• Film Review: Us

    Us, Jordan Peele’s follow-up horror film to Get Out, is a remarkably intriguing and horrifying film in its own right. When the larger social implications and allegories are considered, the film forces us to reckon with our own collective failures as self-interested individuals; our tendency to disregard the troubles...
  • The politics of Ruth E. Carter’s fashion designs

    We cannot escape politics when it comes to fashion, no matter what we wear. Each garment binds us to a political statement whether we realise it or not. Fashion almost always coincides with making a political and powerful statement. For instance, in 1919, labour leader Luisa Capetillo became the...
  • The Horrors of Hollywood: The Race Gap

    Ah, Hollywood. A land of films, fast cars and movie stars. Also a land of dinosaurs apparently. The recent “Oscars so White” scandal certainly shone a light on Hollywood’s problems with representation in regard to awards contention. However, this proves to be only part of a larger issue that plagues...
  • Flawless: Chase The Dream @ Theatre Royal

    Stars of Britain’s Got Talent in 2009 and following their world tour, the street dance troupe Flawless are back in the UK performing dazzling routines with a surprising comedic twist. The show is exactly what is to be expected from World Champions, with an ambitious foray of routines, several...
  • Avengers Infinity War Predictions: Revisited

    Ten years in the making and it’s finally here. Released in cinemas on Thursday 26th April Avengers: Infinity War is already breaking box office records, officially making it the most successful film of all time in its opening weekend, smashing Star Wars: Force Awakens by approximately $90 million. But...
  • Black Panther: The Penultimate Chapter?

    Black Panther, released in cinemas on 12th February, was the final Marvel film before the long awaited Avengers: Infinity War, which will bring the last 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to a conclusion. So what loose ends has it tied up and what have we learned? Spoilers...
  • A Look at Diversity in the Oscars 2018

    This year’s (slightly belated) Oscars are almost upon us! For me, this usually means finding something yellow-goldish to wear, getting my friends to come over, and eat inexcusable amounts of popcorn until four or five in the morning. While all these Oscar rituals that I have going are mad...