Film Reviews

Missing Link

It’s rare that a studio puts as much love and care into each film they make as Laika. In ten years they’ve released five films, each lovingly crafted and infused with an oddball charm that distinguishes them from other family friendly films. Yet their particular brand of quirkiness can sometimes be a bit off-putting, making […]


Root’s response to homophobic sledging was exemplary

During the Third Test of the recent series against the West Indies, England cricket captain Joe Root was asked by an opposition bowler, Shannon Gabriel, if he “liked boys” in a derogatory manner. Root was subsequently picked up by the umpire’s microphone telling Gabriel: “don’t use it as an insult. There’s nothing wrong with being […]