Articles by: Julia Molloy
Julia Molloy is an English Literature and Creative Writing undergrad at Lancaster University. She enjoys writing short stories and poetry as well as freelance blogging.

12 Years A Slave – Review

February 10, 2014 12:03 pm0 comments
12 Years A Slave – Review

Based on the true story and book of the same name, 12 Years a Slave follows Solomon Northup, a free man from New York who is kidnapped and sold into slavery. What follows is twelve hellish years where Solomon experiences violence on an unthinkable scale, when all he wants is […]

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Review

November 24, 2013 8:46 am0 comments
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Review

This week sees the second instalment of the Hunger Games trilogy reach our screens in suitably magnificent style. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, Catching Fire begins with the aftermath of Peeta and Katniss’s victory in the 74th Hunger Games with the dawning realisation that the manner of […]

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Five for Fighting – Bookmarks (Album Review)

October 14, 2013 7:32 pm0 comments
Five for Fighting – Bookmarks (Album Review)

Five for Fighting are back with their sixth album Bookmarks,  and what an album it is. Frontman John Ondrasik has proven once again his prowess when it comes to soft rock and catchy songs that will stay in your head for days to come. Ondrasik continues the piano-led theme of […]

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Isle of the Dead by Alex Connor – Review

October 10, 2013 10:21 am0 comments
Isle of the Dead by Alex Connor – Review

Alex Connor’s latest thriller, Isle of the Dead, sees conspiracy and murder surface because of a mysterious painting. When Gaspare Reni, art collector, and Nino Bergstrom, his adopted son, are presented with Titian’s painting of sixteenth-century murderer Angelico Vespucci, they are alarmed as to what it could mean. The rumour […]

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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – Film Review

September 14, 2013 3:19 pm1 comment
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – Film Review

Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series is the latest teenage fiction to translate to the big screen. Starring Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell Bower, City of Bones tells the story of an ordinary girl about to step into an extraordinary world. When Clary (Collins) witnesses a murder that no-one else can […]

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Dracula by Bram Stoker – Review

August 8, 2013 11:44 pm0 comments
Dracula by Bram Stoker – Review

I’ve never been a fan of vampires. TV dramas and films are so saturated with them that the thought of reading a novel centred on the most famous vampire of all made me groan. Yet, with the possibility that I may be studying this novel at university in the near […]

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The Internship – Film Review

July 18, 2013 8:21 pm0 comments
The Internship – Film Review

Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson star in the latest comedy to hit the screens this summer. When salesmen Billy (Vaughn) and Nick (Wilson) are laid off, Billy tries to get the duo back on track and up to date with the modern world by applying for an internship meant for […]

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Editors – The Weight of Your Love (Album Review)

July 10, 2013 1:55 pm0 comments
Editors – The Weight of Your Love (Album Review)

The four years since their previous album have seen some major changes for Editors. The lead guitarist Chris Urbanowicz left the band in 2012 due to musical differences and two new members, Justin Lockey and Elliott Williams, joined. Their new album, The Weight of Your Love, is then inevitably a […]

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