All posts by Beth Mosettig

‘Peasant Dress’ sparks outrage on the internet

A US fashion label has sparked controversy after releasing a ‘peasant’ dress on sale for $375 (£250). The dress was first brought to the internet’s attention when a Reddit user, took offence with poverty being exploited in the name of...

/ 21st April 2015

Female director honoured at the Cannes Film Festival

For the first time in almost 30 years, the Cannes Film Festival will be opening with a female director. The lucky winner is Emmanuelle Bercot’s latest film “La Tête Haute” starring Catherine Deneuve. This unusual choice for the festival which usually...

/ 21st April 2015

Time is running out to be involved in FreshFest 2015

Now that the end of term is nigh we have to start preparing for the new uni year in September, and we all know that means a whole bunch of new freshers will make their way to DMU all fresh...

/ 21st April 2015

2015 Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival kicked off last Wednesday, opening with a documentary called ‘Live from New York’ emphasising the cultural significance that SNL has had. Many of the cast members made an appearance with Ludacris performing afterwards. The event was...

/ 19th April 2015

April Fool’s day: Do it right

April Fool’s day is upon us once again and many of us use this as a golden opportunity to play hilarious and harmless pranks on our family members and friends. The whole Nation joins in on this day, with the...

/ 31st March 2015

Raised by Wolves

        Raised by Wolves is the new sitcom written by Caitlin Miran and her sister Caz. It’s based on their childhood in Wolverhampton where they grew up on a council housing estate. Despite my opinion on Caitlin...

/ 29th March 2015

Student saving and spending

Students are famous for being poor; it comes with the territory of studying away from home. However not many of us are prepared for the harsh reality of being independent. You do not realise how much your parents paid for...

/ 20th March 2015

I love you to the moon and back

Many couples have been together a long time by the time university comes around and have to make the hard decision of how they are going to make it work once they move to different parts of the country. A lot of...

/ 18th March 2015

The second best of the Marigold hotel films

          The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel made a bold move with its title considering the reputation of sequels, but has it pulled it off? I’m not totally convinced. The film sees the return of the...

/ 15th March 2015

Gogglebox: TV on TV

        Last friday Gogglebox came back for its 5th season after its success at the NTA’s this year, winning Most Popular Factual Entertainment Programme, eventually beating Top Gear and Paul O’Grady’s For the Love of Dogs. What...

/ 3rd March 2015