Alice Standen

I am Theroux with Louis Theroux

Alice Standen questions Louis Theroux's popularity, pointing out that his documentaries fail to tell the stories of marginalised groups and controversial subjects, instead exposing their vulnerabilities for entertainment.
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Posted Oct. 17, 2020

Hot takes to heat up the winter months

As the summer draws to a close, we need something to keep us all warm. Nothing keeps a certified cinephile warmer than some delightful hot takes from our writers! The Scooby Doo films are worth rewatching whatever age you are – Oliver Toms When people think of classic films of...
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Posted Sep. 10, 2020

The impact of coronavirus on the meat industry

On a global scale, humans consume around 350 million tons of meat a year. If you think that’s a lot, it’s because the demand for meat is constantly on the rise: production has quadrupled since the mid-1960s, largely due to demand in China (half of the world’s pork is eaten...
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Posted Jul. 18, 2020

What is happening in Yemen?

As the world wrestles with a global pandemic, it’s very easy for other news items, to bypass our attention completely. For example, as of May, the country of Hungary is no longer a democracy and Hong Kong is still struggling to maintain political autonomy from China. However, one ongoing conflict...
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Posted Jul. 15, 2020