Tag: Hollywood


Asian Representations in Films

The summer release, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings has brought a Marvel frenzy around the world. With the appearance of Wong from Doctor Strange, the increasing amount of Asian representation in Marvel Studios has reformed perspectives on Hollywood.  Shang-Chi is directed by the Asian-American filmmaker, Destin Daniel Cretton, who directed The Glass…

#BLM, Film, Venue

Hollywood, the Academy, and race

Let’s start with a harrowing statistic. The first Academy Awards were hosted back in 1929, and since then over 3,000 awards have been handed out. Only 43 recipients were Black. There is no denying there is a huge disparity in the number of BIPOC creatives being nominated for the Academy Awards, with the peak of…


Hollywood and Racial Pigeonholing

Daniel Kaluuya is said to be “tired of being asked about race”, and that he never asked for his status as a successful black actor to define him. Within the film industry there is a vast underrepresentation of the community, not to mention the striking inequality. Likewise, I find it peculiar that while some actors…

Film, Venue

Ricky Gervais VS Hollywood

Ricky Gervais has doubled back from what he was in 2009. A UK comedian hired to make a quick laugh at the expense of several glitter bombed Oscar hopefuls. Four Golden Globes later he’s finally been able to shake off the family friendly persona Hollywood sees him having, taking to the stage with a glass…

Gaming, Venue

Games on the other screen

In the light of next month’s ‘Witcher’ series release, the debate of whether video games add to Hollywood’s creative monopoly has once again resurfaced. Over the last decade itself, movies like ‘Detective Pikachu’, ‘Resident Evil’, and ‘Assassin’s Creed’ have brought to life our favorite video game characters on our cinema screens. However, movie critics do…


An ode to seasonal movies

There is nothing that gets me truly excited for those dreary autumn days more than the endless opportunities for dressing. And where better to seek inspiration from than our favourite seasonal films, offering extensive and meticulously styled outfit combinations to keep warm whilst embodying your inner Hollywood starlet. Let’s start with a classic, ‘When Harry…

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May 2022
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