Tag: Arts

Interview with Director of MTS


I caught up with MTS director Kathryn Pickering and spoke with her about the Into the Woods Performance and its production, and why being involved in MTS is such an excitement. Why did you decide to get involved in MTS? – is it because of the course you did or because it is just something you […]

Biggest Film of 2015 – Jurassic World


Director: Colin Trevorrow Release date: 11th June 2015 Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D’Onofrio, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Omar Sy, B. D. Wong, Irrfan Khan REVIEW When Steven Spielberg brought Jurassic Park to cinemas way back in 1993, the world fell in love. With 3 Academy Awards under its belt, the classic film […]

Alumni Win Big in Award Season


Royal Holloway alumni have been sweeping up the awards during this year’s award season. Georgina Campbell was awarded a BAFTA for best actress on Sunday 10th of May for her role in BBC 3 hard Hitting Drama ‘Murdered By My Boyfriend’, a series based on a true story of domestic abuse. Georgina beat off competition […]

BAFTA Masterclass with Cinematographer Dick Pope


A rapturous round of applause ensues as Dick Pope, a leading creative force in cinematography, takes to the stage. The academy award nominated Mr Pope is still working today, and his impressive portfolio spans many films including a variety with the iconic film maker Mike Leigh to Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008) – the […]

Jeremy Irvine and Phoebe Fox talk Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death


Following the success of the unnerving first instalment of The Woman in Black, I went to meet with stars of the sequel, Jeremy Irvine and Phoebe Fox, to talk horror, rocking chairs and men in shorts… Q: So, the film draws on many traditions of the horror genre, what is it about these elements that […]

Funny Girls


In recent years there has been a visible surge in the popularity of female comedians, seemingly in correlation with a rise in the awareness of feminism. Their presence on prime-time comedy shows is increasingly noticeable, and rightly so; there is some serious talent which needs to be televised. Dated attitudes such as “she’s funny… for […]

Gone to the Movies – Gone Girl


Having sold over 2 million copies, it is fair to say the adaptation of the book ‘Gone Girl’ was going to come with a fair bit of anticipation. Similar to Fincher’s previous film, ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’, there was plenty of pressure coming from fans of a much beloved book to get this […]

Cheap Day in London


Yes, Egham is a little further out than the average London University. You probably felt vaguely cheated when you realised that the “short trip into central London!” turned out not to include the time needed to trudge to the station, barge your way through Waterloo, and submerge yourself on the underground. So here’s a list of […]

Summer Arts in London


These were some of our top tips for things to do and see around London over the summer! Did you attend one of these, or know someone who did? We’d love to hear how they went, so please contribute an article to either Vincent or Lukas, the Arts Editors, and tell us about your experience! […]