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Film & TV Review & Analysis

Why Ari Aster’s Midsommar Is One of the Scariest Movies of All Time

Let’s enter the sun.

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Culture Film & TV Review & Analysis

I Was Wrong: ‘Cuties’ Sexually Exploits Children. And No—The Context Does Not Matter.

The new French “Award-Winning” Netflix film “Cuties” claims to be a commentary on the hypersexualisation of young girls, yet in it’s making it itself hypersexualises and exploits young girls.

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Review & Analysis Social Commentary

Inside the Minds of White Supremacist Women | Book Review: Sisters in Hate

“Sisters in Hate: American Women on the Front Lines of White Nationalism” by Seyward Darby profiles three different women’s rise and path into white nationalism.

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Culture Film & TV Review & Analysis

I May Destroy You and the Hazards of Online Echo Chambers

Michaela Coel’s latest drama perfectly encapsulates the dangers of social media and activist pedestals.

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Film & TV Review & Analysis

A Spectator’s Indulgence of the Merging of Hannibal Lecter and Will Graham | Analysing Television’s Most Mesmerising Dynamic

Digesting the food on the platter in Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal.

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Film & TV Review & Analysis

Review: ‘I May Destroy You’ and its Groundbreaking Conversation Around Trauma and Assault

From its incredibly complex characters to its discussions about consent and sexual assault, Michaela Coel’s newest creation is guaranteed to destroy you.

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Culture Film & TV Review & Analysis

We Need to Talk About Copaganda | Brooklyn Nine-Nine and the Future for Cops on Screen

Set in New York City, Brooklyn 99 follows a squad of police officers as they solve crimes and other office endeavours. But with the rise in protests against police brutality, people are starting to wonder what the future of the show might look like.

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Film & TV Review & Analysis

Review | DA 5 BLOODS: Violent, Shakespearean, and Powerful as Hell

Spike Lee’s latest joint is a momentous and anguishing painting of the much-ignored history of black-American soldiers in the Vietnam war.

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Film & TV Review & Analysis

A Rant Review Summary of the Insanity that is Riverdale.

Spoiler alert for season 4 of Riverdale. Not that you are even going to believe me when I tell you about the ridiculous and tangled-like-the-wired-earbuds-in-your-back-pocket mess that it is, but alas.

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Film & TV Review & Analysis

Normal People: A Timeless and Tender Portrayal of Young Love – But Does it Live Up to the Hype?

From the same small town in Sligo, Ireland, Marianne and Connell are from very different paths of life. But it would seem that their lives are destined to intertwine.