Everything Everywhere All At Once triumphed at the Oscars winning seven awards, including best picture. The film’s lead features Michelle Yeoh, who won the Oscar for best actress, becoming only the second woman of colour to win the award.
Aftersun; The Last Dance
My mum holds the lore of Rotten Tomatoes highly. She loves a good film and adores a great one. Unlike my mum, my dad is rather content with watching Taken 1, 2 and 3 at any time and in any order. He is a simple man. My mum, however, has a keen eye for cinema and an irrevocable tendency to read too many reviews before getting comfortable.
Lavinia Micheletti The Addams Family is an iconic symbol in popular culture of the weird, quirky, and sinister – in opposition to the perfect, white-picket-fence family stereotype. The fictionalised family’s dynamic nature […]
The Failure of the Netflix Romance
I’ll be the first to say it: feminism ruined romance.
Teen Drama: When is it Time to Grow Up?
It’s hard not to be familiar with high-school drama as a TV genre. In fact, it is immensely popular, and ever-present. But how do our relationships to it change as we age?
What to Expect When Channel-Surfing: Childbirth Tropes in Film and TV
Flora Tucker writes about 7 common tropes in film and TV about giving birth.
Farewell to the Young Adult Dystopian Era… Or Not Just Yet?
The dystopian genre has been around for nearly a hundred years. Suzanne Collins’, bestseller The Hunger Games, not only had a major influence on the rise of YA dystopian literature sales, but more importantly, it brought a new genre to Hollywood. A genre that disappeared as swiftly as it appeared.
Netflix v Cannes: The Feud Continues
Georgia Austin discusses the exclusion of Netflix original films from the Cannes Film Festival
Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch and why there is still space for artistic films in modern cinema.
Edsard Driessen discusses changes in the cinema industry and why The French Dispatch was the refreshing film we all needed.
The Highs and Lows of accessing TV shows
When was the last time you binge-watched a TV show? It feels like just yesterday I woke up at 8 am to watch the third season of Sex Education. 8 long hours later, I felt drained. Was I watching this so quickly because I was engrossed by the Netflix comedy? Or was it the increased FOMO from the memes and Tiktoks sprawled across my social media feed?