All posts tagged contemporary

BlacKkKlansman: black cinematic excellence

We have seen almost too many films to count that focus on race relations, civil rights and the Klu Klax Klan (KKK), given how politically charged these subjects are, it […]

Exclusive Interview with musician Andy Jenkins

It’s rare to find such an experienced artist with such a fleshed-out album seemingly pop out of nowhere, but that’s exactly what Andy Jenkins has done. Although, he hasn’t exactly […]

Second Last Column

I began to write this from my room in a Travelodge. I was recently at a small conference where undergraduates came together to discuss their research, and I was presenting […]

Easter Weekend in London

In need of plans this Easter Weekend? Well have I got some exciting news for you! D&D London have the perfect line-up of gastronomical delights and live music at Avenue […]

Exclusive: Manhattan-inspired cocktail menu at Madison, London

Two of the world’s most famous cities are set to collide at Madison, London this month as twelve new cocktails are being launched to celebrate the dizzying heights of Manhattan, […]

Women’s History Month in London.

Women’s History Month is an annual event that celebrates the achievements of pioneering women in history and contemporary society. It occurs in the same month as International Women’s Day which […]

Exclusive Review: Linje Tio

The name ‘Linje Tio’ (line ten in English) is inspired by the tram line that traversed the length of Stockholm, the Swedish capital, from 1922 to 1967. It linked the […]

Knock Knock, Who’s There, The Cinema of Despair: Why is Contemporary Cinema Afraid of a Little Misery?

Here’s a little trivia for you: what do 99% of modern, mainstream films have in common? Is it a famous star in the lead? Could be. Is it that it […]

Taylor Swift and her Girl Gang: The Rise of Insta-Feminism

Contemporary culture has given feminism a massive rebrand. Gone are the days of the man-hating feminazi stereotype. Instead, to be a feminist is to be cool. This new ‘trendy’ feminism […]