• 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”,...
  • 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...
  • 90th Academy Awards – Predictions

    Having narrowly escaped what could have been another #OscarsSoWhite controversy, most of the acting categories this year are quite easy to predict. Nevertheless, there seems to be a trend of the old guard versus the new talent – examples are Gary Oldman vs Timothée Chalamet and Frances McDormand vs...
  • Look Out For… February

    February may be the shortest month, but we’re certainly not short of great film releases. Denzel Washington and Daniel Day-Lewis give Oscar-nominated performances as a shy lawyer in Roman J. Israel, Esq. and an obsessive 1950s dressmaker in Phantom Thread, respectively. Of course, if awards-bait isn’t your thing, Helen...
  • Trailer Watch – Lady Bird

    After making her name as part of the mumblecore movement (a term she detests), Greta Gerwig turns to directing her own work with Lady Bird. Although not much is known about the film’s plot, the trailer shows us a young student named Christine (Saoirse Ronan), who is dissatisfied with...
  • Best Dressed at the Golden Globes

    There is nothing quite like the awards season to help get over the January blues and those failed resolutions. On Sunday 10th January, the Hollywood A-listers sported their fanciest glad rags and headed to the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel, where Ricky Gervais presented the 73rd Annual Golden Globes Award....
  • Film Review – Lost River

    If you’ve heard of Lost River, then you probably have heard not to go see it. Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut has been the subject of much ridicule and barely-concealed smirks, and was booed by everyone at the Cannes Film Festival. The streams of one star reviews came flooding in soon...