Category Archives: Culture

Carano fired for ‘abhorrent’ online posts

By Lily Morris

American actress Gina Carano, who played Cara Dune in the hit Star Wars series The Mandalorian, has been fired from production company Lucasfilm in response to messages posted on her social media platforms over the past several months.

In the days leading up to the film company dismissing Carano, the hashtag #FireGinaCarano was trending on social media platform Twitter, reaching number one. The hashtag had already trended a first time back in summer of 2020, with users imploring Disney and Lucasfilm to fire the actress for her extensive history of harmful social media posts. Continue reading Carano fired for ‘abhorrent’ online posts

Franco grovels to Driver over ‘misunderstanding’

By Lily Morris

Lídia Franco has backtracked fast over her claims that Adam Driver had assaulted her on a movie set.

Just days after speaking out about him on Rádio Comercial’s podcast Era o que Faltava, the Portuguese actress has made a public apology to him about remarks she made about working with him on the 2018 film The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. Continue reading Franco grovels to Driver over ‘misunderstanding’

Fab Four delayed 50th anniversary bust-up treats

By Tom Cawthorne

Fans of the Beatles can look forward to new content, including remixes of old songs, set for release this year despite some delays in production.

Last year saw the 50th anniversary for many dates in the history of the Beatles and their members. 1970 was the year of the legendary band’s official end, due to business issues and tension behind the scenes. Their time together was short, but remembered fondly by fans and the remaining members still today. Now, fans can look forward to new content arriving soon, despite delays. Continue reading Fab Four delayed 50th anniversary bust-up treats

2021: The year for big comeback game releases?


By Georgia Stroud

As the gaming phenomenon has grown over the last year, there have been many successful game launches and ones that we thought should have been left to bake a bit longer. Here is a list created of the most anticipated games that decided 2021 would be the year for comeback releases.

Last year marked the beginning of a global pandemic, with staying at home becoming an important instruction in an attempt to get back to normal. As a result, people had much more time on their hands, forcing them to pick up new hobbies, one of which was gaming. Continue reading 2021: The year for big comeback game releases?

Top Five Riot grrrl Albums for Beginners

By Rummy Krasteva

Riot grrrl, a punk trend that rose to fame in the 1990s, is as much a music genre as it is a feminist political movement.

Many credit Bikini Kill, a band formed by Kathleen Hanna, for creating and popularising the genre. At the time, punk music was mostly ‘for and by boys’ according to musician Tobi Vail. As a result, women made their own place in the genre, speaking about issues affecting them. Continue reading Top Five Riot grrrl Albums for Beginners