• Album Review: Tame Impala, The Slow Rush

    ‘Let’s drink this magic potion of love and emotion...’ Tame Impala’s fourth LP, The Slow Rush, marks five years of anticipation for fans, since the release of Currents in 2015. Full of psychedelic synthesiser beats and dreamy electric guitar, the long awaited album does not disappoint.  Rather than resembling the psychedelic rock genre...
  • Film Review: Uncut Gems

    In 2012, jeweller and philandering gambling addict Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler) attempts to auction off a rare black opal whilst trying to evade loan sharks, recoup losses, and forestall the disintegration of his marriage....
  • Film Review: 1917

    1917 is a unique portrayal of a soldier in the First World War, made to look like it was all shot in two continuous takes. Having recently won seven BAFTA awards, including the award for best film, there is no denying the sensational hit that this film has become....
  • Album Review: Halsey – Manic

    During the two and a half years since her second album, Hopeless Fountain Kingdom, Halsey has released a plethora of singles and collaborations which have solidified her position as one of the biggest female pop stars of the last five years. Her long-awaited third album, Manic, is the perfect...
  • January Book of the Month: The Kingdom

    Jess Rothenburg welcomes us into a futuristic Disney-esque theme park in The Kingdom, a hub of scientific innovation where animatronic princesses known as fantasists give guests the time of their lives as they explore expansive biomes filled with mythical and extinct creatures alike. However, whilst the setting reads like...
  • TV Review: His Dark Materials

    The BBC and HBO team up to bring Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy drama to life, in the form of His Dark Materials. Rising from the ashes of the disappointing 2007 The Golden Compass (dir. Chris Weitz), this series directed by Tom Hooper is the realisation of everything fans could hope...
  • TV Review: Sex Education – Season 2

    The new series of Sex Education was released on Netflix on 17th January and definitely did not disappoint. It tackles a wide range of topics – sexual assault trauma, a-sexuality, female empowerment, uncertainty of one’s own sexuality, and ultimately accepting yourself....