Authors Posts by Greg Hartwell

Greg Hartwell


Forget the aliens, watch the weather

Roland Emmerich, the director of The Day After Tomorrow, doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to making a political statement. The most iconic...

The Saddest Music in the World

First things first: don’t let the title deceive you. This may be a movie about melancholia, but it’s also an absolute riot; hugely inventive...

The Twilight Samurai

Lauded by numerous international film festivals and winner of 12 Japanese Oscars, Twilight Samurai arrives on our shores with impressive credentials. Treading similar ground...

Tarantino Proves Thur-man once more

Kill Bill Vol. 2 Phoenix & Odeon No single figure in recent years has influenced the world of movie-making as resoundingly as Mr Tarantino....


70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.

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?