Tag Archives: Review

(Relatively) New on the Music Scene: Haim

By Rebecca MacKay

As seen in Pegasus Pages (Summer 2014)

I admit, I haven’t been a fan of Haim for long: I haven’t been following them from conception or anything, though, looking back, I probably should have been. In fact, when their new album first came onto British shelves I was utterly dismissive, believing it to be yet another hipster attempt at individuality from an all girl band once again attempting, but failing, to assert themselves into the music scene.

Film Review: Oculus

By Becky Todd

As seen in Pegasus Pages (Summer 2014)

Film: Oculus (2013); Directed by: Mike Flanagan; Genre: Horror; Cert: 15+

Rating: 4/5       

Mirrors. An easy way to make an audience jump out of their skins as something supernatural appears unexpectedly in a mirror. It’s boring and predictable, yet somehow still manages to prevent us looking into a mirror for the next few days. However, despite the main supernatural plot feature being an evil mirror, Oculus manages not to overuse this trope.

Theatre Review: ‘Antony & Cleopatra’


As seen in Pegasus Pages (Summer 2014)

Alice Chambers reviews ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ at The Globe (May 2014), starring Phil Daniels as Antony and Eve Best as Cleopatra, directed by Jonathan Munby


On a torrential Saturday, I headed to London’s Globe to watch ‘Antony and Cleopatra’. Accompanied by the whirring of a helicopter and the patter of rain, the play began with hypnotic Egyptian dancing and the roaring of drunken men. Eve Best shone in her role as Cleopatra, while unfortunately the substitute for Phil Daniels did not quite reach the dominance of a Roman leader with a highlighted script in his hand.

Midnight in Paris


Review by Clara Fong (As seen in Pegasus Pages, March 2014)

Film: Midnight in Paris

Rating: 5/5

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen, Tom Hiddleston

Awards: Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay

“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast,” Hemingway wrote in his memoir, aptly named A Moveable Feast.

Where is Chart Music Going Today?

Cheryl Chow takes a look back at the last ten years of music and has compiled a timeline of the top hits of the previous ten years (2003-2013). We hope that this commentary provides some more “throwback” memories, continuing on from Mufti Day last week. What do you think about the music of today? Do you think that we’ll be dancing to these tunes in our old age?

Psychoanalysis of ‘Coraline’ – The ‘Uncanny’ and the Familiar


By Sarah Yoon

Film: ‘Coraline’ (2009)

Rating: 4.5/5

Flickering moonlight, a creaky step in the shadows, and an appearance of scrawny black cat. These are the staples of Tim Burton and Henry Selick, the co-creators of ‘The Nightmare Before the Christmas’ who are the masters of creating weird, disturbing fairytales which are a bit “off”.

Aloha, Hawaii!

Waikiki Beach, Hawaii

Sixth-former, Rizzy Yamaoka shares the best of what Hawaii has to offer.

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