Tag: Film

Black Panther

Beth Gooding discusses Marvel’s newest film, Black Panther and its importance in the entertainment industry.

Innovative Documenting: RHUL Student Wins Film Award

Michele Theil reports on a RHUL student’s claim to fame in winning an ‘Innovation Award’ for her intriguing documentary, Shampoo Summit.

The two extremes of tolerance

Karolina discusses two extremes of tolerance portrayed through the films Moonlight and Death Note.

And The Winner Is…

Georgia Beith discusses MTV’s introduction of gender neutral award categories and what it means for the future of awards.

‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’

Georgia Beith criticises the ban of ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ Upon first inspection, the Indian Hindi film ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ would seem to be a relatively harmless, small, independent yet uplifting film. And what was intended to be an empowering portrayal of ordinary Indian women has sparked a wave of controversy after the Indian […]

What Went Right at the Oscars?

The Orbital’s Sumi Bal discusses the disaster that was the Oscars. As I’m sure you’ve heard, the 2017 Oscars were quite the event. We had milestones reached with the first Muslim to win an Oscar, and we had disasters like a performer savagely attacked by a prop, and of course presenting an award to the […]

Hail, Caesar! Review

The Coen Brothers’ Hail, Caesar! is one of their most hilarious, absurd and grand films yet. What the film lacks in emotional depth is more than made up for in laughs and often stunning spectacle. Taking place in 1950’s Hollywood, the film stars Josh Brolin as Eddie Mannix, the man who makes sure everything at fictional […]

Netflix & Diversity

Orbital’s Georgia Beith gets to grips with an issue bigger than Netflix and Chill: the topic of Netflix and Diversity. Netflix is widely recognised as the future of the entertainment industry – it’s not news to anyone. It’s a way of watching film and TV that has rapidly increased in popularity. But it isn’t just […]

Suffragette: the fear of change

Family movie night premiered Sarah Gavron’s latest film, “Suffragette”; a raw, eye opening success that has introduced significant thought and discussion both within the public eye and my own living room. Not a single word was spoken as my family and I were fixated on the motion picture. In my awestruck eyes, this interpretation of […]

Film adaptation of Wicked announced to be released in 2019

The hit Broadway and West End musical Wicked is finally going to be made into a film, Universal Pictures has announced.