All posts tagged escapism

Pop-culture’s fascination of glamourising the sick.

During my routine social media catch up, I noticed an uproar of excitement on my Twitter timeline surrounding a film trailer with Cole Sprouse’s face planted across it, very comfortably […]

‘Welcome to the Desert of the Virtually Real’ – Ready Player One and The Heavenly Hazards of Nostalgia

For those of you that have now seen Steven Spielberg’s latest film, Ready Player One, you were no doubt attracted to it, and left your screening of it satisfied, due […]

SINGLE REVIEW: HARRY STYLES ‘SIGN OF THE TIMES’

★★★  There are many surprises in Harry Style’s new single, ‘Sign of the Times’ – the most anticipated solo debut since Zayn Malik’s reasonably credible album, Mind of Mine. Malik’s […]

The Swallow and the Merchant

Oscar Wilde’s fairytales always seem to come with a delightful twist. They do not comply with the convention that fairytales need a moral, and are not palliative or dreamlike worlds […]

Superhero movies: when will it end?

The recent rise of superheroes, remakes and sequels in the last 20 years is undeniable. Most people are either in two camps about this: you’re either welcoming the growing universe […]

If talent is absent, passion is still power.

I was lying on my couch chilling at home (as you do being a student) while watching an old-school episode of Charmed and I got to thinking about talents. TV […]

Pup life: Fetish or Escapism

How this show didn’t make a dog’s dinner of presenting subculture. For those students who have a TV you may have noticed recently a show advertised on channel four, Secret […]