arts spotlight.

October 2, 2019

RuPaul’s Drag Race and Racism: How Queens of Colour are Overlooked in a Movement They Crafted

I may not be Jasmine Masters, but I have something to say: RuPaul’s Drag Race panders specifically to a white audience. Bottom line, cut and dry. […]
September 29, 2019

Caroline Calloway: Manic Pixie Dream Bore

Going into the uni break, I was ready to really get to work. I was committed to catching up on the many assignments, readings, and lectures […]
September 29, 2019

It’s Just Suzy’s World, and We’re All Living In It

Firstly, to those reading this – big hugs, the message she used to sign off on every email. Over the course of a month, I had […]
August 28, 2019


Article contains spoilers and mentions of toes. Tarantino’s 9th film Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood has finally released worldwide, sparking debate about race, the depiction […]
August 28, 2019

My Brother, My Brother and Me but also Me

Like anyone who had been browsing the wasteland of the internet since the age of 12, I was naturally cautious of the McElroy brothers (Justin, Travis […]
August 18, 2019

The Kids are Alright

We’ve always been obsessed with the stories of teenagers. Hollywood film and TV, in particular, have thrived with their depictions of youth. For years, coming-of-age stories […]
August 18, 2019

A Love Letter to Fallout…. Or at least New Vegas

Fallout, as a franchise, has come under thermonuclear heat in the last few years. It’s a discussion that draws ire from across all the gaming spheres […]
August 13, 2019

The Noah Centineo Universe

With the popularisation of comic book movies throughout the last 20 years, cinematic ‘shared universes’ are at the most profitable they’ve ever been. Mass audiences understand […]
August 13, 2019

Sometimes Auckland is Beautiful

Art is entirely subjective, as influenced by the life and emotions of the artist as the audience viewing the art itself. Art is not only a […]