• The Disney-Fox Merger: A key summary

    At 2 minutes after midnight EST, March 20th, the $71bn acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney finally began after over 18 months of legal ratification. The deal is unprecedented in Hollywood and is causing a predicted 4,000 layoffs to both avoid duplication with Disney’s copious existing assets, and...
  • Scrapbook: The Best of Time Travel On-Screen

    If you were asked to pick five things you could do if the boundaries of time and space were broken down, what would you choose? My guess is that time travel would feature on the majority of most people’s lists. Despite growing advancements within the filming industry, one of...
  • Scrapbook: Fail-Safe Ways to Boost Your Mood

    Being a student is at times one of the best experiences in the world. However, the complete freedom that university life gives you, combined with the strains of completing a degree can lead to a fracturing of your mental health.  University Mental Health Day took place on Thursday 7th...
  • 100 Vaginas: The Empowering Documentary Breaking Down Taboos

    The bold documentary explores the functions and importance of the vagina and the impact it has on the individual women interviewed. By touching on subjects that have largely been regarded as taboo or stigmatised, for example periods, female masturbation and the vagina itself, it aims to normalise conversation surrounding...
  • Who Should (And Will) Win At the Oscars? – Part 2

    Having already addressed the nomination for the ‘What’s’ of this years Oscar’s, in part 2 of 2 Francis takes a look at who should win at this year’s upcoming event, once more taking a look at the nominees, who likely will win, who should win, and who they believe to...
  • Looking Back: Best TV Series of 2018 – Part 1

    With 2019 just around the corner, it feels like the perfect time to reflect on some of the best that television has had to offer over the past 12 months. So here are just a few of my favourite picks that have made me laugh, cry, and kept me...
  • Lore: Amazon Prime Series review

    The new Amazon Prime anthology series thrills with retellings of the historical events that birthed the world’s most enduring legends. Lore, a new entry into Amazon’s ever-expanding repertoire of TV shows and films, debuted its entire first season on Friday 13th, aptly timed for Halloween. Each of the 6...