There is much intrigue as to whether our lives are based on “happenstance moments”—pivotal points that occur due to a coincidence—our destiny or fate, or perhaps even a mixture of those components. While most of us spend our whole...
  First I would like to introduce the newest co-director of Trent Film Society, Steven Snow. Steven is a Cultural Studies student entering his third year and could not be more thrilled to be joining the TFS team. He has an...
Jasmine has become accustomed to a certain kind of lifestyle and after the death of her husband she’s not quite ready to settle into more reasonable spending habits. In fact, she’s not quite ready to settle into reality in...
Separation. Divorce. Both of these are becoming increasingly commonplace in societies and cultures all over the world. Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi tackles this matter with fierce intimacy in his 2011 award-winning film A Separation. From the opening scene, Farhadi sets...
Being in a touring band, travelling across the country, and playing in small bars and venues has never been the most profitable venture, but it has always been romantic. Thanks to new legislation passed this summer, making a living...
Most people discount musical theatre as being a camp means of overemotional expression. It’s either filled to the brim with melodrama (The Phantom of the Opera) or it’s so ruthlessly bubblegum-poppingly fun that your teeth hurt from the sweetness...
First year students, I give you a gift: radio, the capacity to make it, to manipulate sound waves like the light fantastic, and to rock out like you would in your bedroom, except to all of Peterborough. Trent Radio...
Co-written with Troy Bordun. Trent Film Society (TFS) is a student and community group that showcases international, independent, and forgotten films from cinema’s short but dynamic history. All of our events take place in the downtown core and are free...
Dear reader, I can smell your cynicism from here. It’s the same turned-up-nose, too-good-for-it stuff I get with my roommates when I have the audacity to suggest that boy bands have musical merit and, more often than not, legitimate...
I entered Chapters looking, as you might guess, for something to read. I was hoping to find something light-hearted. I hoped to find something witty, not heavily academic, but still able to add to me as a person in...