In an age where food has perhaps never been so digitally in our faces, with 10-second videos of nutella-stacked-brownie-marshmallow-coated towers being viewable at our fingertips, one would think that food has never been so celebrated, so loved and so enjoyed. On the other end of the scale, there are hundreds upon hundreds of clean-eating blogs, … Continue reading ‘Food Porn’ vs ‘Clean Eating’: are they more similar than we really think?
At 2 hours 41 minutes, Silence is a mission of a film. It’s a film that requires a certain type of plot to maintain its emotive impact, certain aspects of undulation to underpin the beauty of its shots. Silence, regrettably, flatlined at the two hour mark, yet it was by no means a bad film, … Continue reading Film Review: Silence (2016) dir. Martin Scorsese
‘Hygge.’ Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about the Danish lifestyle craze of ‘well-being’ and coziness, which has spread through the UK quicker than you can say “pretentious.” People think some sort of phenomenon has surfaced, whereby the concept of ‘hygge’ has suddenly taught people how to light a candle or buy … Continue reading Can ‘Hygge’ please die alongside all the other terrible things that happened in 2016?