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Home Is Not a Place – the journey of seeking out our people in spaces we never belonged.

Jessica Bowen tells us the importance behind Johny Pitts & Roger Robinson’s new book ‘Home Is Not a Place‘ Last week I had the pleasure of attending a poetry event hosted by writer, poet, and artist Malika Booker at the Manchester Poetry Library. The event was in admiration of Home Is Not a Place, a photography and poetry book curated by Johny Pitts and Roger … Continue reading Home Is Not a Place – the journey of seeking out our people in spaces we never belonged.

The Cher Show: “A Tribute Act Or A Musical?”

Sharing her thoughts on the musical phenomenon ‘The Cher Show‘ is Cara Blackhall It’s fair to say Cher has made her mark on the world. From her dazzling outfits, diva persona and let’s not forget her surprise appearance in Mamma Mia 2. It’s surprising to think that it has taken this long for there to be a musical surrounding her life. The brand-new musical, The Cher … Continue reading The Cher Show: “A Tribute Act Or A Musical?”

Don’t Worry Darling – “The Dystopian Thriller Disguised With Gorgeous 50s’ Glamour”

With all the details on the Olivia Wilde’s latest project is Natasha Turnbull The highly anticipated “Don’t Worry Darling” made its debut on September 23rd – and it certainly did not fail to live up to expectations. The film includes a notably famous cast, including Florence Pugh (Alice), Harry Styles (Jack) and Chris Pine (Frank). While the star filled line up is what will undoubtably … Continue reading Don’t Worry Darling – “The Dystopian Thriller Disguised With Gorgeous 50s’ Glamour”

Fall: “an overshadowing sense of disturbance and fear”

Earlier this month, “Fall” debuted on cinema screens. Directed by Scott Mann, the movie is an anxiety-inducing thriller which explores the journey of two adrenaline junkies who find themselves stuck on top of a 2000 feet radio tower with no way back down. Despite a seemingly straight to the point concept as the title may suggest, the movie in which two girls sit on top … Continue reading Fall: “an overshadowing sense of disturbance and fear”

Pistol: “A Biopic that Focused More on The Music and Less on the Band’s Infamous Chaos”

Hyper-sexual, unrehearsed, and lasting a mere three years, the Sex Pistols created an anarchistic legacy that director Danny Boyle crammed into a skewed six-part violently poignant limited series. The Sex Pistols fashioned the seventies music industry with their revolutionary ways of mayhem; however, the series tends to shy away from fully showcasing the unruliness of the late band.  Guitarist, Steve Jones (Toby Wallace) claimed, ‘we’re … Continue reading Pistol: “A Biopic that Focused More on The Music and Less on the Band’s Infamous Chaos”

Met Gala 2022: A Hit Or Miss?

Iconic designers and fashion icons were able to unite on the famed Metropolitan Museum of Art steps, last night on the second Monday of May 2022. Just 7 months after the “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” belated red carpet, after a chaotic few years the event was able to debut yet another night to celebrate both historical moments in fashion and introduce upcoming designers … Continue reading Met Gala 2022: A Hit Or Miss?

The Northman: “Going Bigger Than Ever”

With the critically acclaimed ‘The VVitch’ and ‘The Lighthouse’, director Robert Eggers has made a name for himself and has certainly become one of the most exciting talents within Hollywood. Excelling in period pieces so far, Eggers is back with his most ambitious film yet in ‘The Northman’, a Hamlet-inspired Viking epic that steps away from the more intimate settings within his first features. Going … Continue reading The Northman: “Going Bigger Than Ever”

Drama, Passion & William Levy: “Unbelievably Chiselled and Pleasing to The Eye”

Speaking about all things telenovelas is Karla Louise Hallett Growing up with a latin mother meant being exposed to tv that was quite unique when it came to plots, twists and hysterics. Which in reality made it incredibly hard to ignore when it was on, so sitting with my mum and watching telenovelas became the norm. Not only did the shows leave me in total … Continue reading Drama, Passion & William Levy: “Unbelievably Chiselled and Pleasing to The Eye”

Review: Donda by Kanye West

37 days after the initial release date, Kanye West dropped his 10th studio album Donda – in what can only be described as true Kanye fashion.  The hype surrounding not only Kanye as a person but the music he has blessed his fans with over the years, has been utterly breath-taking. Kanye announced that his new project would drop on July 24th, 2021 as a … Continue reading Review: Donda by Kanye West

The next generation of rap

Rap has always been a genre of self-expression, allowing artists to freely speak their mind in a way that feels comfortable to them. Women have also been at the forefront of the genre, whether they be the subject of the song or the one performing, yet misogyny is still a major criticism of the genre. Sexually motivated lyrics prove controversial to listeners and can sometimes … Continue reading The next generation of rap