Rendering itself obsolete: Hollywood’s misuse of CGI

Image description: The cast of the Cats musical on Broadway Hollywood’s recent obsession with CGI felines has me concerned. What with Disney’s entirely CGI realised remake of The Lion King, and Universal‘s first look at the rather disturbingly rendered humanoid cats of Cats (2019), they’re everywhere and they’re causing consternation amongst film fans, especially myself. […]

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Oxford University introduces new Positive Action Targeted Studentships to AHRC doctoral training programme

Oxford University’s world-renowned Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM) have been awarded 11 PhD studentships through the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) programme. The  Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) offer cultural and heritage institutions the opportunity of hosting doctoral researchers based at UK universities. The scheme […]

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Preview: The Reunion at the BT impresses with its chaotic dark humour

Sizzling with chaotic, hilarious energy, ‘The Reunion’ promises to be an electric piece of theatre. Written, directed and masterminded by Tommy Hurst and Bernard Visser, the premise surrounds two funeral directors (satirically named Hearse and Cloak) attempting to piece together the story behind the death of a recently deceased big shot criminal Sebastian Coxcomb. This […]

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