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Review. Stacey Dooley Investigates: Fashion’s Dirty Secrets.

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In the wake of last week’s global scientific conference giving us 12 years before climate change becomes irreversible, a documentary on the effects of the global fashion industry could not seem more poignant. Stacey Dooley Investigates: Fashion’s Dirty Secrets is a harrowing insight into the realities behind something that all … Read More

TV Review: Elite

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Another teen drama on Netflix? Is Elite trying to break the stereotypical ‘trashy’ mould of this genre or is it just another one to add to the pile? Whilst by no means a technical masterpiece, Elite is one of those oddly satisfying, binge-worthy series that teen drama is known for … Read More

TV Review: Maniac

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A psychological mini-series created by Patrick Somerville and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, Maniac stands to be among the best TV shows debuting in 2018. Exclusively released on Netflix last month, the show is headlined by Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, who play Owen Milgrim and Annie Landsberg respectively. The … Read More

One Small Step: First Man Review

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First Man chronicles the life of Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) during the 1960s in which he began his journey to the moon. This is the fourth feature from Damien Chazelle (Whiplash, La La Land), a talented young filmmaker who is rapidly establishing a brilliant and eclectic body of work. Gosling … Read More

TV Review: Big Mouth Season 2

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The heavily anticipated return of Big Mouth, awaited by many of the show’s loyal followers, myself included, had a hard job of following the first season. Worried that they might not be able to fulfil the expectations I had in mind, I was overjoyed as the period-cramp inducing anxiety of … Read More

Why Desiree Akhavan’s ‘The Bisexual’ is Queer Representation at its Finest

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How many queer mixed-race women can you name that have written, directed and produced? Probably not many. Even better, how many bisexual mixed-race women can you name? It goes without saying that queer women, particularly BME and mixed-race queer women, struggle to be accurately represented in the media. So, it’s … Read More

Women in Isolation: Semiramis at The Tetley

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Semiramis, an exhibition by Tai Shani, explores human concepts of patriarchy and how the female sex can exist in isolation throughout nature. It is currently running at The Tetley art gallery, a 5 minute walk from Leeds train station. Walking over the Leeds Bridge, it is noticeable how different this … Read More

A Memorable Debut: Blackthorn Returns to Leeds Playhouse

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‘What you think’s a completely different plant on surface – it’s all from the same roots.’ What is it about your first love? That overwhelming intensity that makes you feel as though you own one another? It is this possessiveness, this feeling of being tied to someone, that Charley Miles’ … Read More

Bodyguard – Does No One Else See the Clear Islamophobia?

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I sat down like millions across the nation with much anticipation to watch the final instalment of the new BBC drama which has had the nation talking for weeks. The season finale promised to be a gripping and sophisticated reveal that was both exciting and surprising. The six part series … Read More

Review: Atypical Season 2

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It feels like Neflix’s Atypical, a family drama following the coming-of-age story of Sam, an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum, could have fallen victim to preachiness. It’s all too easy for TV shows to get lost in their own good intentions when they try to raise awareness of these real … Read More