Tag Archives: Concussion

MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton have been nominated for ‘Movie of The Year’ with Star Wars: The Force Awakens getting the most nominations for a franchise.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Concussion (M15+) (USA, 2015)

It goes without saying that football is a sport that potentially endangers its player’s week in and week out with their bodies constantly put at risk due to the intense contact required for the game to be played. Of course, the money involved in all aspects surrounding the game means everyone involved will do whatever they can to assure its progress so, naturally, the notion that major head trauma stemmed from constant impact like that experienced in football could ultimately kill a player caused its share of controversy.  In 2002 Dr. Bennet Omalu, a forensic neuropathologist, uncovered a serious condition that was linked to the unusual deaths of former players – chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).... Continue Reading