Review: Parasite

When the trailers were almost all for children’s animations, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from December’s Screen Unseen (a scheme in which Odeon shows previews of films they believe to be future classics for a fiver, the only catch being that they don’t tell you what it will be). I was beginning to […]

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This is not a headline

Image description: Rene Magritte’s ‘Time Transfixed’, 1938 It was not by wandering the halls of a museum, nor by studying him in any art project, that I discovered Rene Magritte. Instead, it was through the superabundant parodies of his work, most notably based on ‘The Son of Man’. One simply has to search “son of man parody” […]

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Winter Warmers

Image Description: ‘The Reader’ by Renoir When November is at its drizzliest, literature can provide some much needed escapism. A good story can block out the harshest of winds or the bleakest of skies, and provide us with a window into sunnier climes. What follows are two of my favourite pieces of literature which I […]

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