Film Reviews

The Mummy: Version 2.0?

Overall: 5/10 Disclaimer: I am by no means a film critic and everything I say is my subjective opinion. Anybody who knows me knows that it is not difficult to impress me with cinema. Some clean CGI, some sort of story and some good acting are often enough for me to justify the time spent… Continue reading The Mummy: Version 2.0?

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Film Reviews

The Pursuit of Happyness: 10 second sprint or lifetime marathon?

Overall: 8.5/10 Disclaimer: I am by no means a film critic and everything I say is my subjective opinion. The Pursuit of Happyness came out in 2006, so once again, I am a little bit late with this review. Nevertheless, having just seen it, I will crack on. The film follows the life of Chris… Continue reading The Pursuit of Happyness: 10 second sprint or lifetime marathon?

Film Reviews

The Social Network: Behind the Scenes of Facebook

Overall: 6/10 Disclaimer: I am by no means a film critic and everything I say is my subjective opinion. The Social Network is a 2010 film about the development of the social media platform Facebook. It follows the journey of the founder Mark Zuckerberg, who goes on to be the world's youngest billionaire. I understand… Continue reading The Social Network: Behind the Scenes of Facebook

Book Reviews · Physics

Simon Singh’s Big Bang: A really important book and why you need to read it

Overall: 8/10 Big Bang, by Simon Singh, is one of the first books I read as a cosmological and physics enthusiast. As a year 12 student in 6th form, it was one of the first experiences of real physics I had outside of my curriculum and I was more than impressed upon reading this book. Big… Continue reading Simon Singh’s Big Bang: A really important book and why you need to read it