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How Diverse are the 2022 Oscar Nominations?

After last year’s virtual award ceremony, this year’s Oscars will return to its home of the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on the 27th of March. Though tuning in at 1…

University’s response to strikes leaves staff frustrated

The Joint Negotiating Committee of the principal pension scheme for universities in the UK – the USS – voted to cut university staff pensions by at least 35 per cent…

What is Going on at Everton?

After just six months in charge, and having won only one Premier League game since September, Everton sacked manager Rafael Benitez after a 2-1 defeat to relegation-threatened Norwich in mid-January.…

F*CK Tate Britain

CW: representation of slavery “even when given the opportunity and resources to reflect, institutions will use the hope of reform to twist away from accountability and change.” Zarina Muhammad Surprise,…

To NFT or Not to NFT? That is the question.

Picture this: it’s 2030. Galleries as we know and love (or hate) them are redundant. Now, there are no queues, travel expenses, coat checks or pretentious middle-aged white men explaining,…

Visual Artwork of the Week: Hannah Wilke

CW: nudity Starification Object Series plays with the ideas of aesthetics, erotism and feminism. The photographs, in black and white, depict the semi-naked body of Wilke adorned with jewels of…

Heart of Darkness vs Apocalypse Now

Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now (1979) is widely considered to be a masterpiece. The cinematography, screenplay and direction come together to create a dark, yet fantastic movie. Coppola’s film of…

Film vs Game: Assassin’s Creed

Assassin’s Creed is a strange franchise. Initially a Prince of Persia game which spun off into being its own franchise during development, then a series of historical sci-fi games following…