All posts tagged Capitalism

The Silver Lining: Good News

It is common knowledge that life can be pretty bleak sometimes, so why not distract yourself from exam revision, essay deadlines and personal drama by cheering up and reading some […]

Book Review: Chomsky’s How The World Works

It’s been a long time since the early days of anarchist thought, and I find, quite disappointingly, that it is often misunderstood, misrepresented, or just not known about at all. […]

All the Money in the World Review – Sir Ridley Scott’s Re-Casting Gamble Has Paid Off in a Film That Will Hold Your Riveted Attention to Ransom

If one story has shaken the cinematic circuit up, it’s undoubtedly Ridley Scott’s creative decision to re-cast shamed actor Kevin Spacey, following sexual harassment claims, with the acclaimed Christopher Plummer, […]

Uber v. TFL: A Brief Explainer

Panic on the streets of London… Thus was the reaction that engulfed the capital’s usually sober masses, as it was announced that TFL had chosen not to renew Uber’s licence, […]

Should We Embrace Genetic Modification? [1/2]

Genetic modification, essentially meaning the deliberate engineering of a cell in order to alter its characteristics, is being increasingly exercised as our tech society hurtles towards an ‘ideal’ existence. From […]

Ghost in the Shell Review – Deep Diving into Visual Splendour, Without So Much of the Depth

In terms of cinematic trends, one that breaks through consistently is that of the cyberpunk sci-fi aesthetic. From Blade Runner to The Fifth Element and even Tron: Legacy, it seems that audiences have somewhat of […]

Black History Month through film

With Black History Month upon us now, an important time for learning and celebrating your past, I (a very white man) tasked myself with writing an article of relevance in […]

The Idolisation and Glamorisation of Criminals in TV and Film

There is a large amount of violence and crime on our television screens today and an increasing glamorisation of the criminal masterminds associated with them. Lately, with the increasing popularity […]

A Merry, Modern Christmas!

Once the grotesque carved pumpkins rot into the ground and the last bonfires are extinguished in a blizzard of rain, darkness and misery, Britain goes slightly mad. People heat wine […]