All posts tagged fantasy

Book Review: She Would Be King by Wayétu Moore

“A novel that is as rich in its fantastical character depth as it is in its history of Liberia and slavery” – a CUB must-read!   For my final review […]

Best fictional female leads – My favourite characters

We all love watching and reading about a head strong woman. I read a lot; it’s a hobby, a passion and an inspiration. What I love reading about are brilliant […]

How Downton Abbey Ruined My Sex Life

As any homosexual my age knows, life is burdened with insurmountable expectations. There is the unreachable twink physique, the eternal desire to have voluminous hair, and the pressure to enjoy […]

If Lonely Boy, Patrick Bateman, and Mark Zuckerberg did a Mamma Mia, they’d make Joe Goldberg.

You, is like any millennial drama, bookish soft boy meets damaged, but aspiring writer, girl next door. Boy then checks out girl’s artificial and for show social media, he likes […]

The Cauldron: a bar that will have you screaming *Wingardium Mimosa*

Is anyone still heartbroken that their letter to Hogwarts never turned up (or is it just me)? Do you wish you could have learnt herbology with Professor Sprout? Or perhaps […]

Women, Apes and Ancient Aliens.

I’ve been watching strings of baby chimp and orangutan videos to get me through 3rd year dread and I can’t help but notice how ape-like humans are. On the train I […]

Review: Why Netflix’s ‘The Dragon Prince’ has no culture.

Netflix has just dropped season 1 of The Dragon Prince, a fantasy CGI animation from Aaron Ehasz, the head writer and director of the critically acclaimed Avatar: The last Airbender. […]

Eclectic, Liberating, and Very Gucci

Models carrying their own heads, clashing of colour schemes, themes and cultures. It’s fair to say that the Gucci AW18 collection was one of the most interesting shows of the […]

The Shape of Water Review – Guillermo del Toro’s Fantasy Film Flows with a River of Romance That You’ll Relish Every Second Of

I have a hunch that a large portion of contemporary filmmakers are averse to dabbling in the fantasy genre, for fear of losing some sense of credibility: you can’t be […]