All posts tagged Cinema

Deadpool 2: Exciting and Aimless

To say that 2016’s Deadpool was a surprise success is an understatement. A first-time director, development hell, years of attempted executive meddling, a lead actor who had never been in […]

Breaking In: A Tired Re-Tread of The Home Invasion

After V for Vendetta was a hit with critics and audiences, one would think that director James McTeigue was destined to have a strong career. Alas, it appears that he […]

A Cambodian Spring- Revealing An Underlying Corruption

Far removed from the ancient temples, ruins, and jungles that millions of tourists flee to every year, A Cambodian Spring details an epic protest staged by the community of Boeung […]

Lean on Pete: A Touching Tale of a Boy and His Horse

One of Britain’s rising filmmaking talents is Yorkshire director Andrew Haigh, with acclaimed films such as Weekend and 45 Years, he has shown himself to be a master at realism […]

Rumble: A spiritual exploration of Native American’s musical influence.

In her introduction to Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World at the Canada Now film festival, director Catherine Bainbridge was succinct but passionately claimed that ‘music has the ability […]

Problematic Filmmakers: Do They Deserve a Platform?

After a 7- year hiatus, Danish film director and screenwriter Lars von Trier is to return to the Cannes Film Festival this year for his new film. He received a […]

50 Years Later, 2001: A Cinematic Legacy

In 2014 I was lucky enough to see the British Film Institute’s re- release of Stanley Kubrick’s science fiction epic 2001: A Space Odyssey. I hadn’t learned to drive yet […]

A Tribute to Hubert de Givenchy

‘All a woman needs to be chic is a raincoat, two suits, a pair of trousers and a cashmere sweater’. Spoken like a true lover of fashion, French aristocratic fashion […]

Cat Person: A Different Story of Consent

Once in a while we get a short story going viral. With ‘Cat Person’ I was quite sceptical at first. It was published in The New Yorker by Kristen Roupenian, […]