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

REVIEW- Gerald’s Game: On visual manifestations, toxic masculinity and the drive to survive
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REVIEW- Gerald’s Game: On visual manifestations, toxic masculinity and the drive to survive

This year has certainly seen a rise in Stephen King adaptations hitting the screen. With the release of The Mist, The Dark Tower and the spine chilling new-classic IT, it’s no surprise that Netflix have jumped ahead, working with director Mike Flanagan (known for Oculus, Hush) to create something truly twisted. One woman’s horrific battle … Continue reading

#DirectedByWomen REVIEW- The Falling: On female dynamics and the strange ways of adolescence
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#DirectedByWomen REVIEW- The Falling: On female dynamics and the strange ways of adolescence

CONTAINS SPOILERS Mass hysteria – or otherwise known as psychogenic illness, has been around since the medieval times. It is most common in closed, womens communities, and to this day, psychologists haven’t figured out the reason to why it occurs in the first place. It often led to yet another reason to oppress women, and … Continue reading

REVIEW- Atomic Blonde: On espionage, character depth and girl power marketing
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REVIEW- Atomic Blonde: On espionage, character depth and girl power marketing

In the last year, Hollywood has graced the American viewer with a few female action heroes to capitalize on the growing popularity of mainstream feminism. Most notably this year, Gal Gadot in Wonderwoman and Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell made headlines for trailblazing as strong female action leads, not without fair criticism from … Continue reading

REVIEW- Spider-Man: Homecoming: On the streets of Queens, villainous psyche’s and the indie feeling
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REVIEW- Spider-Man: Homecoming: On the streets of Queens, villainous psyche’s and the indie feeling

With each new superhero film crowding your local cineplex, it is difficult to reminisce of a time when only a scarce number were in the ‘know’; when they catered to an unambiguous demographic which, of course, was inherently male. Now, between each respective cinematic universe, i.e. that of DC and that of Marvel (and whatever … Continue reading