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Hollywood’s race problem and why a WoC should play the lead in Looking For Alaska
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Hollywood’s race problem and why a WoC should play the lead in Looking For Alaska

  Artwork by Shaianne Hugh   The third John Green novel to receive the honor of it’s very own film adaptation, Looking for Alaska has been making major developments in production recently and the pre-teen me could not be more excited about it. First, it was announced that Becca Thomas is attached to the project … Continue reading

REVIEW- Me, Earl and the Dying Girl: On sentimentality, mini-movies and the voice of reason
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REVIEW- Me, Earl and the Dying Girl: On sentimentality, mini-movies and the voice of reason

Ever since I was little, I would cringe at the thought of sentimentality. Any time I watched a film that felt trite and unrealistic, I would enter a repulsed state. I suppose it was not sentimentality itself that necessarily bothered me, but rather, the insincere portrayals of it that I often observed onscreen. I absolutely … Continue reading

Top 10 CBBC Shows
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Top 10 CBBC Shows

It’s sometimes the small things which make you feel like an ~outcast~ as a kid. You focus more on what you don’t have at that age than appreciating what you do. Trying to fit in is a struggle and everything becomes embarrassing. For me, one of those pointless-yet-humiliating ‘secrets’ was only having five television channels. … Continue reading

Rear Window and the theme of people watching
Anything and Everything

Rear Window and the theme of people watching

Artwork by Charlotte Southall Having recently watched Hitchcock’s classic film Rear Window, something that really caught my attention was the juxtaposition of the plot; the simplicity of never leaving Jeffries’ apartment paired with the complex, twisting mystery he finds himself accidentally drawn into. The accidental nature of his predicament is what got me thinking about … Continue reading