“The Post” speaks to our times, obviously

The Post is both a testament of the times it represents in its storytelling, as well as the times in which it was made. It is difficult to watch The Post without thinking of the #metoo movement, the times up…

Christie van Tinteren: On Doors

I’ve been at the LSE for a year and a half, I study Anthropology, and the Beaver team have made the error of asking me to write a weekly column. They are clearly desperate. This week I will be writing…

LSE Tops Staff Satisfaction Tables

LSE has come top in the league table for staff satisfaction, in part due to new measures introduced by new director Minouche Shafik. The new measures – which include limiting staff contact hours with students to seven minutes a week…

Mariah Udom: DJing, Dating, and Dissertations

Flipside’s first cover star Mariah Udom talks to us about DJing, Dating, and Dissertations. Photo Credit: Jacob Stokes Interview: Melissa AU Instagram: @kryptexofficial Youtube: http://youtube.com/kryptexselects Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/kryptex   How did you get into DJing? Long story short, I was raised listening to…

2017’s Most Overlooked Film: “A Cure for Wellness”

Amid the large array of comic book films, Star Wars pictures and sequels, certain original films can sometimes get lost or overlooked by the moviegoing audience. Most of you may not have heard of A Cure for Wellness, but this…

“The Marvelous Mrs Maisel” is Utterly Charming

Despite its release just late last year, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel won big at the Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards. But during its release it passed entirely undetected by this binge-watcher’s radar. Having finally given it a chance, the…

Secrets of Netflix: “Creep” (2014)

Creep (2014), dir. Patrick Brice, starring: Mark Duplass and Patrick Brice Creep is maybe my favourite found-footage film of recent years, a genre that is much aligned by the supernatural (thanks, Blair Witch), and which, ironically, has failed to penetrate…

The week’s film news

WOODY ALLEN CONDEMNATIONS CONTINUE The list of Woody Allen’s former colleagues speaking out against him grew longer this week as Colin Firth announced he would never work with the veteran writer-director again. Timothée Chalamet and Rebecca Hall, stars of Allen’s…

“Three Billboards” is the social comedy-drama we’ve been waiting for

By Adam Solomons 5/5 — Almost to the day, ten years ago, Martin McDonagh’s breakthrough In Bruges screened for the first time at the Sundance Film Festival in snowy Colorado. In the decade since I don’t think there’s been a film…

“When you’re about 16 they go from Aww he’s cute to Ahh he’s shite.” Lewis Capaldi interview

Adam sits down with the Scottish singer-songwriter to discuss celebrity fans, working with Frank Ocean’s producer, and the 21-year-old’s skincare routine.   You’ve been nominated for BBC Sound of 2018, I just saw TIME magazine put you on their 5…