All posts tagged political

He’s Coming Home: Domestic Abuse and the World Cup

When the World Cup began 3 weeks ago, an image started circulating on twitter that stood apart from the rest. It was not of a player or coach; it was […]

Incredibles 2: A Solid Return for America’s Greatest Super Family

Pixar’s output this last decade has been largely focused on sequelization, perhaps the most anticipated is the follow up to Brad Bird’s The Incredibles (2004). It’s arguably one of the best superhero stories put […]

Rights and Sentiments- an Introduction.

170 years ago, the Declaration of Rights and Sentiments (originally published as simply the Declaration of Sentiments) was given at the Seneca Falls Convention in New York. The authors of […]

Is your concealer problematic? Why hide dark eyes?

Christina Aguilera made headlines with her au naturel look on the cover of Paper magazine. Scrolling through endless thumbnails and misleading headings I was excited at the prospect of an A-lister […]

Downsizing Review – Alexander Payne’s Surreal Sci-Fi Comedy Shrinks Under its Own Ambition

Director Alexander Payne’s Downsizing isn’t the first film to tackle the concept of physical reduction. Of course, the Rick Moranis fanatics among us – yes, you know who you are […]

What is Art?

What is ‘art’? Just think about it for a second. We talk about paintings and drawings, theatre and books and poetry collectively as ‘art’ – but they’re all so different. […]

$450million: something to hang above your mantelpiece?

Between Trump’s tweet-storm, including his claim of being a “very stable genius”, the actual bombshell-storm that hit the American East Coast and uprisings in Iran, the fact that Saudi prince […]

Somewhere over the rainbow, Bestival is a modern Oz

Ah festivals, sh*tty camping, loud, but banging, music, lots of substances ingested and the hangover from hell at the end of it. Hundreds of thousands of Brits flock to them […]

Taking Our Country Back

The bright, otherworldly hours of the morning after a sensational night for British democracy have been met, necessarily, by a sober tempering of jubilation; though critically wounded, the Conservatives look […]