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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Becky Cook

The world’s in dissarhea: the sillier side of life

Turn on the news, open up the paper and prepare to enjoy the strangest show of all – the real world.

The Spotify syndicate

We should be wary of Spotify's control over the music we listen to

The weight of inheritance

Cultural pilgrimages give us access to the inaccessible

Exploring magic realism

Laura Esquivel provides a female framework to the Latin American genre

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...

What does Hollywood’s new diversity trend mean for the industry?

The recent shake-up in diverse roles in Hollywood has repercussions for the balance of power of the entire industry -- as long as this new wave of films don't sacrifice quality for publicity.

The Meg – mega-ridiculous, mega-fun

Jason Statham stars in the latest blockbuster of the summer which promises to be the ultimate man vs shark movie

The Actor’s Nightmare Review – “a high octane sprint through an abominable nocturnal dystopia”

Mercury Theatre Productions' venture into theatrical hell is impressive, but the length of the production lets it down

Letter to: Graduation Anxiety

As exams begin to finish, it's time to talk about what comes next

An American Nightmare

The glorification of greed in The Wolf of Wall Street is troubling for Becky Cook

Colleges share more similarities than differences

“We all go to the same lectures and many colleges share tutors"

A slow descent to hell

Cramped seating, culinary complaints and clapping for a landing. Becky Cook hates planes.

Let’s Talk About: PDA

Becky Cook speaks out against nauseating couples

‘Revival’ review – mature and compelling as ever

The rap god still lives up to his legacy