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Film

Celebrating Steve McQueen this Black History Month

Since the enduring concept of Black History Month first came to the UK in the 1980s, it has been seen as a time to reflect, remember and shine a light on important parts of Black-British history from the transatlantic slave trade to the Bristol bus boycott in the 60’s. However, an important component of Black […]

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Film

#oscarssowhite…again

#oscarssowhite started trending in 2016. It’s now 2020, and nothing seems to have changed, though this is a problem that goes far beyond the Oscars. It’s a problem that extends across all of the major film awards, and into Western society generally.  The problem is our prioritisation of white, male voices. It’s clear that films […]

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Sport

Chinese Super League looking to challenge European elite

The Premier League and its counterparts – La Liga in Spain, Serie A in Italy, Ligue 1 in France, and the Bundesliga in Germany – are the best football leagues in the world. They have, without doubt, the best teams and best players. Tempted by the allure of an attractive pension fund, many seasoned performers […]