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Romance: The Last Letter From Your Lover Written by: Sophie Martin, Staff Writer I’m a sucker for anything by Jojo Moyes and this is no exception. Think ‘forbidden romance’ meets…

Should We Be Doing ‘The Things We Do’ For Our Favourite Actors?

“The things I do for Timothée Chalamet”, I say with a sigh after the credits start rolling and I realise that A Rainy Day in New York is directed by…

The Downfall of Marvel: Has the MCU Reached its Endgame?

Picture the scene; it’s April 2019. Robert Downey Jr’s Iron Man sacrificed himself for the sake of the Universe, and Chris Evans’ Captain America lived his dream life with his…

Review: Invincible S2, Ep. 8

CONTAINS SPOILERS, TW: Violence As we come to the last edition of this academic year, I thought it fitting to return to the same show I reviewed in the first…

Oscars Fatigue: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Disregard the Academy

Another year, another lengthy sigh upon opening my phone the morning after the Oscars. I didn’t watch the charade live; I haven’t for years. Unsurprisingly there was a boring monologue…

Give Us Everything All at Once!

If you were a 90s/2000s kid who enjoyed watching television when growing up, one of the most exciting moments to look forward to would be the announcement of “New episodes…

Avatar: The Last Airbender Review: An Average Live-Action Remake

★★★☆☆ (It’s really more of a 2.5) Average, if I could describe Netflix’s Avatar:The Last Airbender (ATLA) live action in one word it would be average. After six years of…

The Disappearance of the Dystopia 

For many tweens like myself in the early 2010s, watching a teenage dystopian drama was the pinnacle of my week. I was an enormous fan of various book-to-film franchises, from…

There are No New Ideas in Hollywood

It seems that Hollywood has run out of ideas. Remakes of movies have been a thing for a long time, arguably reaching back as far as the late 19th century.…

The Problematic Persistence of Age Gap Tropes in Media

Pretty Little Liars is an American teen drama-mystery that ran from 2010-2017. The show is loosely based on Sara Shepard’s book series of the same name. Throughout the seven seasons,…

Pink to Make the Boys Think: Barbie and Representation in Awards Shows

In a world that claims to embrace diversity and inclusion, the glaring lack of representation in traditional award shows continues to raise eyebrows and question the relevance of these glitzy…

Visibility for Disability is on a Steady Incline In Film & TV

In 2022, Troy Kotsur won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Sian Heder’s CODA, becoming the first deaf man to win an Oscar for acting.…

From Page to Screen: Why do Book-to-Movie Adaptations Often Fall Short?

Far too many book-to-movie adaptations have left me convinced that filmmakers simply read the Wikipedia summary of the novel and run with it. As a bookworm, it can be disheartening…

Wes Anderson: A Look Beyond the Charm

Wes Anderson has carved a niche with his distinct cinematic style, marked by quirky characters navigating charming, dreamlike realms. While his unique style remains recognisable even as it evolves with…

Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians

3/5. Contains spoilers. The Percy Jackson franchise is back on our screens, however this time we are accompanying preteen Percy on Disney+ in a new series titled Percy Jackson and…

Reviews: London Film Festival 2023

As a cinema fan, the London Film Festival is more exciting than Christmas and is always one of the highlights of my year. Here are the highs and the lows…

Review: Invincible S2

Invincible is an animated superhero show that focuses on Mark Grayson, the teen son of the world’s strongest and most celebrated superhero Omni-man. An Amazon Original, the first half of…

Modern Day Disney and Race Swapping 

Disney has recently come under fire for their upcoming Disney Princess remake, Snow White. The titular character will be played by Rachel Zegler, the 22-year-old American actress and singer who…

What We Watched During Lockdown

The pandemic saw the UK go into lockdown in mid-March, leading to increased levels of loneliness, financial stress and cabin fever. For many of us, our response to this meant…

What’s on- Film and TV

Words by Yazz James Tenet Dir. Christopher Nolan Featuring performances from John David Washington, Robert Pattinson and Elizabeth Debicki, Nolan’s latest mind-bending feature Tenet is still showing in cinemas around…