Articles by Sophie Schneider



Golden Oldies: John Water’s Pink Flamingos

Throughout March, the Tyneside Cinema is celebrating John Waters, the outrageous director who turned bad taste into an art form. Sophie Schneider braces herself to view his most iconic work, the grotesque Pink Flamingos.


The most stylish films of all time

Sophie Schneider explores the iconic wardrobes behind some of Hollywood’s big hitters When defining a film’s costume and design as truly iconic you need to…


And the Academy Award goes to…

Did the 89th Oscars praise the right cinematic spectacles? The Courier Writers sum up their dream picks and their thoughts on the real winners, plus a recap of THAT movie mix-up…




Purple is the new black

Sophie Schneider is here to keep us updated on the truth about superfoods; do goji berries really make you live forever? Are avocados really good fat? We examine the evidence..