All posts tagged narrative

The National Theatre is making the bard accessible for children – before schools spoil all of the magic.

‘A sad tale’s best for winter: I have one of sprites and goblins.’ The Winters Tale is a classic Shakespearean play and the amazing actors and crew at the National […]

Personal Platform: A Single Moment

This short story was influenced by Ali Smith’s Artful, a novel which plays with time, form, narrative and imagination. My story has the similar theme of grief as in her […]

Exclusive Review: The Haunting of Hill House.

With winter wind whacking at your windows and chilling gusts approaching, what is more fitting than watching a Netflix original horror? Before watching The Haunting of Hill House, I was […]

Exclusive Review of Gaspar Noé’s ‘Climax’.

Noé’s LSD cinematic bad trip is a masterpiece. With films like Irreversible, Enter the Void, and Love, Gaspar Noé has proven himself as France’s most controversial auteur. His films are distinctive and disturbing yet […]

Peril at End House by Agatha Christie

“A classic whodunnit, Christie is the queen of crime!” – CUB’s perfect summer detective read   The first accident: a heavy picture that falls on Miss Buckley’s bed. The second […]

A Quiet Place Review – Silence is Golden in John Krasinski’s Terrifying Cat-and-Mouse Thriller of Breathless Whispers

Star of the U.S. remake of Ricky Gervais’ The Office and rom-coms ranging from It’s Complicated to License to Wed, you wouldn’t look to John Krasinski to direct a nail-biting, […]

Game Night Review – Original and Inventive, Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams’ Thrilling Comedy is no Trivial Pursuit

It’s uncommon that a comedy ticks all the boxes that we’d like these days. Baywatch was a headache-inducing beach burn. Fist Fight was a punch in the face, rather than a […]

In Defense of Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Reflecting on Rian Johnson’s Film as an Allegory for the Toxicity of Expectation

WARNING: FULL SPOILERS FOR STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI BELOW After two years of nervous anticipation, Rian Johnson’s newest entry into the Star Wars canon brings us the scene we’d […]

Terrifyingly Divisive Memes for Really Confused Political Teens

I was recently asked at work to name all the US states that I could on the map, and, if possible, locate them. I named seven, and got four right […]