Review: West Side Story Maddie Luke praises Spielberg’s ambitious remake of the beloved classic for its impressive performances and emphasis it places on authenticity. Somethin’s comin’ and it’s certainly somethin’ good… Steven Spielberg’s particular, regenerative envisioning of West Side Story is a perfect way of bringing a classic film to a modern audience. Perhaps most […]
Lack of women in Covid-reporting
Lack of women in Covid-reporting Lucy Aylmer writes about the lack of women in the media’s coverage of Covid-19. A special report on women’s underrepresentation in news media has discovered that women’s expertise in the news has been significantly reduced in comparisons to men’s presence in the news. Between 2005-2015 only one in five experts in the news were […]
Feet of Fury: Tarantino’s Take on Bruce Lee
Will Thornton contemplates the ethics of misrepresenting real people through film.
Man-less Booker Prize
One of the most coveted awards in the literary sphere, the Man Booker Prize boasts a back catalogue of winners that stretch from Hilary Mantel to William Golding. This year, the International Man Booker Prize for Fiction has gone viral in the news for having 5 female nominees out of a total of 6. Has […]
What’s representation without support?
Considering that fact that most Indian national students spent about three months getting all our documents ready for a visa and poring over procedure, we’d not easily fall for phone calls demanding money and threatening deportation. But the fact that we received one of those phone calls is the problem, really. We know that “this […]
“Peace, prosperity and influence” – an interview with the EU Commission’s Jacqueline Minor
Since its creation, the European Union and Britain’s relationship to it has been one of the hottest topics of political debate. It divided the Labour Party in the 1970s and 80s, and then brought John Major’s government to its knees in the 90s. More recently, the United Kingdom Independence Party has enjoyed a surge in […]