Netflix, Amazon or Disney +? Which streaming service is the best?

You’re turning your TV on, but nothing interesting is on. You’re turning to Netflix and there is nothing you like or not the movie you want to see. You see the recommended titles and it irritates you that they don’t have it. You turn to other platforms and suddenly see a whole range of services.Continue reading “Netflix, Amazon or Disney +? Which streaming service is the best?”

Award Shows- A Diversity Problem

They are some of the most glamourous events of the year. Actors, actresses, directors, cinematographers, costume designers and creators gather in a fancy setting, wearing beautiful dresses, sipping on champagne and celebrating each other’s work in film and TV over the last year. This time last year the same thing was happening, something we lookContinue reading “Award Shows- A Diversity Problem”

Why Animated Representation Matters

With the multitude of live action movies that Hollywood has been giving us as of late, it almost feels refreshing, in a sense, for anyone to just sit down and enjoy the art that lies behind the work of animation. Animation, in itself, is beautiful. Due to the creative freedom that this sort of mediumContinue reading “Why Animated Representation Matters”

Meme-ingful events so far in 2021

The past few years brought us some eventful memes. From people storming area 51 to the cake trend where every normal object (such as crocs or an amazon package) are cakes. Nothing could be trusted in that time. We started this year strong with the Capitol invasion in the United States. This resulted in manyContinue reading “Meme-ingful events so far in 2021”

True Crime During Lockdown

My very first memory from the beginning of the pandemic is walking along the seafront in Brighton while bingeing a true crime podcast for the first time before going to three different stores to see if they had pasta and rice that I could bring back to my flatmates in London. As my cabin feverContinue reading “True Crime During Lockdown”

How Bon Ton can get you out of uncomfortable situations

Have you ever been in that situation where you didn’t know whether you should tell a person in front of you that they have something stuck between her teeth?Have you ever been introduced to someone and you didn’t really know wether you should shake hands, or just smile or say something?Well, bon ton, or “goodContinue reading “How Bon Ton can get you out of uncomfortable situations”

Chance encounters

Lockdown! Isolate! Stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives. But what about chance encounters, the moments that surprise and astound us? I asked a few people about their chance encounters that left a lasting impression.  Kieran Murphy, 18, from Dagenham Whist on a school trip to Brighton myself and my girlfriend were looking for anContinue reading “Chance encounters”

How To Read More Books In 2021

Tsundoku (noun, Japanese)buying books and not reading them; letting books pile up unread on shelves and floors and nightstands Oniochalasia (noun, English)buying or shopping as a method of stress relief or relaxation Raise your hand if you’re guilty of one or both of the above. Looking around my room now, I have books on myContinue reading “How To Read More Books In 2021”

Small Pleasures

It’s cold. It’s dark. It’s only 4pm. January plus lockdown is proving to be a difficult combination to get through. Getting anything done, being remotely productive or feeling any excitement about the day and week ahead has it’s challenges. So I need this reminder as much as anybody else; focus on finding the small pleasuresContinue reading “Small Pleasures”

4 Books You Need To Read In Lockdown

In the midst of quarantine and yet another national lockdown, people have found different ways to entertain themselves and make the most of the involuntary surplus of time on our hands. While it’s easy to lose yourself in that new Netflix show or broadening your horizons in the culinary world, I have personally found myselfContinue reading “4 Books You Need To Read In Lockdown”