pipcarew

pipcarew

Pip Carew currently Studies English and Film at the University of Manchester, she enjoys writing (especially in the third person) and Korean cinema

“Intimacy coordination was a self-healing journey for me”: Rufai Ajala on Sex Literacy and Safety Onset

“Intimacy coordination was a self-healing journey for me”: Rufai Ajala on Sex Literacy and Safety Onset

In the latest edition of ‘Behind the Camera’, The Mancunion talks to Rufai Ajala about intimacy coordination and their valuable time in the film industry
Aftersun review: A searingly original debut

Aftersun review: A searingly original debut

Charlotte Well’s directorial debut tackles the fallibility of the parent and the limitations of childhood perspective
Review: Bugsy Malone

Review: Bugsy Malone

Bugsy Malone, a wonderful, riotous production, is at the Opera House as part of its first ever UK tour
Manchester Opera House is having a custard pie fight

Manchester Opera House is having a custard pie fight

The stage musical adaptation of the hit film Bugsy Malone is coming to Manchester Opera House as part of its first ever UK tour
Review: Let the Right One In

Review: Let the Right One In

The stage adaptation of Jon Ajvide Lindqvist’s Let the Right One In is terrifying audiences at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Getting Gruesome at Grimmfest 2022

Getting Gruesome at Grimmfest 2022

The Mancunion film team head to Grimmfest 2022 to cover all the gore in store over the weekend
Conversations with friends about Conversations with Friends

Conversations with friends about Conversations with Friends

Conversations with Friends debuted over the summer to a mixed reception – we asked some students how they felt about it

Bodies Bodies Bodies review: Gen-Z horror slashes expectations

Written in Twitter-speak and featuring terrific performances from Amandla Stenberg and Rachel Sennott, A24’s Bodies bodies bodies is a whip-smart gen-z whodunnit that doesn’t talk down to its audience.
Don’t Worry Darling review: Controversy clouds mediocrity of Wilde’s second feature

Don’t Worry Darling review: Controversy clouds mediocrity of Wilde’s second feature

The most controversial film of the summer, Booksmart filmmaker Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling’s mediocrity is masked by the rumours surrounding its on-set drama and stars Florence Pugh and Harry Styles.
Cosy up with Backyard Cinema this Autumn

Cosy up with Backyard Cinema this Autumn

A preview of Backyard Cinema, the immersive movie experience coming to Manchester this Autumn.
Comfort films and TV shows to cure the freshers blues

Comfort films and TV shows to cure the freshers blues

Freshers week and moving to university can be a daunting experience even for the most excited fresher so The Mancunion’s On-screen team have got a list of the films and TV shows they turn to for comfort when feeling blue!
Will Conversations with Friends live up to expectation?

Will Conversations with Friends live up to expectation?

Dealing with more mature characters than Rooney’s sophomore novel, Conversations follows Frances and Bobbi, recent graduates and ex-girlfriends-turned-friends.
Which Bridgerton character are you?

Which Bridgerton character are you?

Check out our quiz to find out which Bridgerton character you are!
Normalising vulnerability and consent: How Normal People made us fall in love with sex

Normalising vulnerability and consent: How Normal People made us fall in love with sex

The ‘Normal People’ TV adaptation depicts an authentic sexual intimacy and vulnerability that many shows – and real life relationships – seem to lack these days
“I Don’t Fear You” Godfather: my first time with the mafia masterpiece

“I Don’t Fear You” Godfather: my first time with the mafia masterpiece

Pip Carew tackles the most revered film of all time and sees if The Godfather delivers on its mammoth reputation.
Time testing The Bechdel Test

Time testing The Bechdel Test

Pip Carew and Daniel Collins give a detailed analysis of films which pass and fail the bechdel test and examine it’s importance
This Is Going to Hurt: A painfully funny adaptation

This Is Going to Hurt: A painfully funny adaptation

The gory insides of the NHS are exposed in this painfully funny adaptation of Adam Kay’s bestselling memoir.
Licorice Pizza: Good vibes only?

Licorice Pizza: Good vibes only?

It’s 1973, and in the San Fernando Valley a long hot summer has just begun. On the school picture day, 15-year-old Gary Valentine, a precocious child actor meets Alana Kane, a frustrated, bitingly sarcastic 25-year-old perpetually stuck in adolescent ennui.
House of Gucci: Fashion flick could go faster

House of Gucci: Fashion flick could go faster

A review of the highly-anticipated true crime drama from Ridley Scott, House of Gucci starring Lady Gaga and Adam Driver
Manchester Animation Festival 2021: Animated Shorts Mixtape Side B – short films leave a lasting impact

Manchester Animation Festival 2021: Animated Shorts Mixtape Side B – short films leave a lasting impact

Pip Carew reviews the diverse selection of shorts on display on Mixtape Side B at the Manchester Animation Festival

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