The statue of peace: the painful past of Japanese sexual violence in Korea If you go to Seoul, you might see a lonely statue of a girl with butterfly wings. Cleo has learnt how this statue serves as a valuable reminder of a traumatic episode of Korean history which continues to affect relations between South […]
Korea Move: Korean Politicians and the 2022 Presidential Election In another instalment of her recurring segment, Korea Move, Cleo covers the politics of South Korea and talks about the promises made during the recent presidential election that threw out Moon Jae-in The 20th President of South Korea will take office in May, following a March […]
Review: Fresh Though not without its flaws and questionable tropes, Mimi Cave’s debut feature succeeds as a soft-horror exploration of online dating and modern love. Fresh is a particularly difficult film to write a spoiler-free review about, though I do urge you to watch it and find out why. I pressed play knowing ‘the twist’ […]
Cleo Gravett reviews the latest project from Rex Orange County.
Cleo Gravett, Print Satire Editor, queries how to celebrate Dry January festivities whilst still drinking
Satire Editor Cleo Gravett reviews the new Father John Misty single, ‘Funny Girl’.
Korea Move: A Search for Seoul Food Cleo Gravett scours Seoul for a little culinary adventure and finds the foodstuff which keeps South Korea on the move. In every national cuisine, there’s a quiet hero. Reliable, prolific, delicious. In England, it may be the bag of chips, or the tasty, flaky pie. In France, it […]
Korea Move: Problem Seoul-ving Cleo Gravett grapples with the newfound surprises of life in South Korea as an international student. Learning the lingo and dealing with differences of teaching styles prove to be a challenge Cleo takes in her stride. Midterms have mostly finished on the campus of Ewha Womans University and students across the […]
Cleo Gravett explores this season’s trends, from cosy knitwear to sexy skirts and dresses.
Cleo Gravett gives a review of Joy Crookes’ debut album Skin.