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Opinion: Is the lack of female Brit nominees a concern?

Opinion:  Is the lack of female Brit nominees a concern?

By Sophie Spain The 2020 Brit Awards have caused some controversy due to the lack of female nominees in the mixed gender categories. Across the four major categories (best group, song of the year, album of the year and best new artist), only three female artists were nominated: Miley Cyrus, Normani and Mabel. This has […]

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WHATS ON: The National Glass Centre

WHATS ON: The National Glass Centre

We spoke to Laura Reed, the Marketing and Communications coordinator at The National Glass Centre. The Glass Centre are currently running events every day during the February half term and there will be more programmes and events for both adults and children held throughout the year during half term holidays. Each of the workshops are […]

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Love Island, Where’s the Representation?

Love Island, Where’s the Representation?

ITV’s Love Island is one of TV’s biggest sensations these days, with 4.2 million viewers tuning in to the first episode of the 2019 season across all devices. It’s clearly a phenomenon, but could there be a dark side to this immense popularity? Love Island is a reality show based on finding love, with contestants […]

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Gig Review: Venue at Head of Steam

Gig Review: Venue at Head of Steam

  Girl power was out in full force at Head of Steam in Newcastle on the 15/11/19 thanks to alt-rock girl band, Venus. In such a male dominated industry, it was a nice breath of fresh air to see the Leeds based 5-piece take the stage with such skill and confidence. Venus did more than […]

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Book Review – The Fault In Our Stars

Book Review – The Fault In Our Stars

Back in the year 2012, John Green kindly blessed our eyes with the emotional roller coaster of a love novel – ‘The fault in our stars’. I remember being 12 years old when I first opened my heart to this masterpiece, in my eyes anyway. I loved the way it made me feel when I […]

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TV Show Review: Black Mirror Season 5

TV Show Review: Black Mirror Season 5

Whenever Netflix releases another of their Original TV shows, we all simultaneously hold our breath. Bracing ourselves for another cliché teen drama to add to the collection of other mind-numbing Netflix Originals. Surprisingly, Black Mirror turned out to be innovative and distinctive. Instead of another manufactured love story, we were met with the harsh reality […]

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Movie Review: Zombieland ‘Double Tap’

Movie Review: Zombieland ‘Double Tap’

They’re back and better than ever. Tallahassee, Columbus, Wichita and Little Rock have returned ten years later for a sequel to the cult classic, Zombieland. Naturally sequels end up ruining the film series for us all, but for Double Tap, that definitely wasn’t the case. Though I personally prefer the original, the sequel definitely exceeded […]

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Movie Review: Oceans 8

I’ve chosen to talk about ‘Oceans 8’ because it had a massive female presence and lead which I think is a huge turning point for the film and TV industry. ‘Oceans 8’ shows that women can work just as hard as men, sometimes even better. In the film, Sandra bullock decides that she and Sarah […]

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My Top 10 Female Rappers

My Top 10 Female Rappers

1. Nicki Minaj Since the start of her career in 2007 with her first debut ‘Playtime Is Over’, Nicki Minaj has been one of the most famous female rappers in the game. She has a massive fan base, all supporting her rap attitude and wide ranging songs over the years. 2. City Girls This duo only […]

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Review: Jumanji: The Next Level- official trailer

Review: Jumanji: The Next Level- official trailer

By Hannah Smith   View this post on Instagram   The band is back. 🙌 #JUMANJI 2019 // 🔁: @therock A post shared by Jumanji: The Next Level (@jumanjimovie) on Mar 12, 2019 at 12:49pm PDT In 2017, we were ‘welcomed to the jungle’ in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, but now we are taking […]

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