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We Are The Champions

⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 5 stars ‘There is no tradition more powerful than cheese’, begins the narrator, as he introduces us to the ‘ancient ceremony’ that is cheese-racing. Cut…

Another Round

⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ 5 stars Another Round is a Danish award-winning film released in 2020 about drinking, middle age, and confronting your flaws. Four teachers, disenchanted with their…

Reinventing A Christmas Carol

Most of us were probably introduced to Dickens’ famous tale by watching The Muppets Christmas Carol, unless you managed to avoid it as a last-day-of-the-term Christmas film. And it’s really…

‘See you, space cowboy…’

-is what appears when credits roll at the end of a Cowboy Bebop episode. In a line, it encapsulates the essence of the Space Western. With a wink, a wave,…

Diary of a Literature Student: Chaucer

I recently came across a short poem in which Chaucer wishes upon his scribe a scaly scalp if he continues to write up his work incorrectly. ‘So ofte adaye I…

Literature Lockdown Challenge: “It Must Be Nearly Finished!” Are We Living In A Beckett Play?

“Yesterday! What does that mean? Yesterday!”–”That means that bloody awful day, long ago, before this bloody awful day.” Endgame is a play about passing time. Unlike its prequel, Waiting For…