• #What Just Happened: The Will Smith – Chris Rock Drama Explained

    This year’s Academy Awards ceremony will be forever remembered, just not for the reasons it should be. Rather than forever remembering Coda’s Best Picture win, celebrating the wins of Jessica Chastain, Ariana Debose or Jane Campion, or even praising Will Smith on his performance in King Richard, Smith ensured...
  • Ultimate Displays of Romance in Film and TV

    Love in movies and TV shows pave the way for the idealisation of romantic gestures, making it more and more difficult for people to live up to these standards. Here are a few that made Santhana Kanapathippillai fall in love with the characters and crave excitement and glamour in...
  • Actor’s Key Roles: Career Defining or Career Ending?

    Sam Barnes When we discuss actors in defining roles, often spanning decade-long franchises, there are three factors which are used to judge whether the role ultimately boosted or impeded their career. The star’s growth of wealth, popularity gained from these performances, and the prominence they have in continuing mainstream...
  • Oscars 2022: Nominations Reaction

    Another year, another mixed bag of Oscar nominations. The Academy Awards continue to be a very local awards ceremony, rarely branching out beyond the typical fanfare. There have been some efforts to widen the scope of nominated pictures, particularly to acknowledge foreign films in categories outside the norm, but...
  • One-Season Wonders: Netflix’s Best Cancelled Shows

    There is nothing like the heartbreak of discovering that a show you love is never getting its second season. Leaving plot threads severed and endings never untangled, these much-loved stories deserved better. In this article, Amy Child pays homage to three brilliant shows that Netflix snuffed too soon....
  • The Best Movie Meet-Cutes

    Elliana Murillo *Warning some points may include spoilers* A ‘meet cute’ is the first meeting between two characters that go on to develop a relationship, often a romantic one. It is usually witnessed in romantic comedy movies (rom-coms). For our February theme of ‘flirtation’, Elliana explores some of the...
  • Spotlight On…Betty White

    Betty White, in her long and illustrious life, was many things - she was a young actress, the ‘First Lady of Game Shows’, a Golden Girl, and an iconic LGBTQ+ ally. She inspired millions, fought discrimination, had a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and became the fourth...