I’m Sorry I Cant — Dont Hate Me
I’m Sorry I Cant — Dont Hate Me
I’m Sorry I Cant Dont Hate Me.

Hollywood loves a reboot.

It’s often as simple as tweaking an old fail-safe recipe for modern times. But what happens when modern times are anything but simple? Since its conception over twenty years ago, Sex and The City fans have lived through movements such as Me Too, Black Lives Matter and the Worldwide pledge to not wear a Tutu past the age of 12. Which leaves me to ponder what business Sex and The City, a show that had its heyday during the frivolous 90s, has returning to our screens in 2021?

I first discovered Carrie Bradshaw and friends at…

As one of the most disputed figures in popular culture, it’s no surprise that Kim Kardashian West’s name was yet again slashed across the internet in the last few weeks. The reason Kim’s name is once again tabloid fodder is not due to a nude bathroom selfie, or an outlandish outfit at the Met Ball. Instead, the press have attacked Kardashian West over the behaviour of her seemingly unhinged husband.

Her husband, Kanye West, who has been open about his diagnosis of Bipolar disorder in the past, appeared at his first presidential campaign rally in South Carolina on the 20th…

How the TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s bestselling novel uses the narrative of young love to display ideas surrounding class and identity

There are but a few television shows that will come to define this strange period we are living through. One of them involves a bleach blonde mullet and some tigers, and the other is BBC’s adaptation of Sally Rooney’s bestselling novel Normal People. Initially it felt like a cruel trick that the BBC happened to premiere this heart-smashing series during a period where many of us are alone and, let’s face it, horny. …

Artwork by Nisreen Samri

It’s easy to recognise blatant sexism toward women, easy to see it, feel it. From the regular conversations with the women in my life it’s clear to see that we experience it on a daily basis. One of the things we have in common as women, the thing that unites us, is that we have all been called ‘darling’ or ‘sweetheart’ by people other than our mothers and close friends. …

The importance of community in Mental Health treatment

Illustration by Jessica Akamune-Miles

It’s the summer of 2019 and a 15-year old girl from Sweden has just told a room full of some of the most powerful people in the world that our planet is dying. Hate-crimes against LGBTQ communities are on the rise, the domestic violence death toll in France is higher than ever, there is a civilian uprising in Sudan, airstrikes in Libya and two dangerously disillusioned men are currently in charge of the most powerful countries in the world. Communities feel more segregated than ever.

It is no wonder then, with all…

Lu Wright

Writer, Film Festival Programmer. First Class Honors in Film and Screen Studies

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