The Diary of a Teenage Girl is one of the most authentic and important coming-of-age films of our generation. An honest feminist fairytale, it tells the story of a girl who finds love in a relationship forbidden by society and law. She sets out on a quest to learn more about her own desires and feelings, … More The Diary of a Teenage Girl: Hilarious and Honest
The last few days have seen debates about the definition of feminism sparked by Emma Watson’s decision to partially reveal her breasts in a photoshoot for Vanity Fair. The main argument against Watson is that her decision to display even the slightest hint of her sexuality to the public immediately undermines her position as a … More Emma Watson: A Feminist.
Going off to uni can be very daunting. For most students it will be your first time away from home, without the comfort of your parent’s home cooked meals or your mum’s words of wisdom, no sibling to pick fights with when you’re bored, and you haven’t got your dad to come and pick you … More The pros of sharing a room in uni halls…
Summer is marketed to us as the best time of the year – it’s a time for BBQs, swimming, the beach, holidays, long days and evenings spent with friends and a time to have no cares about school or work. But for the average student, being able to afford the perfect summer adventures that everybody’s … More No plans and no money for the summer? Be an Au Pair!
The last few weeks I have read many negative comments online about La La Land’s recent success at the Oscar nominations. So in true english/film student fashion I knew I had to check this film out for myself. And you know what, I loved it. Bright colours, upbeat jazz music, Emma Stone singing and Ryan Gosling … More La La Land: A Defence of the Musical
Whether it’s the sudden realisation of all those christmas calories we devoured, or the ‘new year, new me (for a few days)’ resolutions, or whether everyone has only just remembered Trump’s victory and feels the need to hide their tears in a veil of sweat, whatever the reason the gym is full. And when the … More That January Gym Phobia