‘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”

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?”

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”