All posts tagged Hollywood

The Hollywood workout: lose weight in a matter of seconds (of screen time)

Since I have nothing to do until my summer job starts I rot away on YouTube watching cringe compilations to make myself feel better. Cringe compilations are known for capturing […]

Deadpool 2: Exciting and Aimless

To say that 2016’s Deadpool was a surprise success is an understatement. A first-time director, development hell, years of attempted executive meddling, a lead actor who had never been in […]

Breaking In: A Tired Re-Tread of The Home Invasion

After V for Vendetta was a hit with critics and audiences, one would think that director James McTeigue was destined to have a strong career. Alas, it appears that he […]

Mind the Gap Between the Pay for Men and Women: Hollywood’s Gender Pay Inequality

‘It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all’ declared Patricia Arquette in her Oscar acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actress for Boyhood. By expressing this long overdue […]

Wonder Wheel Review – This 50’s Set Melodrama Finds Writer/Director Woody Allen Going Around in Circles

It’s hard to name a memorable Woody Allen release in recent years. Blue Jasmine was saved by a strong central performance; Café Society had a sprightly youthfulness to it that […]

#WhyWeWearBlack

For the past few months, sexual harassment and its presence in Hollywood has opened up the conversation of what should be done. Which measures can we put in place to, […]

Spotlight on: Reese Witherspoon

Award winning actress Reese Witherspoon is truly a contemporary feminist icon; and not just for her portrayal of the legendary Elle Woods in Legally Blonde. As the founder of a […]

Why the allegations against Harvey Weinstein matter

Content warning: sexual assault With the recent allegations against Harvey Weinstein being made public, we need to talk about sexual assault.  Weinstein has been accused of varying degrees of sexual […]

Lana Del Rey’s First London Gig in Four Years at Brixton Academy

It is difficult to sum up just how excited I was for this gig. The tickets sold out in twelve seconds. The fact that I managed to get tickets to […]