Content warning: sexual harassment, assault, rape Pupils of Highgate School staged a walkout last Thursday, March 22nd over allegations that the school upholds a ‘rape culture’. Credit: Reuters Earlier this month, a […]
Sophie Stamford Just ten days into what many expect to be another pretty gloomy year, the cast of (well, most of it…) Sex and the City made the prospect of 2021 a […]
Josh Hatton After Facebook was founded in 2004, users of the internet were gifted another way to make friends, bond over content, and engage in riveting conversation. It also allowed fans of […]
‘It’s a Sin’ has swept the nation, breaking the hearts of all who are able to finish it, transcending generations, sexuality and prejudices.
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.
The power of art lies in its ability to make us feel things. Some say it is better to receive a negative reaction to your art than none at all, as at least it means you have made someone feel something. Yet currently, in the height of ‘cancel culture’ the freedom of art is being challenged, and it seems art is losing its right to offend.
The ground shakes on impact and we scream, shout and make inhuman noises. Our teachers look on, smiling at our rambunctious, too-smart-for-their-own-good group full of black joy.
Right before the pandemic took hold, actress Lydia Gerrard, 22, was covering her dream role on the Phantom of the Opera UK tour. She talks from her family home in west London about live performance in lockdown and the importance of doing what you love.
by Molly Burdett As a rule within modern popular culture, if you identify as a fan of a particular music artist, that earns you the right to wear their T-shirt proudly. Most […]