Beyond the Blade: Unpacking Female Empowerment in Tarantino’s ‘Kill Bill’

Beyond the Blade: Unpacking Female Empowerment in Tarantino’s ‘Kill Bill’

Katie Vickers offers a convincing argument that Kiddo, heroine of 2003’s ‘Kill Bill’, represents a compelling feminist icon.

Dying Embers

Dying Embers

Debut writer, Mason Brown, pens a melancholic and romantic poem, musing on the story of two characters heading to war.

Moth

Moth

Wrapping up our celebration of LGBTQ History Month we have a poem by Cerys Hudd, describing the intensity of love as a moth to a flame.

Hollow Harmony

Hollow Harmony

Like the regularity of the waves crashing against the shore, Cerys Hudd returns with a poem for our Creative Writing section.

The Secret Fairytale

The Secret Fairytale

Regular writer for our Creative Writing section, Cerys Hudd, offers us a poem in celebration of LGBTQ History Month.

“And Then There Were None” at the Yvonne Arnaud – Review

“And Then There Were None” at the Yvonne Arnaud – Review

Ivy Ivanova shares her thoughts on the newest theatre adaptation of the world’s best-selling mystery novel, now available to watch in the Yvonne Arnaud

I am just a child.

I am just a child.

Cerys Hudd writes a searing poem about family relationships as part of The Stag x LitSoc Creative Writing Competition.

The Corner Shop

The Corner Shop

It’s time for another entry into our Creative Writing Competition collaboration with LitSoc! Now read about Cerys Hudd’s paradoxical storefront in The Corner Shop.

Renaissance

Renaissance

Next up in our Creative Writing Competition collaboration with LitSoc, is Sheeba Pathak’s touching tribute to guide dogs and their impact.

A Testimony

A Testimony

This semester we hosted The Stag x LitSoc Creative Writing Competition. We are pleased to announce Nour Morsy as the winner for her poem, A Testimony.

Barbie Movie: A Review

Jodie Thompson shares her thoughts on the highly-anticipated Barbie movie, as well as its importance in today’s society.

‘Welcome to Subtract’: Ed Sheeran’s Touching Live Debut of his New Album

Brandon Kartick tells us all about his experience at Ed Sheeran’s heartfelt live debut of his new album Subtract while giving us a brief history on Sheeran as an artist and the meanings behind his songs.

“Richard III” at the Rose Theatre – A Review

Emma Bleeck went to the press night of “Richard III” at the Rose Theatre and expresses her thoughts on the performance and the production’s changes to the classic play in her review.

Queer book recommendations – Celebrating all identities

Emma Bleeck introduces you to her favourite queer novels. Have a read if you’re looking to widen your reading list for all types of moods and genres!

This is how you do a farewell concert

Ivy Ivanova tells us about Panic! At The Disco’s concert. Being one of their last shows after announcing their disbandment, she takes us through the incredible experience of attending the concert.

65 is good, actually

Rosie Willoughby reviews 65, a simple action movie but which includes genuine performances by Adam Driver and Ariana Greenblatt.

“The Unexpected Twist” at the Rose Theatre – A Review

Emma Bleeck watched the musical adaptation of Michael Rosen’s novel, The Unexpected Twist, at the Rose Theatre in Kingston and shares her thoughts on the production’s Oliver Twist retelling.

Firedance live review

Jodie Thompson shares her thoughts after watching Firedance live, a show that features Strictly‘s biggest stars, fire performers and live music.

I see ghosts.

Annika Matthys writes her debut piece for The Stag, with an intimate and evocative look at the impact of grief on a person.

“Noughts + Crosses” at the Rose Theatre Kingston – A Review

Emma Bleeck offers her thoughts on the theatrical adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s novel, Noughts + Crosses, at the Rose Theatre in Kingston.