Arts + Culture
Parisa Zangeneh reviews A Wiser Girl by Moya Roddy
“Maya’s encounters with the injustice of the Sri Lankan violence were silenced by the fear and oppression which reigned over the nation for decades. Paper Planes is an anthem of protest against the scapegoating stereotypes which plague the immigrant communities of the world.”
Deepthi Suresh reviews the Korean Netflix drama ‘Crash Landing on You’ and explores how it transcends stereotypes of both North and South Korea.
Bong Joon-ho once commented, “Once you overcome the 1-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films,” but arguably there has still not been enough exploration of non-English language media in this era when it is more accessible than ever.
Donald Trump is no longer the name we hear in the news every day, but he has certainly left a legacy on US and global politics.
Climate change is the issue of our time. People are turning to the courts for a solution.
The last decade of television has seen an increase in LGBTQ+ representation, but not without its problems. Ciara Phelan explores how Schitt’s Creek tackles some of the issues that its fellow programmes fail on.
The Handmaid’s Tale has been reviewed countless times, but a revisit in the context of recent political developments reveals that it is increasingly important to remember that progress made in gender equality worldwide has been hard-won.
Horror cinema has always been an extremely nuanced genre of film in terms of its representation of female characters. Conventional gender roles and stereotypes permeate the genre with clichéd female archetypes such as the helpless victim and the sexually promiscuous woman. However, things are starting to be challenged.
Oatly has made headlines recently for accepting an investment from Blackstone, one of the largest private equity firms in the world, which has links to deforestation in the Amazon and the Trump administration. The case of Oatly raises the question – is it possible to be 100% sustainable within our current economic framework?