Entertainment

The Importance of Virtual Events in 2020.

COVID-19 has changed the way almost all industries work, including the entertainment industry. Concerts and shows have suddenly been cancelled or postponed whilst the people who work behind the scenes have suddenly stopped working for the foreseeable future.  This had led to events being held virtually via live stream and charities being formed to helpContinue reading “The Importance of Virtual Events in 2020.”

The Queen’s Gambit: Female Genius or Femme Fatale?

On the 23rd of October, Netflix released its original limited series The Queen’s Gambit, starring Anya Taylor-Joy as the orphaned chess prodigy Beth Harmon to immense critical acclaim. Based on the 1983 novel of the same name by Walter Trevis, it follows the beautiful, intellectual but deeply troubled Kentucky orphan who, from a young age,Continue reading “The Queen’s Gambit: Female Genius or Femme Fatale?”

Stop Burying the Gays: Why Do Queer Love Stories Rarely Have Happy Endings?

The portrayal of homosexual relationships in popular media and fiction has always been fraught with public backlash and difficulties. From queerbaiting to the incessant use of the ‘bury your gays’ trope, it seems like a successful and wholesome LGBTQ+ pairing is rare, even in current, so-called enlightened times. Get ready for a whistle stop tourContinue reading “Stop Burying the Gays: Why Do Queer Love Stories Rarely Have Happy Endings?”

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