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‘Neruda’ Review – Pablo Larraín’s Refreshingly Formalist Biopic on The Chilean Poet Hits All the Right Notes

In terms of telling the story of a publicly acknowledged figure, associated with an important moment in time, a lot of contextual information can often get mixed into what is […]

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The Struggling Artist in Film Musicals

I began writing this piece in the wake of the La La Land hype that was sweeping the world. For the record, I did enjoy it though I see its […]

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A Different Look at ‘La La Land’

Plato says “in metre and harmony and rhythm, [they] speak very well–such is the sweet influence which melody and rhythm by nature have… music puts upon colours”. Plato argues against […]

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Why do we continue to support artists who have been accused of sexual violence?

Amongst all the drama at this year’s Oscars, one moment stood out for all the right reasons: Brie Larson’s refusal to applaud Casey Affleck. Her silent protest raised an important […]

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Defying Disinformation, Inspiring Change…

The state of the world right now is a far cry from what it was a year ago, or two or three years ago more so. Never could Brexit have […]

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Love & Misadventure by Lang Leav: Reclaiming Simplicity

Love is complicated; ‘Love & Misadventure’ is not. In my opinion, it takes skill to capture such a nuanced experience so well when using such simple, plaintive prose.

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A Compilation of short poems about love to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day…

To start getting you in the mood for Valentine’s Day, or to give you a few ideas for poems to put into the card you’re writing for your special someone, […]

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What could Trump mean for Theatre?

“A work of art is a scream of freedom” — Christo    A compelling quote, particularly in the light of recent events. As the great orange ego uses his new […]

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“Theater must always be a safe and special place”

The Theater must always be a safe and special place – Donald J.Trump (via. Twitter) This tweet followed the Vice President Elect, Mike Pence’s trip to see Hamilton, where he […]