Tomek Kutereba



Going against award season apathy: an ode to the Oscars

26th March 2022

 Before the 94th Academy Awards this weekend and the inevitable storm of cynical viewers dominating your Twitter feed, Tomek considers the positive aspects of the ceremony. On 16 May 1929, the very first Oscar statuette was awarded. Since then, almost a century later, of the 318 winners in acting categories, only 20 were Black. Out ...


Albums of the Year 2021: An Evening with Silk Sonic by Silk Sonic

26th January 2022

Our second choice for Album of the Year 2021 sees the dream pairing of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak revisit the sounds of the 70s on a stunning set of soulful tracks. The hype machine leading towards Silk Sonic’s much anticipated debut LP promised a fittingly silk-smooth collection of 70s revivalist tracks that radiated joyous ...


Review: Dune

2nd November 2021

Tomek attests the first of Villeneuve’s volumes of the sci-fi epic is a satisfying start to the saga, but it still has its pitfalls. When I sat down earlier this afternoon to watch Dune, I knew only two things about this film: (1) Zendaya would not be in it much, I learned that from the ...


Pathetic phallusy: How gent’s genitals have dick-tated comedy in film

21st September 2021

A look into the “cocky” humour wielded by men in 2000s American movies When it comes to raunch-coms, I have never been much of a fan. There are, however, some obvious exceptions – one of which being Superbad which I treated like some sort of religious text during the less put-together phases of my teen ...