Set in vibrant 1920s New York, Rebecca Hall’s debut feature is a unique commentary on racial identity, jealousy, and finding one’s community
Through its deliberate composition and nuanced characters, The Last Black Man in San Francisco works beautifully as an exploration of what makes us who we are
Cathy Wippell reviews The Greatest Tory Ever Told as part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA Season
Louis Haddad reviews the photography exhibition, ‘We Are All One’, which sought to humanise the pandemic of homelessness; an all-too-familiar problem in Manchester
Sam Brougham discusses the relocation of the Pride festival in Manchester away from Canal Street due to planned redevelopments and what this means for the LGBTQ+ communities who have celebrated there for decades.
It’s time for trick or treat, pumpkins, and scary outfits. Halloween has crept up on us once more. Many are prepared — coloured contacts, litres of fake red blood, and the spookiest of outfits ready and waiting — whilst some such as myself are clutching at straws for a sinister yet sensational costume for a […]
With the widening of awareness to the dangers of sugar consumption, what do we do about the Great British Bake Off?
“Express yourself, don’t repress yourself.” Kyle Zabawa turns his attention to what he learned from some unlikely icons with hearts almost as big as their hairpieces
Isaac Lucia reviews Hegemony and Socialist Strategy
Patience Kanjira reviews Red Dust Road, the stage adaptation of Scots Makar Jackie Kay’s memoir
Race, Identity and Masculinity: Anuli Changa speaks to writer-actor David Judge and Director Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder about the touring production of Sparkplug
Sophia Ashby spoke to Cara Thompson about hair politics, femininity and why only some afros are acceptable.
This week marked the UK release of 2018’s much anticipated film Crazy Rich Asians directed by Jon M. Chu. A young couple, Rachel (Constance Wu) and Nick (Henry Golding), travel to Singapore for a friend’s wedding and to meet Nick’s family, who, unbeknownst to Rachel, are insanely rich and not the most welcoming. Crazy Rich […]
Manchester is made to feel a little better with a full schedule of SICK! events, and we’re here to give you a little preview of what’s to come this month
Books Editor Yasmin Mannan talks to the author and University of Manchester alumnus Qaisra Shahraz about writing, injustice, feminism, radicalisation, Muslim-Jewish relations, freedom of speech, Prevent, and the struggle of identity