• Diversity At The Oscars: Are Things Really Changing?

    Charlotte Smith Every single year without fail, the Oscars draw criticism for the lack of diversity in its line-up of nominees. 336 acting Oscars have been awarded in its history, 19 to Black actors, 5 to Hispanic/Latino actors and 3 to Asian actors. Recently the Oscars unveiled plans to...
  • Historically Adequate? The Importance Of Period Accuracy In Costume

    Whether it’s the raunchy kilts of Outlander or the leather armour in The Musketeers, there is always some debate about the accuracy of period costume. This is sometimes down to a lack of information about certain periods, but is also often due to the negligence of designers. There has...
  • Forgotten Feminists- Louisa May Alcott

    Following on from her discussion on Hidden Figures, Isabelle discusses the author behind Little Women. Another incredible feminist you won’t want to miss!  Isabelle Raikes  Featured image courtesy of Phoebe Raine and Impact Podcasts via Canva.  Music courtesy of audionautix.com   Did you know we’re now on iTunes? Check out all your...
  • Little Women – Why Greta Gerwig Deserved More

    Greta Gerwig’s Little Women, is, in my humble opinion, one of the best film adaptations of a book that has ever been made. An opinion I hope that after reading this, you will wholeheartedly support. Having read the book myself, I was at first sceptical of the way the...