After its screening at Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen, Ananya Sriram reflects on the 2017 award-winning documentary.
Content warning: this article contains mentions of rape and child sexual assault. France may be a country known for its casual, open attitudes towards sex and sexuality, but at what point does this go too […]
With subbing and dubbing each having their merits, Ananya Sriram argues that the only language that matters is the language of cinema.
Ananya Sriram and Ella Davis-Yuille Earlier this month, Manchester Museum became one of the first museums in the country to repatriate some of its artefacts. 43 sacred objects, including traditional body ornaments, musical instruments and […]
It’s a tale we’re all familiar with: spy and assassin caught up in a cat-and-mouse chase, each becoming ever more obsessed with the other as their paths bring them closer – or are we? We’ve all seen […]
Anaya Sriram examines to what extent Shakespeare represents LGBTQ+ characters within his plays. If you ask anyone to name an iconic straight love story, the first one that springs to mind is usually Romeo and […]
Arts writer, Ananya Sriram, discusses the racial problems in ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’. It seems that issues of race and its portrayal in film have become an integral part of the discussion surrounding the […]
First premiered in 1995, Jez Butterworth’s ‘Mojo’ is a rip-roaring, searing black comedy that takes us right to the dark underbelly of gang warfare in late 1950s Soho. The stage is masked by a fug […]
As an almost permanent fixture of primetime TV for 28 years, The Simpsons has become an integral part of our cultural landscape. But there’s an intrinsic problem with this most beloved of cartoons, the subject […]
The term ‘cultural appropriation’ is often met by many with a smirk or an eye-roll. The term has become almost synonymous with ‘political correctness gone mad’, and is now mostly eliciting responses of derision or […]
The beauty of a venue like Church really lies in its acoustics. The high, vaulted walls are really designed to make even the smallest sounds fill the room, providing you know how to work the […]
Lumbering on into its thirteenth series, you can’t help but wonder why Lord Sugar hasn’t packed it in and retired. Yet he still chooses to subject himself to stupidity, chaos and bad planning, all packaged […]