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Sex, Erotica and The Handmaiden

Warning: This review contains spoilers for The Handmaiden. It also talks a lot about sex, so NSFW. The Marquis de Sade was a terrible writer. The...

Movie Review: “Beauty and the Beast”

When Gus Van Sant was asked why he decided to have his remake of the classic horror film Psycho be a shot for shot...

Movie Review: “Hidden Figures”

There are certain things that film, in all its versatility and creativity, still struggles to convey in an interesting manner. Stories focusing on mathematics,...

The Importance of Belle and Why Disney Should Stop Diminishing her...

Like any 90s kid who grew up with a portion of their childhood spent glued to the TV, the Disney Renaissance played a pivotal...

Movie Review: “Jackie”

As America officially welcomes its new President – mostly with protests – and the vocabulary of political discourse extends to ‘fake news’, ‘alternative facts’...

From Hidden Figures to Silence: The False Battles of Hollywood

This week at the American box office, Hidden Figures topped the charts for the second week running. The historical drama focusing on the work...

Movie Review: “La La Land”

Seemingly every awards season has its crowned juggernaut; the unstoppable hit that’s lauded by critics and dominates every ceremony leading up to the climax...

Pop Culture to Look Forward to in 2017

New year, new hopes? While 2016 was a catastrophic shit-show, and 2017 doesn’t promise to be much better thanks to a certain tiny-handed tangerine getting...

“Passengers” and the Ignored Power of Women Consumers

Passengers, Sony’s much hyped sci-fi romance blockbuster, has been in gestation for close to a decade in Hollywood. The script by Jon Spaiths was...

Favourite Films of 2016

That time of year again! Remember, it's my opinion and it's all about my favourites, not what I consider the best. I missed out...