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Becoming: The Book Everyone’s Talking About

Becoming by Michelle Obama

It seems strange that it's been only 2 years since the Obamas were in the White House, but then time doesn't fly when you aren't having fun. One could argue that Michelle Obama's book, Becoming, has done so well because of the nostalgia for the Obama administration post-Trump, but it's also just a really good book. 

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Could Your Shoes Be Racist?

Ballet shoes

It seems like a strange concept, right? Objects like clothing, make up and shoes shouldn't have anything to do with race, and yet, if there's anything I've learnt in my English Literature degree it has to be that a shoe is never just a shoe. 

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The Princess Switch: Unintentionally Hilarious

The Princess Switch

To best describe The Princess Switch would be to say that I had to watch 3 hours of Mrs Maisel afterwards just to settle myself. Of course there are many movies that are so bad they’re good out there, but few that have had me yelling with quite that much passion at the TV.

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Hallows Eve: A Horror-ble Movie

Hallows Eve movie poster

Existence is a fleeting thing, so fleeting that today feels like it has already gone, and tomorrow will be here, banging on our doors and demanding we come and have a go if we think we’re hard enough. With the knowledge of our limited time on this rock, it mystifies me why I spend my time watching terrible films, and then writing about them. But here we are.

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Theatre: the new student night out?

Henry II cover image

In the past, whether because it’s too expensive, fails to live up to the easy access of Netflix or it’s just plain too much effort, theatre has tended not to be on the typical list of activities for a student night out, but it seems like all that might be about to change.

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