Author Archives: Joel Murray

About Joel Murray

Born and bred in Leicester, I am currently studying Media Production at the University of Lincoln. I'm a Christian and a musician, I play the oboe and different guitars. I love football, my club is Leicester City. I enjoy films, music and video games. You can follow me on Twitter at @joelmurray.

Royal or student: why get married?

The Royal Wedding isn’t the only marriage of the year – as despite the costs, many students are opting to get married.

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The King’s Speech is moving and majestic

“The King’s Speech” has received international acclaim as Colin Firth has come from Mr Darcy to King George VI struggling with a stammer, his brother abdicating and the emergence of World War Two.

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Tron enters the third dimension

Tron Legacy has hit the big screen but how does it measure up? Joel Murray reviews the much anticipated sequel.

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Fincher’s clever Facebook film

Everybody knows about it and just about everybody uses it — so a film about Facebook seems inevitable, but can it work? Joel Murray reviews “The Social Network”.

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Is Hollywood looking to Christianity?

Hollywood has apparently found a new lucrative market in Christians. Joel Murray looks to see if there are any parallels between Christian themes and films.

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An attraction or deterrent? A look at film classifications

Are the public becoming more desensitised to violence and gore? Joel Murray takes a look at the ever-changing criteria for classifying films.

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Resident Evil in gory 3D glory

The fourth film in the video game inspired action/horror series, have the zombies bitten off more than they can chew? Joel Murray takes a look at Resident Evil: Afterlife.

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K-O performance for ‘Scott Pilgrim’ film

Videogames and comics combine to create a romance and action film like no other. Joel Murray reviews the self-titled “epic of epic epicness”.

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Nolan succeeds again with ‘Inception’

Prepare to be amazed and astounded with Christopher Nolan’s latest film “Inception”, with visuals and a plot to surprise everyone.

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Brits and Bruckheimer make ‘Prince of Persia’ epic

Continuing the record of live-action epics, Walt Disney Pictures bring “Prince of Persia: Sands of Time” to the big screen.

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