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Superman Returns

With Henry Cavill set to don the cape once more, is it time to reconsider Zack Snyder’s contribution to the DCEU? While in 2022 there is seemingly a new (if slightly tired) super-powered blockbuster showing at your local picture house every fortnight, the cinematic landscape in 2013 was a different prospect all together. The superhero […]

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It’s high time the US re-evaluated its relationship with Israel

All the world’s a stage but, as the world’s hegemon, the United States are more than a mere player. After a year in which Israel’s domestic and coronavirus policy has led to significant abuses of human rights, the Biden administration must rethink their diplomatic relations and incentivise the Israeli government to change their policies. The […]

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Christmas 2020: is Boris Johnson on the naughty list?

Imagine for a moment that it’s the 24th of December 2020. Thousands are gathered in living rooms, their hearts warmed by the ambience of the tree and the prospect of the celebrations that lie ahead: the turkey, the presents and, most importantly, the time spent with their family. Now I want you to imagine the […]

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Will Joe Biden join the radical left express, or are we destined for four years of delays and cancellations?

In American elections, there is little worse than the smear of socialism. Therefore, it is no surprise that when faced with a floundering economy, a mishandled pandemic and a crisis of inequality, the Republicans resorted to playground politics reminiscent of Joseph McCarthy: attempting to drag Joe Biden through the mud rather than engaging in debate. […]