Tag Archives: Reviews

Standing Ovation for ‘Jane Eyre’

Jane Eyre

By Niamh Hanrahan

As seen in Pegasus Pages (December 2012).

This year’s CLC production of Jane Eyre, directed by Mrs Richards, was performed at the Parabola Arts Centre on the 6th, 7th and 8th December, 2012. It was an adaptation of the original story by Charlotte Brontë, with Rochester’s secret wife, Bertha, also representing the other side of Jane’s personality, a mad, violent and passionate woman – everything a Victorian woman must not show herself to be in society.

Cadbury World is a Chocolate Haven

Cadbury World

By Darcy Beck

Our junior journalists have taken a stab at their first articles – bravo! As seen in Pegasus Pages (December 2012).

Cadbury World is a great place to go to for a day trip. It is great for all ages and especially for children.

Film Review: ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’

perks of being a wallflower

By Emma Groome

The Perks of Being a Wallflower – directed and written by Stephen Chbosky.

Certificate: 12A

Run time: 102 mins

Rating: 4/5 stars.

“We accept the love we think we deserve.”

Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of growing up. Starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson and Ezra Miller,  the film is a moving tale of love, loss, fear, hope ‒ and the unforgettable friends that get us through it all.

Toddlers and Tiaras: Right or Just Wrong?

pink tiaras

By Blossom Cheng

A reality television show, Toddlers & Tiaras, has become increasingly popular due to its controversial themes. The show shows the lives of under-18 beauty pageant contestants, most under the age of ten, some even younger than 3 years old, and their over-ardent parents.

Film Review: ‘Intouchables’

By Ellie Clarke

Having been awarded Best Actor awards from both César and the Tokyo International Film Festival, and having received a nomination for the Best Foreign Language Oscar, it seems as though the unexpected box office hit Intouchables really is untouchable.

Album Review: ‘Babel’ by Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons

By Emma Groome

Rating: 6/10

Perhaps as one of the most highly anticipated albums of 2012, Mumford & Sons’ Babel brings another twelve songs’ worth of beautifully crafted lyrics, footstomping instrumentals, and enough spine-tingling four-part harmony to raise the hairs on the back of your neck.

In short, it’s wonderful, it’s poetic, and I can say little to fault it, apart from one thing: I’ve heard it all before.

‘Timon of Athens’ Stuns at The National Theatre

By Alice Chambers

“O, the fierce wretchedness that glory brings us!

Who would not wish to be from wealth exempt,

Since riches point to misery and contempt?”

–Flavius, Timon of Athens

One of Shakespeare’s lesser known plays, ‘Timon of Athens’, with Simon Russell Beale in the title role, was produced as a modern interpretation at the National Theatre in London.

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