Tag : beth galey

Ghostbusters: Calling Hollywood out

3 years ago / 21 comments

The first trailer for Paul Feig’s all-female Ghostbusters arrived last week, and was seemingly met by a wave of derision from fans of the original. They were shocked that this new take on the story – one which is only described as ‘four scientists saved New York’ – actually wants … Read More

Following the Paris attacks, The Gryphon asks: Is it right to mourn the events of Paris on such a huge scale while neglecting to the same for non-western tragedies?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Yes: With the sound of gunfire still ringing in their ears, Parisians and indeed the world mourn the deaths of over 130 innocent civilians. The French grieve for the loss of their compatriots whilst the global community reels from the stark brutality of the assault. Amongst the identified victims, one … Read More

I’m a film nerd and I haven’t seen Gone with the Wind – I’m sorry

3 years ago / 0 comments

‘Recommend me a film.’ ‘Uhh, ok, what are you feeling like?’ ‘Like, comedy, within the past decade maybe?’ Ok, let’s just run through my mental list of films that fit that description and run a few by you. Worryingly, I’m not even being sarcastic. I legitimately have a mental list … Read More

Vote Swap is a good way for us to play the system

3 years ago / 0 comments

In an ideal world, we’d like to put forward a vote for the party that we’d like to see win the election. In an ideal world, our vote would always count. Unfortunately, we live in a world of the First Past the Post system, and neither of those two options … Read More

Let’s #askhermore

4 years ago / 0 comments

Another season of awards, red carpets and cringeworthy acceptance speeches has come to a close, following the pattern of the hundreds of awards ceremonies before it but with one noticeable difference: women have decided enough is enough. For a long time, women have been treated as the face of the … Read More

Ilkley Film Festival – they’ve got everything

4 years ago / 0 comments

It’s Ilkley Film Festival’s second ever year, and they’re really not doing too badly considering how new to the game they are. They’ve managed to get pretty much everything currently in cinemas into the mere four days of the festival; the lengthy program includes films of high critical acclaim such … Read More

Kingsman: The Secret Service continues Matthew Vaughn’s winning streak

4 years ago / 0 comments

Matthew Vaughn has never directed a franchise. Of his films that have spawned sequels, Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class, he has been only a writer or producer, seemingly having no desire to do the same thing again. If there’s anything to gather from his career, it’s that he likes taking … Read More

Leeds Icons: Her Majesty’s Prison Leeds

4 years ago / 0 comments

Her Majesty’s Prison Leeds is a Grade II listed building located in Armley, an area west of the city centre. It is one of the largest prisons in the country, and with its towering 19th century castle-like battlements and imposing view over the landscape, it’s certainly a prison from a … Read More

Absurdist comedian Tony Law talks about Never Mind the Buzzcocks, music and unitards

4 years ago / 0 comments

I’ve been waiting for Canadian comedian Tony Law to call for around twenty minutes now. He’s had a whole day of interviews and it’s not surprising if he’s running a little late. Known for his style of comedy often described as ‘surrealist,’ the idea of him having a slightly chaotic … Read More

Film | Both Marvel and DC step forward with big reveals about their future films

4 years ago / 0 comments

Well, it’s a good week to be a superhero fan. We’ve had so much news in the past two days from both Marvel and DC it’s hard to know where to begin. On Tuesday it was reported by Variety that Robert Downey Jnr is on the verge of signing a … Read More