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


Merlin: The magic of kindness

Exploring the continuing relevance of BBC's Merlin

Bake-sale held in protest against Oxford’s gender pay gap

Due to the gender wage discrepancies at the university, from today onwards women in the university are ‘effectively unpaid’ until the end of the year. 

NI abortion rights must be a UK policy

Lobbying your MP could help change the lives of thousands of women

The Band Review – ‘heartwarming and nostalgic fun’

The new Take That inspired musical a great testament to the great British boyband.

The Witching Hour

A séance themed photo shoot