“Stegosaurus”: a play about eating disorders and mental health at the VAULT Festival

Described as “emotion in its purest, most innocent form” from Broadway Baby and a “powerful drama” by The Sunday Times, “Stegosaurus” is a one-woman performance seen as a vivid exploration of mental ill health that everyone can relate to. Based…

If Time’s Up, Hollywood Must Address Its Gender Imbalance

This weekend Hollywood will honour the best films of the past year at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony, but the composition of the nominees clearly indicates Hollywood’s problem with representation. Discounting the four acting categories for which the gender composition…

Secrets of Netflix – “Under the Shadow” (2016)

Under the Shadow (2016), dir. Babak Anvari, starring Narges Rashidi and Avin Manshadi I believe that horror, done properly, can be the most entertaining, informative cinematic experience of all. To my delight – but, generally, not of those I drag…

The Week’s Movie News (19th February)

Jessica Chastain is in talks to star in IT Chapter 2 After the first film broke box office records last year making it the most successful horror movie of all time, IT Chapter 2 is in rapid development in order…

Fight Night Haikus

There’s only one true way 2018’s most brutal matchups can be expressed… Too ill to catch fight night fever, it was instead my gs’ accounts that embedded a picture of what occurred during the spectacle. But it was most from…

Cross Country Chaos

LSE Athletes Leave Opponents Stuck in the Mud… The 2018 BUCS Cross-Country Championships lit up Lent Term. LSE sent its biggest ever team of 22 runners to compete alongside the most elite athletes that the country has to offer on…

Can We Find A Positive Yet Realistic Vision For Post-Brexit Britain?
Whether it’s “Brexit means Brexit” or a “Global Britain”, the UK Government and to a lesser extent the Opposition have tried to come up with some kind of vision for a post-Brexit Britain. To put it lightly, many feel that…
Royal Society of Biology Announces Strawberry Blond “Isn’t a Real Hair Colour”

In an unexpected and controversial statement made on Friday, the Royal Society of Biology stated that the hair colour known as ‘strawberry blond(e)’ is no longer recognised by the society. “Many people try to call their hair ‘strawberry blond’,” said…

The Perfect Gig: Developments in the Modern Economy

Platform businesses have long been on the rise. Tech firms, such as Deliveroo and Uber, have reduced search frictions and revolutionised labour market structures as a result. This appeals to ‘workers’ for a variety of reasons: flexible hours, workplace independence…

Precious mettle: “Lady Bird” is the beautiful retelling of a young life lived

By Adam Solomons   I haven’t attended church regularly in some time, so the learned voice of a priest and the inviting echo of a congregation and the all-too-appetising communion wafers introduced in the second scene of “Lady Bird” had…