REVIEW- Happy Death Day: On slashers, empowerment and fast-paced fun
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REVIEW- Happy Death Day: On slashers, empowerment and fast-paced fun

Capturing the cult slasher spirit we know so well and love, Happy Death Day takes its Groundhog Day premise and splashes a wave of exuberant, millennial horror into the mix. Directed by Christopher Landon, known also for Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones and The Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, Happy Death Day knows exactly … Continue reading

American Mary’s Med School
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American Mary’s Med School

Dear Dr. Mason, Congratulations! This letter is to inform you that the Norma Bates Award for Excellence in Murder is being conferred upon Mary Mason’s Academy of Medical Arts. Our committee is thoroughly impressed with your personal story of tenacity, resilience, and resourcefulness when faced with financial issues. Your story takes on the all-too-common reality … Continue reading

Pan’s Labyrinth and the importance of reflecting on human atrocities
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Pan’s Labyrinth and the importance of reflecting on human atrocities

Art, I often find, is at its best when it responds to the darkest of times. When it addresses the failings and atrocities of humanity, it serves as one of the most powerful platforms around, and allows us to reflect upon actions, our decisions and our nature. For this reason, ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’, Guillermo del Toro’s … Continue reading

REVIEW- The Square: On interpreting the human condition, evolution and modern society
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REVIEW- The Square: On interpreting the human condition, evolution and modern society

CONTAINS SPOILERS It’s modern-day Sweden, with culture in its epicentre. Christian, a contemporary art museum’s curator has been working on a special show with his group called The Square.  “The Square is a sanctuary of trust and caring. Within it we all share equal rights and obligations.” – states the message of the show. With … Continue reading