Film

The casting bias in Hollywood

October 14, 2020

Famous alliances within the film industry beg the question, are characters written to fit a specific actor, or do these actors authentically suit the role?

Television

Back to the future viewing

October 14, 2020

A need for feel-good content has ramped up everyone’s nostalgia levels rather than opting for the investment of watching something unproven.

Music

Feminist anthems throughout the decades

October 14, 2020

In 1975 the United Nations declared ‘International Women’s Year’ with Helen Reddy’s “I Am Woman” as its official anthem. The song impacted many lives when it was released during the new wave of women’s liberation.

Music

How TikTok has changed the music industry

October 14, 2020

The app has also been important for artists just starting in the music business. In a time where live music is off the cards, a viral video or clip could prove crucial to the start of a new career of rapping or producing.

Music

The FIFA soundtrack to our lives

July 21, 2020

Some songs from the last twenty years have had a chicken and the egg with their success and their appearance on a FIFA soundtrack. Did the chicken hatch before the egg or did it play

Television

Down to Earth with Zac Efron

July 21, 2020

In his new Netflix mini-series “Down to Earth”, Zac Efron travels the Americas, and Europe on a quest to find sustainable, and healthy ways to live.      

Film

Hamilton musical premieres on Disney+

July 21, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ aired on Disney+ this month, with the streaming platform removing their free trial deal ahead of the Broadway hits’ premiere.

The Hype

Celebrating Pride from home during Covid-19

June 21, 2020

From the streets of New York in 1969 to present day, acceptance and celebration of the LGBT+ community has evolved incredibly. Now considered one of the most important events that contributed to the Gay Liberation

Clubs and Socs

DCU Drama tries to cope with the global pandemic

April 13, 2020

Following the closure of all universities as a reult of the COVID-19 crisis, DCU Drama have indefinitely postpone their four shows; the contemporary show ‘The Graduate’, the member production ‘Aftermath’, the open rehearsal for Musical Theatre Intervarsities ‘ Fosse/Verdon’ and the musical ‘RENT.’