Polly Smythe

Polly is the current President of The Student, having previously been Comment Editor and then Editor-in-Chief.

Proud Mary

Whilst all the promotion material and a retro opening sequence promised a neo-blaxploitation action romp, Proud Mary never delivers on its potential. Rather than a homage to Foxy Brown (1974) and the...

Mary Magdalene

Despite Mary Magdalene being the first person to see the resurrected Christ, she has been remembered largely in the shadow of the disciples and Jesus himself. Director Garth Davis sets out to...

A Fantastic Woman

A searing portrait of a woman’s constantly interrupted grief, Sebastián Lelio’s A Fantastic Woman is a defiantly bold picture of love, loss and family. In Chile’s capital, Santiago, aspiring...