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How IMAX Creates Experience – Dunkirk and the Brilliance of 70mm

In 1512, Michelangelo completed his fresco on the ceiling on the of the Sistine Chapel. A four-year endeavour that depicts some of the seminal moments of the Christian doctrine, from […]

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Clasina Maria Hoornik

I remember when the boatman found you Floating In the Schelde, And plucked you out as if you were A Clump Of damp black hair, Knotted around a shallow drain. […]

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Final Stroke – A Found Poem

As anyone who has taken the Modernism module whilst studying English Literature at Queen Mary will know, a Found Poem is created by taking words, phrases and passages from other sources […]

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A Corpse’s Shadow

The body was in the boot, but its smell had crept through the car and sat down on the passenger’s seat. Frank thought it must have been a day old […]

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Why ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Epitomises Everything Wrong with Hollywood’s Current Approach to Movie Making.

Late last week, the new trailer for Columbia Pictures’ new reboot of Jumanji hit the internet, led by Hollywood’s new favourite leading man Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson alongside Kevin Hart […]

American Gods

“A show that wants you to sit back, put on the cruise control and listen to endless tales of the vast American highway.” – American Gods Season 1 Spoiler Free Review

“Do you believe in a god?” This question has been central to human existence since our genesis. We have never lived in a time without gods influencing a part of […]

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Lamia

Unravelling herself from the Gordian Knot that is sleep, Lamia, who has eyes like a peacock, stared nervously at her reflection in the adjacent mirror. Her vermillion-spotted body felt endless […]

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Personal Platform’s Six Word Short Story Collection.

The myth surrounding the six-word short story goes like this. American writer, Ernest Hemingway, is drinking with fellow writers in a restaurant in New York. His breath stinking of whiskey, […]

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Waiting for Gadot: Wonder Woman and the Problem with Movie Franchises

In Samuel Becket’s famous play Waiting for Godot, Vladimir and Estragon wait in an empty road next to a single bare tree for Godot to arrive – Waiting in an […]