• 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...
  • “An Accent Too Far? ” – Film Review: House of Gucci

    I was excited to see House of Gucci. I was expecting a campy take on an intriguing story, delivered by a seasoned director and stacked cast. Instead, I was met with a film that couldn’t seem to make up its mind; lacking sufficient comedic quality to make it camp...
  • The Problem With Biographical Films

    Orla Newstead With new biopics hitting the screen such as House of Gucci and King Richard, the question of whether biopics are reliable to retell the realities of some people’s lives is raised. Biographical movies show us stories of some of our favourite celebrities and some lesser-known tales, from...
  • Met Gala 2019: The Best Dressed

    Monday night saw what many consider the best night in fashion: the annual Met Gala. Hosted at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, the event aims to raise money for New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. This year’s theme was titled “Camp: Notes on Fashion”,...
  • Best Dressed at the 2019 Academy Awards

    The 91st Academy Awards on 24th February were not only a celebration of the incredible hardships and successes of those in the film industry, but were a treat for fashion followers. Who will be outrageous? Who will be the picture of elegance and class? Here are some chosen highlights from...
  • Best Dressed at the 2019 Grammy Awards

    Hold onto your hats (literally if you are JLo – what WAS she thinking) for my round up of the best dressed at this year’s Grammys. Firstly, let us pause to shed a tear for TSwift who has mysteriously fallen of the face of the musical planet, and to...
  • Film Review: A Star Is Born

    Watching the trailer for Cooper’s A Star Is Born left me feeling underwhelmed; it looked like another cringey rom-com which I usually cannot stand. However, after some persuasion and cinema tickets at the Savoy Cinema only costing £4.85, I went to see it and I was left in shock...