Film

No souls in the cinema for Soul

October 28, 2020

The fact that Disney keeps releasing movies meant for theatrical release on their streaming platform, shows that they aren’t committed to the theatrical release model

Lifestyle

How to take care of your mental health during COVID-19

October 28, 2020

Whether you’re feeling stressed because of online lectures, anxious about COVID-19 or missing a decent gin and tonic, not to mention your friends, taking the time to look out for your mental health has never been more important.

Television

Emily in a stereotype of Paris

October 28, 2020

While you might choose to tune in for the bright outfits and scenic backgrounds, the inaccuracy and blatant racism are too prevalent to ignore.

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The Trial of Aaron Sorkin’s latest movie

October 28, 2020

Sorkin can get away with his rose-tinted view of American politics with his acclaimed television show The West Wing, however, doing this with an important event of 1960s counterculture feels at best misguided and at worst a cynical reframing of huge figures in the anti-war movement’s motivations and manifestos.

Lifestyle

Socially distant but not disconnected

October 28, 2020

Although it wouldn’t be possible to meet up with loved ones during quarantine, being socially distant doesn’t mean you have to be socially disconnected. Studies have shown that having supportive relationships (whether platonic or romantic) have a long term impact on not only your mental health, but also your physical wellbeing. 

Music

No more sleeping on Pillow Queens

October 28, 2020

A compilation of comments on modern society expressed through rather substandard lyrics that are rescued by appealing melodies and gorgeous vocals.

Lifestyle

The best brands for plus size clothing

October 28, 2020

Even the Queen of R&B has set up her own inclusive lingerie line which caters to plus size men and women. She was recently praised for featuring plus size model Steven G for the launch of the latest Savage x Fenty collection.

Television

Bly Manor’s Love Story

October 28, 2020

Four different love stories are told throughout the show, none of them ending particularly well, however, each is unique and captivating.

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Best brands for plus size clothing

October 28, 2020

If you’re on the curvy side, you may feel that a lot of brands aren’t targeting you and providing for the plus size demographic. However, there are many brandsthat are becoming more diverse and size-inclusive.

The Hype

How art can help during COVID-19

October 28, 2020

The pandemic has taught us to appreciate the simple things in our lives, art and exploring the creativity it brings, shows the importance of art in our lives

Features

Black History Month: A significant year to celebrate Black History

October 28, 2020

The rise of the Black Lives Matter Movement during the summer of 2020, has shown the world the reality of racism and police brutality towards people of colour. This Black History Month gives us the opportunity to honour the movements work towards racial equality.

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Why we should all convert to menstrual cups

October 28, 2020

A menstrual cup is a reusable period product. It is a small, flexible cup made of silicone that you pop up there (similar to a tampon). While the cup is in it catches and collects your period.

Film

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

October 28, 2020

Attenborough’s latest venture “A Life on Our Planet” functions as a sort of cautionary tale, but rather than it being old folklore – it’s happening right in front of our eyes, which is a far scarier narrative

Opinion

Kamala Harris has balanced the Biden campaign

October 28, 2020

The Democratic party of today is youthful and diverse and ready for change – a reflection of Harris herself. In Kamala Harris, Biden has not only found a proficient vice-president, but a pair of capable hands to pass the future of the Democratic party into.

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The incredible power of street art

October 28, 2020

This is the hallmark of street art and it is the power no other form of expression can master: it says so much without saying much at all.

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How the 2021 budget will affect the Arts community

October 28, 2020

The arts and music industry are not traditionally considered as an important aspect in the budget but with COVID-19 disallowing all festivals, live concerts, club nights and theatres, it is one of the most damaged industries over the last few months.