Author: roanna

Women Breaking Barriers Network Launch Event

On Wednesday 20th February 2019 the Women Breaking Barriers Network launched at Liverpool campus. There were three female speakers all in different professions talking about what they experienced during their careers. The network was only established last year at the University of Leeds, however, they have now expanded this year to include Liverpool and other universities. The network is a panel style event that aims to help women identify barriers they may face and how to overcome them. It aims to connect future women leaders and provide role models of inspirational women. During the event I heard from inspiring...

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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina | Review

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a phenomenal dark twist on the original nineties sitcom Sabrina The Teenage Witch, with witches, demons, warlocks and the Dark Lord. From the producers of Riverdale, this is by far a better show. A half-witch, half-mortal teenager faces the impossible challenge of balancing two worlds. Sabrina Spellman is approaching her sixteenth birthday when she must choose between a mortal life, a witch life, or maybe a there is a compromise between the two. The Netflix Original has a completely refreshing take on the show Sabrina the Teenage Witch, moving far away from the sit-com approach. ‘Chilling...

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Westworld | Review

The award-winning HBO series Westworld has returned for a second season, with a third already confirmed. Based on the 1973 film of the same name, the futuristic Western is centred around the wealthy visiting an amusement park which allows them to indulge in their fantasies with the robotic ‘hosts’, supposedly with no consequences. However, the hosts developing consciousness may change the repercussions for the guests. The new iteration makes several nods to the original, yet the experienced production team have managed to diverge from the original film. Co-creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy made the executive decision to have...

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