Day: June 26, 2016

DVD Review: Triple 9

DVD Review: Triple 9

Review by Michael McNulty John Hillcoat’s newest film, Triple 9 is a tense corrupt cop, crime thriller, with a star lineup that’s hard to rival. Sure, the plot is shakier than the camerawork on Cloverfield, packed with genre clichés, predictable plot points, and one of Kate Winslet’s most questionable performances ...

DVD Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

DVD Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer Burr Steers’ (Igby Goes Down) Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, much like a particular brand of wood varnish, delivers exactly what is said on the tin. This film is based on Jane Austen’s seminal novel and features the undead. A drab way to start this ...

2016 The Year of Logo Rebranding

2016 The Year of Logo Rebranding

It seems like logo redesign is very popular in 2016, especially for some of the world’s biggest and most popular brands. Rebranding can often negatively affect a product, especially if their consumers have grown to love their logo design. But change can also be a good thing and it seems ...

Marketers need to sleep around more

Marketers need to sleep around more

John Brown looks at why being devoted to a single strategy or channel is the wrong approach... If you remove politicians and footballers, humans have a pretty staggering tendency to bond for life. We’re one of only a handful of mammal species that pair and commit. This innate loyalty is ...

Happiness at Work

Happiness at Work

Ask most managers what their top priorities are for their direct reports and I would be hugely surprised if the word ‘happiness’ appeared anywhere on a list littered with words like ‘productivity’, ‘creativity’ ‘target-orientated’, ‘efficient’ etc. But we are now interested in the idea of happiness at work (and in ...

Chancellor Osborne next to go?

Chancellor Osborne next to go?

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor After David Cameron stepped down after a resounding defeat in the EU referendum many assume that the Chancellor will now have to leave his position as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Osborne had threatened to impose an emergency budget on the nation with another round of ...