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I’m a person whose developed ten years of my life through a social media app. In fact, we all are. It’s mad to think how you now ‘grow up’ with these social accounts, transforming what you used to be interested in, from previously double-tapping Kim Kardashians nails to saving recipes about leftover cabbage leaves. Given there’s been no outrageous partying emerging into your news feed in the last year, people have spent time focusing on what they want to see. …


I felt the same watching the film, I couldn't connect with the motive of the women it felt exaggerated and a backwards reflection of empowering females!


If like me, you slept for a total of 40 minutes last night because of the anger, frustration, and terror in our city after the news about a young woman going missing at night in Clapham, then you may have also found it hard to get on with your day today. I’m immensely fed up to the point I feel sick, and I’m not the only one.

This sadly isn’t new information. People go missing every day across the world, it’s a terrifing fact, but in light of what happened to this individual has sparked dismay. …


India has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. Having never visited the country myself, I grew up capturing their fleeting lifestyle and vast religions within films. I was drawn to the chaos, the flourishing of life, of energy and disorder. Not grasping the poverty as a youngster, I clung to their spiritual connectivity compared to Britain. ‘White Tiger’ is a new American Drama directed by Ramin Bahrani, set in a poor Indian village, where a young man chooses to break from his fate of penury, to serve the esteemed riches governing his countries ways. …


Things have got hellish recently, so hellish that my routines are horrifically in sync during the lockdown. If I don’t make three cups of tea between 13:00 and 15:00, or the delivery man doesn’t bring an amazon package between 16:32 and 17:02, my world is upside down. I’ve replaced doing my make up with hoovering. Remembering my days of wildness, I was in need of some reckless humour if I was ever to be welcomed into my circle of friends again. In stepped the movie Booksmart”.

Booksmart (Amazonprime)

I’m sure many anxious people have resorted to breathing exercises in their bedrooms to…


Time (Amazon Prime)

Exploring an individual's prison sentence is favoured within documentary films. Whether it’s Louis Theroux: Behind Bars or Survivors Guide to Prison, we often drag behind a terrifying shadow as they tremble against a metal frame behind bars. What we rarely see are the inmate's families dealing with the pit of anger towards the system that took them.

‘Time’ is a 2020 movie revolving around female Entrepreneur Fox Rich, who has spent the last two decades campaigning for the release of her husband, Rob G. Rich. Serving a 60-year prison sentence for a robbery they both committed in the early 1990s…


If I received a chocolate bar for everytime people said to me, “I wish I could be vegan. I just wouldn’t know what to eat” then I’d be swimming in a lake of melted goodness in Charlie’s factory by now. Admittingly, I struggled to always find daily creative recipes that were tasty when I started my plant-based journey three years ago. Overtime, I’ve found most of my meals come from statement ingredients in my cupboard. If you're going Vegan this January, don’t settle for beans on toast or chips and ketchup. …


It’s officially the lazy season, prime time for people to sink deep into their sofas at the mercy of their television screens. Like thousands of viewers, I’ve singling out the golden films to lose myself in over the Christmas period. While streaming platforms battle to provide the dusty classics alongside the shiny premieres, I sat up and questioned one issue with the selection at our fingertips. Spending my December’s humming along to carols from “The Polar Express” to “Arthur’s Christmas” I’d blinded myself about the lack of diversity between festive characters in animated films.

Let’s go back to 2003 with…


I’ve been summoned by an intense feeling of Deja ve since Thursday. My eyes have veered towards the glass window as the quietness again looms across our city. Seeking the tweets of distant birds now fluttering on tropic lands, we Brits have bowed down to a shadowed and chilly version of what shook us in March. So how do we shine a light on another treacherous lonely enclosure? My article will discuss looking at the next month with a view of opportunities, rather than seeking dread and trepidation.

IT’S BOOK CLUB TIME

There’s something incredibly humbling about expanding your knowledge. Why is it our…


Raise your hand if you’ve drolled over a KFC advert in the past. I’m sure you were blissfully unaware as a child of the cardiac arrest you’d endure from making it your regular snack. It’s fair to say certain greasy dishes attract our peckish eyes. In the last ten years, we've questioned our meat production, being alerted that the process generates 30% of total greenhouse gas emissions, turning our attention to better environmental diets on our plates.

The number of vegans in Great Britain quadrupled between 2014 and 2019. Despite 3D carrots addressing the nation about the importance of veg…

Emily Gunn

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