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“Refreshingly ambiguous” – Review of Wishbone

"Wishbone offers an insightful and tender portrayal of the complicated emotions tied up in a relationship".

‘After Life’: A review

After Life was an understated joy – a brilliant, bittersweet highlight of Week 7.

Confessions of a theatre kid: Debunking the myth

The theatre kid: you know them, and chances are you don’t love them. In...

“In here, it’s just pretending…”: ‘Posh’ and the brilliance of impersonation.

At the end of it all, the audience are left in the wake of their destruction, while tellingly, most of the boys have left the scene, unscathed. 

Films to romanticise Oxford

Films, and art in general, hold a unique ability to capture beauty, allowing us to see the grandest settings or the most every day places with awe and wonder.

“Refreshingly ambiguous” – Review of Wishbone

"Wishbone offers an insightful and tender portrayal of the complicated emotions tied up in a relationship".

‘After Life’: A review

After Life was an understated joy – a brilliant, bittersweet highlight of Week 7.

Confessions of a theatre kid: Debunking the myth

The theatre kid: you know them, and chances are you don’t love them. In school they could be found passionately singing Hamilton at the...

“In here, it’s just pretending…”: ‘Posh’ and the brilliance of impersonation.

At the end of it all, the audience are left in the wake of their destruction, while tellingly, most of the boys have left the scene, unscathed. 

Films to romanticise Oxford

Films, and art in general, hold a unique ability to capture beauty, allowing us to see the grandest settings or the most every day places with awe and wonder.

A Clockwork Orange: “Kubrick’s masterclass of surrealism, disillusion and delinquency”

A Clockwork Orange remains an absolute classic to this day... It represents the best of Stanley Kubrick’s vision and surrealism, and marks itself as completely unique. These types of movies represented a mental workout for the viewer, a way to leave the cinema bamboozled and desperately craving for a rewatch.

A Night Under the Stars: Reviewing Enclosure

The programme for Mostly Moss Productions' Enclosure reads: “In this time of crisis hold each other closer. In community with each other, and with...

Delightful, witty and well-rendered: ‘Blithe Spirit’ in review

In something of a swan song for Oxford’s A2 Productions, on the 9-12th November, they took to the Keble O’Reilly Theatre for their production of...

“Staying in the trouble” at Oxford

“Staying with the trouble”. This was a quote from feminist geographer and all-round academic queen Donna Haraway (2016), cited in Elwood and Leszczynski’s (2018)...

Before Midnight: ‘Linklater manages to paint a picture of love that feels real, without sacrificing any sense of beauty or magic’. 

'Before Midnight, then, beautifully and honestly draws Linklater’s Before trilogy to a fitting conclusion. As a meditation on love and relationships it reminds us that it’s not always plain sailing, but that this doesn’t erase or dampen our past experiences.' Josh McGrane evaluates the final instalment of Richard Linklater's beloved 'Before' trilogy.

The Duchess of Malfi: A Review

"Evocative performances, convoluted script, limited visual resources"

Narcissus : a review

"It is perhaps unsuprising that a play names after a boy who falls in love with himself should be as self-indulgent as ...Narcissus is."

A rogue Vogue cover: Drake and 21 Savage’s IP gamble

What appears to have happened here is a calculated risk – a legal roll-of-the-dice for a (potentially larger) commercial gain.

‘Women You Know’: Review

"I laughed, I tried but failed to cry, and had an overall nice time spending my Wednesday evening listening to these two women."

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