An older white male film star using a slur against a person of a different gender, race, or sexual orientation is sadly common in the news today. Liam Neeson (Taken, Schindler’s List) has disappointingly joined […]
Last month, Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Favourite made history when it received 10 Academy Award nominations for the portrayal of Queen Anne’s sordid lesbian affairs with the Ladies of the 19th Century. Including Best Picture, Best […]
Imagine that you have left your wife and children in Stratford-upon-Avon and moved to Elizabethan London to focus on your career. There, you become one of the most successful playwrights that will ever live, outmatching […]
Shadowplay, written by Leeds University’s Alfie Howard, is set entirely within the fictional Labyrinth of Greek myth that was said to contain the mighty and terrifying Minotaur. The audience is quickly introduced to play’s three […]
The Sundance Film Festival is known for being one of, if not the most, prestigious film festival in the world. Each year waves of cinematic talent, both young and old, pour in Park City, Utah, […]
Stan & Ollie is a charming and funny film that explores how a loving friendship can empower and nurture those involved, but also drive them away from each other. Directed by Jon S. Baird and […]
Matthew Moorey gives a rundown of the trailers and teasers this year’s Super Bowl had to offer.
Debbie Tucker Green’s emotionally charged one-woman show Random came to Leeds Playhouse last week, over a decade after its first publication. Random is a response to the anxieties of a nation where mundane human experience […]
Are the so-called ‘Instagram Poets’ destroying poetry or resurrecting it? Hattie Graham takes a closer look at social-media based poetry and its effects on the long standing art form.
Ella Heaton reviews Alternative Comedy It’s Downstairs! at their show at the East Village last week.