Authors Posts by Louise Howland

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Review: ‘T2 Trainspotting’

Louise Howland finds an addictive energy in sequel to cult classic Trainspotting

Exhausted tropes and the odd jump scare: ‘Split’ review

Louise Howland is unimpressed by 'Split', Shyamalan’s attempt at psychological horror

Review: the OBA Easter Projects

Louise Howland dissects Sunday’s OBA student film screening, praising their indie feminist zeal

Profile: Anthony Geffen

Dare I say it: Anthony Geffen is a man who cannot be pigeonholed. A man best known for his professional partnership with living legend...

Review: Hush – a cat and mouse fight to the death

Hush negotiates the established conventions of the home-invasion horror concerning female victimhood, writes Louise Howland

Review: Victoria – the one-take film exhibits electric momentum

For Louise Howland, Victoria was less a film and more a transcendental journey through time, space, youth and love

Review: The Witch – stands apart from jump-scare drivel

Louise Howland regards newcomer Robert Eggers as an arthouse horror hero after an impressive directional debut

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Oxford Dictionaries announce Word of the Year 2018

Runners-up included 'big dick energy', 'incel', and 'gammon'

Normal People Review – ‘a novel that speaks to the current climate’

Jenny Scoones discusses the portrayal of masculinity and friendship in Sally Rooney's second novel

Labour councillor suspended for anti-semitism to rejoin party

Lloyd-Shogbesan was suspended from the Labour council after he shared "inappropriate and offensive" posts

Oxford Union officers revolt against Steve Bannon invite

Union secretary Nick Brown has called an emergency meeting of Standing Committee – the society’s governing body – to vote on cancelling the event on Friday

Mojo Preview – ‘gloriously worded script but male dominated’

Cesca Echlin finds this rendition of Jez Butterworth's play hits comic targets, but also reflects on its male-dominated narrative.