The Agora

A rally of ideas.

Movie: Oblivion

By Paul Yee Tom Cruise’s latest sci-fi offering is a relatively enjoyable flick, finding a balance between emotion and action. It stars Tom Cruise as Jack Harper, one of the … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Movie: Django Unchained

WARNING:  If you have to cover your eyes during the fight between Batman and Bane in Dark Knight Rises, please leave this page NOW! DJANGO UNCHAINED (the ‘D’ is an … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reading the Literary Map of Prague

By Ivan Ang   This piece was originally a conference paper presented at the University of New Hampshire, English Graduate Organization Conference: The Art of Reading, Theory, Practice and Pedagogy … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Singers: Look Good, Sound Good?

By Keshav Raj The (pop) music fans nowadays seems to have an increasing inclination towards idolizing singers based on their appearance rather than their singing ability.

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Condemned Endorsements

By Anna Calida “Fame is like a suffocating castle besieged by the enemy.” – Mehmet Ildan Would Beyoncé be condemned by environmental activists were she not a superstar?

March 9, 2013 · Leave a comment