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The War on Violence – How Should the Great Conflicts Be Depicted in the Cinema?

Following the release of Dunkirk, a film that, as shown by its 12A certificate, shied away from graphic depictions of violence, I thought it prudent to open up the discussion […]

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War for the Planet of the Apes Review – A Fitting Conclusion, An Emotional Rollercoaster and a Showcase for the Supreme Talents of one Andy Serkis

The third movie is always a difficult beast. How to cap off a trilogy? Finalise the narrative? Bring the character’s arc full circle? It’s a challenging prospect and has many […]

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A Different Look at ‘La La Land’

Plato says “in metre and harmony and rhythm, [they] speak very well–such is the sweet influence which melody and rhythm by nature have… music puts upon colours”. Plato argues against […]

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Part I: Origins of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

In popular media, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict seems to play out on a daily basis. Strife and struggle in the West Bank and the Gaza strip play out in the papers […]

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Defying Disinformation, Inspiring Change…

The state of the world right now is a far cry from what it was a year ago, or two or three years ago more so. Never could Brexit have […]

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Five Shows to see in 2017

2017 is shaping up to be yet another great year for theatre in London! Listed below are my top five picks for must see shows of 2017…   The Wild […]

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Victoria Miro Gallery Presents Njideka Akunyili Crosby: Portals

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, a Los Angeles-based artist who relocated from Nigeria to the USA when she was sixteen, intuitively draws on historical, political and personal references within her artwork. This […]

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The Changing Face of War

Warfare is changing. War is an institution which is inscribed in law. From the conclusion of the Cold War, the world is undoubtedly different. Several stark features highlight the differences […]

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To Criticise is to Victimise: Anti-Semitism and its Relationship with Israel

Every form of discrimination and intolerance is just as detestable and insipid as the last. Anti –Semitism is no exception. It is because this kind of discrimination is so despicable […]