Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2012«

Nick Parkes Considers the Intricacies of “Assassin’s Creed: Revelations”

January 24, 2012


(Ubisoft Montreal 2011) The abundance of free time for consumers and the money that gets chucked around leading up to New Year’s Eve is a very happy time for any market. Video games, as product of a fledgling industry, always cater to safe bets, which essentially saw the Christmas period of 2011 rain releases from […]

“Never Let Me Go” is a Poetic Film Full of Pathos by Joseph Misuraca

January 21, 2012


Never Let Me Go was one of the best films to be released in 2011. I highly recommend everyone to rent or purchase this gem. Mark Romanek’s directing is superb and the cinematography by Adam Kimmel is stunning. Alex Garland’s script, adapted from the eponymous novel by Japanese-English writer, Kazuo Ishiguro, is beautiful and memorable. Carey […]

2012 Golden Globes Virtual Experience by Matilda Dixon-Smith

January 16, 2012


Here we are, back again for another Awards Night Virtual Experience. This time, it’s the 69th Annual Golden Globes. Ah, the Globes, a poor man’s Academy Awards. I’ll let you in on a little secret, the Globes, maybe my fave. More relaxed than the Oscars (and thus, infinitely less dull), but without the tackiness of […]

The Return of the Midriff by Will Kay

January 8, 2012


If you were to believe the most recent fashion weeks (Spring/Summer 2012)  of New York, London, Milan and Paris, this summer navels will be back. I stopped counting midriffs after 25 shows. This trend isn’t unheralded in recent times, but its ubiquity is overwhelming. I, as someone at whom the trend isn’t aimed, rejoice in […]

“Neighbours” 2011: Bridie Mills explains why it was unusually unsatisfying

January 4, 2012


I’ll let you in on something. I watch Neighbours like it’s my day job. Every day, same hours, usually after I’ve finished 3 glasses of wine and can absorb the meaningful plotlines on a level that I can’t reach while sober. Isn’t that what day jobs entail? But I’ll admit something. I didn’t realise the […]

Jake Robinson’s 50 Best Songs of 2011 (10 – 1)

January 1, 2012


You’re Dripping Egg’s music writer Jake Robinson likes music. He also likes making lists. Lucky for his readers, he’s combined both these talents to count down his top 50 songs of 2011, in three instalments, in time for 2012. Here it is, Jake’s top 10 ‘Best Songs of 2011’, for your listening pleasure. Happy New Year, folks! […]