The Lady Dandies of the DRC come to SOAS: An Exhibition Review

By Khadija Kothia, BA History On the first floor of the Brunei Gallery, The Lady Dandies of the DRC have come to SOAS.Dressed in flamboyant and vibrant glory, the ladies stride confidently, overwhelming the canvassed frames they’re enclosed within. This is very much central to the story of ‘The Lady Dandies.’ Initially beginning as a male-dominated […]

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 […]