Last year, Parasite became the first South-Korean film to be nominated at the Oscars. It also became the first non-English language film to win Best Picture, taking home four Academy Awards in total. In contrast, this year the Golden Globes brought some controversy surrounding the exclusion of Korean-American film Minari. Undoubtedly, international cinema in predominantly English speaking countries has increased in popularity in recent years.
Hollywood’s perception of age has always been skewed. Actors over 60 are almost non-existent and teenagers are played by people who probably have a mortgage. This has inevitable affected our self-perception, and some young adults, fresh out of their adolescent years, feel they must fulfil their life dreams before they reach the ‘dreaded’ age of 30.
From her work on Staged, indeed to have worked at all, one might assume that Lucy Eaton was immune to the pandemic’s effects on the creative industry. But speaking to her further suggests otherwise.
Most of us know the importance of bees. But did you know that there are over 200,000 species of bee, in all sorts of colours, some with iridescent stripes that refract light to produce rainbows like an opal? Or that some are as large as the palm of your hand? Have you ever considered that a bee is a long-haired vegetarian – a “hippy wasp”?
Tiegan Dudley It is no secret that today’s culture is extensively encompassed in a virtual world. But with this ever-increasing digital age, could it be possible that these “shiny screens” become the […]
Let’s go back to January 1st 2021, a day for new beginnings, new year’s resolutions… but not a new me? My old reading habits just stay the same.
Eve Kidd ‘Rap’ is an abbreviation of ‘rhythm and poetry’. Yet, this definition doesn’t do much to convince conservatives. If we think about Rap as the words it is abbreviated from, ‘rhythm […]
“I was growing less and less attached to life. If I kept going, I thought, I’d disappear completely, then reappear in some new form. This was my hope. This was the dream.”
Caitlin Hall The traditional model of film distribution is slowly dying, and COVID-19 may be the final death knell for the industry. With many theatres closed for the foreseeable, distribution companies have […]
It’s begun. January 2021 has marked the start of Covid-19’s hardly anticipated debut into entertainment’s fictional realm.