Flipside

Jojo Rabbit: Offensive, bland, rubbish ★

New Zealand actor and director Taika Waititi made headlines in early 2019 when he announced his sixth feature film. Jojo Rabbit is based on a ten-year-old Nazi fanatic’s relationship with both his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler (Waititi) and the Jewish…

The Beaver Reviews: Little Women

When one review just won’t do – Molly Horner, Raphaelle Camarcat, and Amber Iglesia give their opinions on Greta Gerwig’s latest masterpiece Molly’s  Little Women: Triumph of the Female Gaze ★★★★ Ever since precocious, bold girls who spent a little too…

January 2020 – Starting the year with a bang!

The best of January films, tv shows, theatre productions, albums, and books to suit all tastes FILM  To start the decade off with a bang, we have a couple of highly-anticipated war films. The first is tipped to be a…

Cyrano de Bergerac – slam poetry meets the 15th century ★★★★★

Despite having to tread the paths of several previous adaptations of Cyrano de Bergerac, Jamie Lloyd’s interpretation is exemplary. We witnessed Lloyd’s stellar talent earlier this year with Betrayal, starring Tom Hiddleston; he now takes on a new challenge with…

Giramondo

Un’isola come un mondo condensato canta il suo mistero le sue incertezze Nella Serenissima balla il flusso di gente venuto da non si sa dove L’isola diventa un luogo giramondo in cui i cuori si intrecciano in silenzio mentre la…

The World of Keith Haring review

Keith Haring, like so many others, died from AIDS in 1990. His work as a visual artist throughout the 1980s remains instantly recognisable, and has influenced everything from fine art to classroom doodles.  Haring’s presence in the New York creative…

Worst internet moment of the decade: Covfefe

On 31 May 2017, shortly after midnight, the 45th POTUS tweeted “Despite the constant negative press covfefe”. Yes, he made a spelling error, and yes, the liberal American media went absolutely insane about it and pretended like they didn’t know…

Best internet moment of the decade: National Snake Day 2016

Everyone remembers where they were on National Snake Day, 2016. After months of an escalating feud between Taylor Swift and Kanye West, two of the most annoying people in the entertainment industry, Kim Kardashian West ended it all over Snapchat.…

Worst musical of the decade: Spider-Man Turn off the Dark

There is nothing in the world I wish I had seen live more than Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark — and I missed seeing Beyonce in 2009 because I was fighting with my mum. A Spider-Man musical, how fucking iconic. …

Best musical of the decade: Hamilton

I originally was going to talk about the best and worst play of the decade. I wanted to rave about something artistically mind-blowing, like Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. It’s a great show. If you haven’t yet,…

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