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Wonder Wheel Review – This 50’s Set Melodrama Finds Writer/Director Woody Allen Going Around in Circles

It’s hard to name a memorable Woody Allen release in recent years. Blue Jasmine was saved by a strong central performance; Café Society had a sprightly youthfulness to it that […]



For the past few months, sexual harassment and its presence in Hollywood has opened up the conversation of what should be done. Which measures can we put in place to, […]


Spotlight on: Reese Witherspoon

Award winning actress Reese Witherspoon is truly a contemporary feminist icon; and not just for her portrayal of the legendary Elle Woods in Legally Blonde. As the founder of a […]


Why the allegations against Harvey Weinstein matter

Content warning: sexual assault With the recent allegations against Harvey Weinstein being made public, we need to talk about sexual assault.  Weinstein has been accused of varying degrees of sexual […]

Lana Del Rey’s First London Gig in Four Years at Brixton Academy

It is difficult to sum up just how excited I was for this gig. The tickets sold out in twelve seconds. The fact that I managed to get tickets to […]

On Lana Del Rey’s Newfound Lust For Life

“I live right inside the middle of the ‘H’ of the Hollywood sign, and this is how I spent most of my nights: perched high above the chaos that swirls […]

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The Mummy Review – The ‘Dark Universe’ Needs a Few Bandages to Bring Itself Back to Life after this Lukewarm, yet Innocently Fun, Start

If there is one trend that has really surged into the blood stream of the film industry, it’s the so-called ‘Cinematic Universe’. Marvel, DC, Fox, they’ve all jumped aboard the […]

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In Space, No One Will Hear Star Wars Fans’ Scream: Why the Alien Franchise needs to Lead Science Fiction filmmaking

WARNING: SPOILERS FOR ALIEN: COVENANT AHEAD Following the release of Alien: Covenant and Ridley Scott’s assertion that he’d like to continue building this franchise, it would seem to take precedence, […]

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The Struggling Artist in Film Musicals

I began writing this piece in the wake of the La La Land hype that was sweeping the world. For the record, I did enjoy it though I see its […]