When Disaster Strikes: Don’t Look Up’s Rally Cry Against Climate Change
Impending disaster. And yet little to nothing is being done about it. The film’s portrayal of a disaster that could be averted but is being ignored offers a clear message about the climate crisis to the audience.
Back To School: Sex (Re)Education
The well-established mix of humour and honesty that Sex Education brings to these themes is a refreshing approach, and enables an exploration of a huge variety of sensitive issues regarding sexuality, as well as more light-hearted everyday adolescent dramas.
In-person finals: Ready or not, here they come
My main concern now is, if exams are going to be in-person, how are they going to support us? The faculty has promised that we will have adequate time and means of preparing for our finals that are now in a different format to the one we have prepared for entire two years we have spent at Oxford. Is this task going to fall on individual tutors at each college? If so, not only is this extra work for them, but students may receive different levels of support and exam practice depending on their college.
Feminist or Anti-feminist: Responses to Promising Young Woman
CW: sexual assault and rape, suicide “Every week, I go to a club, and every week, I act like I’m too drunk to stand. And...
The Changing Face of Olympic Sport
"Tokyo 2020 (+1) was the opportunity for five new sports: skateboarding, sport climbing, surfing, karate, and softball/baseball. In addition, more events were included, such as BMX freestyle, and mixed gender relays in swimming and triathlon. So how successful were these new events?"
Culture in crisis: the impact of the pandemic on theatres
The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on countries around the world. A huge number of services and businesses are struggling: the NHS, airlines, retail...
‘The time to change is now’: Women behind the camera
We need to make a career as a female filmmaker seem possible, and to put pressure on the industry to give more women a chance
Fact and Fiction: Where Should the Boundary Lie?
Novels, TV shows, films. They are a form of art. And in art there is no wrong answer. Yet this becomes more complex for historical...