Authors Posts by Emily Hislop

Emily Hislop


Review: Mama

Emily Hislop looks at the horror genre's games of hide-and-seek, and asks why Mama fails as a figure of horror and suspense

The Oscars: Who Gives a Sh*t?

Emily Hislop wonders what the purpose of all of this self-congratulation is, during one of the weirdest Oscar ceremonies yet.

Hughes-d and abused

Emily Hislop asks whether Rom-Com(-Vom) makers using Hughes in their films have ever really watched them

Review: Django Unchained

Emily Hislop revels in the strange brilliance of Tarantino's latest release

Review: Africa

Emily Hislop explores Storytime with Grandpa Attenborough in Episode 1 of 'Africa'

Review: Downton Abbey Christmas Special

Emily Hislop wonders if Matthew Crawley made a lucky escape in the Christmas Special of Downton [Sh]Abbey

Life on the Great Island

It might be cold outside, but Emily Hislop escapes the English winter by taking us to sunny summertime Crete.

Falling out of love with reality

Emily Hislop discusses the breakdown in our relationship with docu-TV


Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off