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.

Despicable Me 2 Review

July 8, 2013 4:25 pm0 comments
Despicable Me 2 Review

Steve Carell, Miranda Cosgrove and Kristen Wiig star in the return of Gru and his minions in Despicable Me 2, a film just as funny and enjoyable as the first. Now that Gru (Carell) has adopted Margo, Agnes and Edith, his days as a villain are over, deciding instead to […]

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The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes: Review

June 21, 2013 1:52 pm0 comments
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes: Review

Winner of the Booker Prize in 2011, it’s safe to say that I expected a lot from Julian Barnes’s The Sense of an Ending. I hadn’t read a bad review of it, and since the novel is only 150 pages, I settled down to read it in a short amount […]

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Fake Family Fortunes: Why TV Has Lost Touch with the Real World

June 18, 2013 2:00 pm0 comments
Fake Family Fortunes: Why TV Has Lost Touch with the Real World

The TV channel ‘Challenge’ has stuck entertainment oil with its concept of showing old episodes of games show such as The Crystal Maze and Family Fortunes. Everyone loves being nostalgic from time to time, and if nothing else, turning retro is good for a laugh. Whilst waiting for another show […]

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Epic the Movie Review

May 29, 2013 1:23 pm0 comments
Epic the Movie Review

Amanda Seyfried and Josh Hutcherson star in Blue Sky’s new animated movie Epic, telling the story of a teenage girl who discovers a magical, miniature world on her doorstep. M. K. (Seyfried) goes to live with her eccentric father after the death of her mother. When the father-daughter relationship is at […]

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The Host (Review)

April 2, 2013 5:51 pm2 comments
The Host (Review)

An adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s novel, The Host sees Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, and Jake Abel starring in an apocalyptic-style love story. The human race has been taken over by an alien life form that transplants itself into the human body, repressing the human consciousness. But, when one of the […]

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Native by Onerepublic (Album Review)

12:00 pm0 comments
Native by Onerepublic (Album Review)

Onerepublic’s third album Native sees the Colorado-based band bring more fresh and catchy songs to our ears. Developing more of the upbeat sounds found in Waking Up, Native is a great album full of evocative melodies and stunning vocals by front man Ryan Tedder. The opening track, ‘Counting Stars’, certainly […]

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World Book Day For All

March 9, 2013 2:22 pm0 comments
World Book Day For All

On the morning of Thursday 7th March, I was flicking through the BBC website to compensate for not having a TV at university and I happened across an article with a negative view towards children going to school in fancy dress for World Book Day. Two things struck me about […]

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Why Zombies and Vampires are Dull

February 24, 2013 12:30 pm2 comments
Why Zombies and Vampires are Dull

When my friend visited my friend and I at university they said that they wanted to go and watch Warm Bodies at the cinema, I had no objections – a chilled night out with two of my closest friends was better than staying in and being bored. Yes, I didn’t […]

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