A Brief Review of Everything

Student sets out to review everything in existence. Fails miserably.

Author Archives: acbutton

iThink Therefore I Am

One of the more interesting alien races to be introduced on Doctor Who in recent years are the Ood, and not just because their faces look like a mop designed … Continue reading

25/10/2013 · Leave a comment

No Room At the Urn

Alex is back and this time he’s worrying about death. If there is one constant in life, it is the knowledge that after you reach your mid twenties you’ve pretty … Continue reading

21/10/2013 · Leave a comment

Film: Escape Plan

If you’ve been in two minds about whether or not you want to go and see Escape Plan, allow me to conduct a simple test: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone … Continue reading

18/10/2013 · Leave a comment

Guest Post: I came, I Saw, I Tweeted

As I’ve been particularly busy lately, I here present the first in a series of guest posts by my good friend and perennial grumpy old man, Mr. Alexander P. Williams … Continue reading

16/10/2013 · Leave a comment

Quick Review: Battlefield 4 Beta

(A short article written for my local student newspaper). Let’s face facts. The Battlefield 4 beta was never going to be a perfect example of an FPS – its very … Continue reading

11/10/2013 · 2 Comments

Book: The Flamethrowers

If I’m completely honest, when I first picked up The Flamethrowers I was all set for a tale about a crack military squad systematically offing bad guys by burning them … Continue reading

09/10/2013 · Leave a comment

Total War: Rome 2

When I sat down to play Total War: Rome 2 on Tuesday, my expectations were pretty high. I’ve been a fan of the series for a few years now, and … Continue reading

06/09/2013 · Leave a comment

Arts: Haikus

  Not much fun to read, But they’re very quick to write When you’ve got no time.

04/09/2013 · Leave a comment

Arts: Joining a TV Show Late

Breaking Bad started its fifth and final season recently, and my, it’s a cracking bit of telly isn’t it? Following Walter White’s journey from quiet chemistry teacher through to bald … Continue reading

02/09/2013 · 3 Comments

Arts: Elysium and Storytelling

Storytelling can be a difficult business. In science fiction, where the rules of the world are not necessarily the same as our own, this is doubly so; the director has … Continue reading

30/08/2013 · 4 Comments