Call Me By Your Name

Reviewed by George Loftus, BA History 2hr 12min, currently playing in Cinemas There is a scene in Luca Guadanigno’s film Call Me By Your Name in which the two main characters, Elio (Timothee Chalamet) and Oliver (Armie Hammer), stop and consider a World War One monument. Situated within one of the many brilliantly realised locations […]

Review: The Bow Belly at Bloomsbury Farmers’ Market

By Lucy McCall With a motto like “delicious food filled with joy to make your belly happy”, how could I resist digging in to some warming, scrumptious and soul-satisfying food from The Bow Belly on a wintry Thursday lunchtime? After spending my morning slowly turning into an icicle in the SOAS library, I popped over […]

Thor: Ragnarok – a fresh pair of eyes on tired material

By Azeem Rajulawalla Another year, another Marvel movie (or three). Luckily for us, Thor: Ragnarok is a crowd-pleaser that doesn’t feel weighed down by the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 16 preceeding films. What distinguishes this film is its director Taika Waititi, the New Zealander best known for recent indie gems Hunt For the Wilderpeople and What […]

Journeys to Independence: “Informative insight into 20th century India”

By Khadija Kothia (BA History) As India celebrates 70 years of Independence LSE’s exhibition Journeys to Independence: India, Pakistan and Bangladesh captures the pivotal moments that shaped the subcontinent during the 20th century. Upon entering I am instantly intrigued. It’s a modest-sized room but with an abundance of content: a glass cabinet containing archives, a live […]