Review: The King’s Man …takes The King’s Man to task for its misguided attempts at reckoning with some deeply sensitive, historical subject matter. As a history student, I’m often asked what my opinion is concerning historical accuracy in films and TV. My usual answer is that the primary job of a film or TV show […]
Despite innumerable green pledges, the finance industry is still deeply in bed with fossil fuels and worsening climate change. Isaac Bettridge investigates the state of fossil financing and what is being done about it.
Issac Betridge, Online Features Editor, weighs up the government advice for travelling abroad
Star Wars spin-offs and Marvel mayhem, Isaac Bettridge analyses what the latest Disney+ announcement means for the entertainment industry
Isaac Bettridge explores the rise of private sector outsourcing in government, and whether or not it has delivered better results.
Review: Tenet Christopher’s Nolan’s time-bending, cinema-saving epic has finally hit cinemas, but is it good enough for you to leave the safety of home to see it? Isaac Bettridge gives us his thoughts. Christopher Nolan vanishes up his own arsehole with Tenet, a film that combines the glamorous locales and stylish action of a Bond […]
Is Netflix’s new space comedy a giant leap or a failure to launch? Isaac Bettridge tells all
As the scandal surrounding Dominic Cummings’ trip to Durham continues to dominate the headlines, Isaac Bettridge analyses what this tells us about Cummings, his boss and the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis.
Isaac Bettridge explores the disappointment of Sofia Coppola’s Lost in Translation
Hungary, Israel, India – are we all going to end up a people of QR-code scanning, ultra-monitored insects under the thumb of the most powerful? Will corruption have to become the norm as ’emergency measures’ remain in place after decades of resolution, as with the post-terrorism measures still in place in the USA? Isaac Bettridge evaluates the situation that the world is facing but looking past, as the focus rests on the pandemic.