Tag: classic

Music, Venue

Self-isolation playlist: A beginner’s guide

The first thing to remember when creating a self-isolation playlist is that unless you are going to be on your own for the whole 12 weeks, you will want an eclectic mix of songs so that you don’t disgruntle your fellow housemates. This playlist is a starting point for those wanting to customise their listening…

TV, Venue

Charlie’s Angels: Rebooted

The iconic ‘70s TV show, Charlie’s Angels is being rebooted by Elizabeth Banks (writer and director). The stars of the film Kristen Stewart, Ella Balinska, and Naomi Scott take a tried and tested formula and make it relevant. It could perhaps spark a new era for the franchise by releasing it to a new audience. …

Gaming

Recently played: Darksiders III

While being a fairly unacknowledged series in the gaming industry, Darksiders has been adored by fans of the comics and video games alike since the start of this decade. If Darksiders III – the newest title in the series – is anything to go by, it entirely makes sense why the franchise is becoming a…

Film

The imperialistic accessory: costuming in modern period dramas

The Bollywood industry, which consists of big screen Indian movies in Hindi, only came into existence in the 1930s, when colonialism still had a tight grip over the South Asian region. Consequently, the West has had a huge impact on Bollywood films, even if it only manifests in the subtleties of the movies, such as…

Film

Dystopian future in Back to the Future part II

Whilst there were no hoverboards, flying cars, or self-tying shoes in 2015, Back to the Future Part II predicted that a certain rich and powerful character would become an important point of discussion in the future. In this dystopian version of America, one can draw strange and scary comparisons to Trump’s America, and Trump himself….

Fashion

Dungarees, love them or hate them?

Dungarees are the fashion-world’s gift to lovers of comfort and practicality. Not only is the word itself super satisfying to pronounce, but wearing dungarees brings a feeling of freedom that few other outfits can. They have the ability to give their wearers a free-spiritedness akin to Meryl Streep’s character on a Greek island in Mamma…

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