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Brooklyn Museum’s virtual roundtable: ‘The Future of the Museum’

The cultural events of 2020 and the decade as a whole are enormously overwhelming, but the Brooklyn Museum provided such a helpful, concise, yet thoughtful roundtable this month that brought…

Death to 2020 review- a crap film to end a crap year

2 stars The highlight of the festive TV watching in my house was never The Queen’s Speech, or Doctor Who, or The Big Fat Quiz of the Year. For my…

Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm proves a timely triumph

The year is 2100. A history teacher wants to teach their class all about the strange, dark times known as the early 2020s. What contemporary film could perfectly encapsulate all…

Sam Smith shows maturity on Diamonds

It has been said that music has the ability to strike a chord within someone only when it hits closest to home. Sam Smith, iconic English singer-songwriter, is a super-human…

Remembering the ‘Notorious RBG’: what it means to be an American

“I ask no favour for my sex… All I ask of our brethren, is that they take their feet, off our necks.” The honourable Ruth Bader Ginsburg uttered these words…

‘Relaxed-fit Gap jeans and light beer’: a review of Teddy Wayne’s ‘Apartment’

Teddy Wayne, an author already praised by the American press for Apartment, sets the scene of his novel in mid-nineties New York — ‘an edgeless era of global-superpower peace and…

Night at the Museum: fashion for the ages

Beneath a soaring glass atrium, weaving in-between world culture artefacts the Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show officially took place last weekend. Diverse and artistic collections took centre stage bringing the museum…

Are the BAFTAs becoming irrelevant?

Unsurprising, and yet outrageous. These adjectives perhaps best describe this year’s BAFTAs. All 20 Acting nominations were given to white performers, and once again the Best Director category was an…