• Nottingham Playhouse Announces Their Winter 2020/21 Season

    Last Monday night, Nottingham Playhouse revealed their upcoming winter season in an exclusive evening of talks, interviews and musical performances, hosted by artistic director Adam Penford and, pleasingly, signed throughout....
  • Film Review: Lady Bird

    Vibrant with the warmth of youth whilst still unabashedly honest, Greta Gerwig’s debut feature, presents the anxieties of adolescence, the impossible task of parenthood and the ever-looming presence of the future in a truly brilliant coming-of-age drama. Just like previous Oscar favourites 2014’s Boyhood and last year’s Moonlight, Lady...
  • 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...
  • Let’s Articulate #20 – Is this representation?

    Following the massive media excitement about the first “exclusively gay” moment in a Disney movie – LeFou in the new live-action Beauty and the Beast – which turned out to be based on a blink-and-you-miss-it non-event, I got thinking about what actually qualifies as LGBTQ+ representation in artistic media....
  • Get Out: A Commentary On Racial Tensions

    Warning: Major Spoilers ahead. The highly anticipated movie Get Out has just hit UK cinema screens and is receiving a phenomenal reaction, in fact it has already crossed the coveted $100 million mark at box office. This film is a blend of race-savvy satire and horror that demonises the...
  • Moonlight: A Tale of Growing Up That Shook The Academy

    Barry Jenkins’ first directorial breakthrough film Moonlight is a beautiful, poetic-like film which tells the story of a young African-American man, Chiron, by depicting three different stages of his life. With a Golden Globe for best picture, eight Oscar nominations and a bucket full of chaos, it was revealed that...
  • Look Out For…February

    Finally, after months of waiting, the Oscars are nearly upon us. Will La La Land dance its way to the top? Will Portman trounce Stone? All will be revealed on 26th February; until then, there’s a whole host of films being released this month to sink your teeth into....