Pip Carew is a third-year student at the University of Manchester studying Film Studies and English Literature. As head editor of the film section, she enjoys writing cultural journalism and has interviewed many industry professionals. After graduation Pip hopes to pursue a career in journalism with anyone who will let her write.
Why can’t we leave dead women alone? The perils of the biopic
Recent on-set photos of the upcoming Amy Winehouse biopic Back to Black have prompted questions about how Hollywood biopics disturbingly exploit women
“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
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
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.
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?
Dealing with more mature characters than Rooney’s sophomore novel, Conversations follows Frances and Bobbi, recent graduates and ex-girlfriends-turned-friends.
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