‘Queen and Slim’ is the wake up call to racism we needed in film

Melina Matsoukas ‘Queen and Slim’ is a sensual, artistic masterpiece that demonstrates the harsh cause and effect of institutional racism in modern day America. It focuses on a male and female who meet in an isolated diner after agreeing to see each other on Tinder. It is revealed that the male, ‘Slim’ is a familyContinue reading “‘Queen and Slim’ is the wake up call to racism we needed in film”

‘Birds of Prey’ is the rebellion of the male gaze in Hollywood

The best thing about Suicide Squad was Harley Quinn. She already had her own audience, and the echoes of supply and demand being one of the most infamous comic book characters. But, her character was overshadowed in Suicide Squad by the comedic writing of the Joker, and the way they marketed her as a sexContinue reading “‘Birds of Prey’ is the rebellion of the male gaze in Hollywood”

GTA 6 may be headed to the land of Vice

When the teaser for GTA 5 was released, gamers everywhere stopped breathing. It was the moment we had all been waiting for. Months of anticipation and appreciation for the gaming series came to a halt in that moment- so it can only be imagined how the fanbase will be when the teaser to GTA 6Continue reading “GTA 6 may be headed to the land of Vice”

Netflix under attack from dedicated fans for cancelling Spinning Out after one season

Netflix has come under fire this week after the organisation made the decision to not renew Spinning Out for a second season. The show, which came out shortly after Christmas, focused on a competitive figure skater who wanted to return to the ice following a bad fall, after suffering with bipolar and PTSD. Kaya ScodelarioContinue reading “Netflix under attack from dedicated fans for cancelling Spinning Out after one season”

Will ‘The Witcher’ pave the way for more video game adaptations into TV?

Last month, ‘The Witcher’ took Netflix viewers by storm. All fans of the gaming series rejoiced as Henry Cavill transformed into Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter in a medieval fantasy setting. Despite already having an audience from the games, the series did really well and has attracted new audiences, which have then gone onContinue reading “Will ‘The Witcher’ pave the way for more video game adaptations into TV?”

Jay Roach’s ‘Bombshell’ represents #metoo movement

When you think of ‘Fox News’, the typical context you may vision is one of Donald Trump, capitalist America and sensationalist media and this just so happens to be the political backdrop of Jay Roach’s new movie, ‘Bombshell’ which takes place during the 2016 presidential election and is based on true events. The film whichContinue reading “Jay Roach’s ‘Bombshell’ represents #metoo movement”

Is ‘Cats’ truly as terrible as the internet is making out to be?

Tom Hooper’s ‘Cats’ adaptation (based on the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber) has faced much criticism online. But the musical film, is scoring fairly average reviews from critics. We sent a reporter to see if the film is truly as bad as social media is making it out to be. If an empty cinema isContinue reading “Is ‘Cats’ truly as terrible as the internet is making out to be?”

‘Spinning Out’ sets the president for accurate mental health depiction in TV

New Netflix drama starring Kaya Scodelario and January Jones is being praised for it’s accurate depiction of mental health issues. The show, which was released recently takes place in a town where many young people are trying to get to the olympics. Whether it’s for skiing, or Ice Skating, there is a competitive and highContinue reading “‘Spinning Out’ sets the president for accurate mental health depiction in TV”

How Gervais became a taboo after the Golden Globes

Ricky Gervais opening monologue at the Golden Globes was driven with a heavy dose of shock factor, humour and unsolicited truth as he began the night in the most casual fashion. “You’ll be pleased to know, this is the last time I’ll be hosting these awards,” he began, before announcing to the whole award ceremonyContinue reading “How Gervais became a taboo after the Golden Globes”