A new vampire movie on the horizon, but does it fit the ‘Twilight’ trend?
By Anonymous “So what did he mean by comparing essay writing to the plot of Clueless?” I have a friend who once went to her personal tutor for essay writing tips. “What’s your favourite rom-com?” He asked. “Clueless” she replied, without missing a beat (this is why we’re friends). “Ok, well explain to […]
By Honor Bulmer, BA Study of Religions It is the people that make SOAS the unique place it is. People we might interact with daily without really knowing their stories. In this issue we talk to Joe Burridge, the manager of SOAS’ very own bookshop. The onslaught of the online retailer giant has […]
By Beth Jellicoe “Siddharth” is based on the true story of a boy who went missing, and it made me angry. Furious, even. This film makes no promises, and gives no easy answers. I don’t need to bang on about my relationship to India or the stories of the gallant and compassionate children I met […]
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival (HRWFF) is underway at the Ritzy Picturehouse, from March 18th to the 28th. One of its nights was dedicated to student-made documentaries, and the SOAS Spirit was there. By Paloma Rao This event, created in association with the Human Rights Watch Film Festival and the University of Roehampton, exhibited […]
Jonathan Glazer’s sci-fi thriller “Under The Skin” is being celebrated as “astonishing”, “unforgettable” and a “masterpiece”. Is that really true? The SOAS Spirit had a look. By Dorina Marlen Heller I am not going to pretend that this film made any sense to me while watching it, or that I even liked it. To be […]