marvel’s Runways, X-men. As soon as I started watching this show I was hooked, the way it was put together so intricately yetContinue reading “Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ – Review.”

The Green Book- Movie Review.

By Mollie Campbell. Movie: The Green Book Director: Peter Farrelly Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini. Duration: 130 mins Rating: 5/5 I just wanted to start by saying that this post isn’t like my other articles, more of a scene by scene analysis due to how important it is. This film fresh, powerful andContinue reading “The Green Book- Movie Review.”

Ready Player One- Book Review.

By Mollie Campbell. Book: Ready Player One Author: Ernest Cline Genre: Science-Fiction, Dystopian Rating: 9/10   When I read the synopsis for ‘Ready Player One’ by Ernest Cline I was intrigued, but not enough to give it a read. This was due to the fact that I am not a gamer; the last video gameContinue reading “Ready Player One- Book Review.”

Tears for Fears – Gig Review.

By Mollie Campbell. Band: Tears for Fears Opening Act: Alison Moyet Location: Bournemouth Rating 9/10 A nostalgia storm swept through Bournemouth last night as 80’s band ‘Tears for Fears’ took to the stage at the BIC, treating the audience to their iconic back catalogue of hits plus some fan favourites. The band, comprised of RolandContinue reading “Tears for Fears – Gig Review.”

‘Simon vs. the homo sapiens agenda’- Book Review.

By Mollie Campbell. Book: ‘Simon vs. the homo sapiens agenda’ Author: Becky Albertalli Rating: 6/10 Genre: Young Adult, Romance, LGBT   When I first started reading ‘Simon vs. the homo sapiens agenda’ I found it very difficult to sink my teeth into, nothing seemed to jump out at me which was quite disheartening as IContinue reading “‘Simon vs. the homo sapiens agenda’- Book Review.”

‘Beautiful Boy’- Movie review.

By Mollie Campbell. Movie review: Beautiful Boy Directed by: Felix Van Groeningen Starring: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet. Duration: 120 mins Rating: 4/5 When I heard about this film I immediately loved the idea of Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet teaming up as a father/son duo, I knew both acting capabilities would result in something powerful.Continue reading “‘Beautiful Boy’- Movie review.”

Why ‘Fahrenheit 451’ is still an incredibly important piece of literature and why every young person should read it.

By Mollie Campbell. In my last article I wrote about how technology, the internet and Social Media is impacting our lives, and how it appears to be destroying our authenticity, in this article I will be discussing the importance of ‘Fahrenheit 451’ by Ray Bradbury and why every young adult should read it. Like IContinue reading “Why ‘Fahrenheit 451’ is still an incredibly important piece of literature and why every young person should read it.”

Is technology and Social Media becoming so integral to people’s lives that it is lessening the impact of our passions? Just how dangerous is it?

By Mollie Campbell. We all understand the current climate of society, a very large proportion of life now revolves around the use of technology and its corresponding apps, social media etc… from simply using email, to Apple Pay, from ordering Christmas presents, to managing your bank account from the comfort of your own phone. TheseContinue reading “Is technology and Social Media becoming so integral to people’s lives that it is lessening the impact of our passions? Just how dangerous is it?”