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Luay Abdul-Ilah – Divine Names Review

7 months ago / 0 comments

Luay Abdul-Ilah’s novel Divine Names is stylised as ‘a modern tale on the possibilities of being’. It is different from the types of works that usually grace our bookshelves because of its content, context, and the author’s style. The story is told by an omniscient narrator in four parts, revealing … Read More

Not Alone Review: It’s Okay to Ask for Help

7 months ago / 0 comments

Not Alone is a documentary directed by Jacqueline Monetta and Kiki Goshay that discusses depression in teenagers. After Monetta’s high school best friend committed suicide, she questioned whether she could have said or done anything that would have helped her. She created this documentary to de-stigmatise the conversation about depression … Read More

Don’t Worry, It’s Only The End of the F***ing World

8 months ago / 0 comments

When “The End of the F***ing World” popped up as suggestion on Netflix, I did not think I would like it and merely put it on as something to watch in the background, as something that would not distract me from all the things I needed to do. I was … Read More

The Return of The Crown: A Jewel of Netflix

8 months ago / 0 comments

The return of The Crown was highly anticipated and it didn’t disappoint. It was just as well-acted as season one, with Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth, Matt Smith as Prince Philip and Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret to name a few of an excellent cast. The script and storyline were … Read More

Peaky Blinders Episode 6: End of the Road

8 months ago / 0 comments

The final instalment of Peaky Blinders was widely expected to be an eye-opener for many an audience, and it was. It dealt with a number of recurring issues that have been raised throughout the series and was wholly satisfying in its conclusion. One issue to raise would be Luca Changretta’s … Read More

‘Vengeance is Yours’: Peaky Blinders Episode 5 Review

9 months ago / 0 comments

Episode 5, the unfortunate penultimate chapter of season 4, was humorous and continues to build the tension of the overall plot while simultaneously providing some of the expected violence. After yet another cliffhanger at the end of episode 4, it was with baited breath that the audience watched as Tommy … Read More

‘We’re Never Free’: Dark Review

9 months ago / 0 comments

The recently aired Netflix show ‘Dark’ is quite simply incredible. It was perhaps the ten most confusing hours of my life and, even while questioning core concepts like time and the universe, it was a startling introduction into the lives of four families after two boys go missing. It’s set … Read More

‘A Wasp in a Glass’: Peaky Blinders Episode 4 Review

9 months ago / 0 comments

Tensions and plotlines begin to finally culminate, spinning a thread of revenge since the beginning of the series. A number of notable scenes are acted throughout the episode, one of the first entailing Changretta’s thirst for Shelby blood. It seems as if Polly’s cunning plan falls short but swiftly reveals … Read More

The Good Place

10 months ago / 0 comments

From the showrunner of The Office (US) and Parks and Recreation comes an existential comedy about the afterlife. The Good Place follows Eleanor Shellstrop, played by Kristen Bell, as she finds herself in a waiting room facing a large green sign saying ‘Welcome! Everything is Fine.’ It is then that … Read More

John Lewis Christmas Advert 2017

10 months ago / 0 comments

It is a sure sign that Christmas is on the way, when the adverts start appearing on the TV. The most anticipated one of all? John Lewis. With years of successful and well-received Christmas adverts under its belt, John Lewis has built up quite the reputation. So much so, that … Read More