JohnLocked

Ciara Buckley offers an analysis of the homoerotic subtext behind the world’s most famous mystery-solving duo, Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson, and its relation to the recent trend of queerbaiting. Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes first shot to critical acclimation in 1887 when Ward Lock & Co published A Study in Scarlet, the earliest appearance of the famed Victorian figure and his sidekick. This … Continue reading JohnLocked

Meet Me Halfway by Loux

Michelle Rumley Leeds-based electronic three piece, Loux, are fledglings on the British music scene, having just played their debut live gig in June of this year. Despite their recent emergence, Loux have already played sold out gigs in Manchester. They are currently curating their own night in Leeds Oporto venue and have been lauded by the likes of BBC radio darlings Fearne Cotton and Annie … Continue reading Meet Me Halfway by Loux

Back to the Future Past

Calvin Roy explores the rise of the ‘80s in popular culture. Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World, Mad Max Fury Road, It, Ghostbusters, Blade Runner 2049, Prometheus, Terminator Genesys… What year is this?! The 80s appears to be as popular as it was 35 years ago. Remakes and reboots of movies originally popular in the 80s are big business. Let’s focus on this “retromania” … Continue reading Back to the Future Past