Oscar Jelley explores the mesmerising filmography of Danish director Carl Theodor Dreyer as part of the series ‘Films in Translation’.
Oscar Jelley discusses the influence of the BBC on people’s cultural preferences, contrasting it to the user generated algorithms in streaming sites such as Netflix.
A review of Hilary Mantel’s Cromwell trilogy.
Oscar Jelley explores the cinematic portrayal of the desert as a symbol of ambivalent promise and looming desolation.
Art does not have to transcend life; sometimes, it can sit alongside it. James Joyce knew this when, towards the end of the “Calypso” episode of his book Ulysses, he chose to place his middle-aged protagonist Leopold Bloom on the toilet. Sat in his outhouse with a newspaper in his hand, Bloom tries to focus Read More…