‘A Christmas Carol’ — A Familiar Tale In An Entirely

*Spoilers ahead* (although I must admit, I would be shocked if you did not already know the plot) Another year, another adaptation of Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol. Ordinarily, such news would be accompanied by an eye roll, or a sarcastic comment about the seeming lack of originality in modern film plots. However, in a […]Read More

‘Monsoon’ Is A Touching Exploration of Identity: Review

Monsoon is the perfect kind of film for those who love an emotionally-intelligent slow burn—and it doesn’t hurt that the main character is played by a man as beautiful as Henry Golding. However, Golding eschews his typical ‘charismatic, likeable romantic lead’ character and instead flexes his subtler acting muscles in the role of Kit, a […]Read More

More heartbreak for fans of ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ as

Last week, fans of the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender, or ATLA as it is commonly referred to, were dealt a heavy blow. Michael Dante DiMartino, one of the original creators of the show, posted an open letter on Facebook addressing fans about the upcoming live-action series of ATLA on Netflix – more specifically, […]Read More

Trailer released for Black Panther drama ‘Judas and the Black

The powerful trailer for the new Shaka King film Judas and the Black Messiah, released last Friday, has already garnered almost one million views on YouTube. The film marks King’s studio feature film directorial debut and centres around Chairman Fred Hampton, the leader of the Illinois Black Panther Party in 1968, and the true story […]Read More

Action and Zombies Galore in Trailer for ‘Train to Busan

Train to Busan was an undeniable success upon its release in 2016. In a genre saturated with iconic films, the South Korean zombie movie managed to become a fan favourite through its ability to interweave excellent character development, subtle social commentary and a straightforward plot line. The result is a well-paced and surprisingly emotional film […]Read More

J.K. Rowling and The Lurking Transphobia – The Story So

With the wave of protests and important activism currently sweeping the world, social media platforms such as Twitter have been utilised positively by many to share information, petitions, and support. However, the social media platform can also be a place where problematic viewpoints are freely shared—such is the case with J.K. Rowling and her most […]Read More

YouTube announces Free Virtual Film Festival ‘We Are One’

As COVID-19 continues to upset the cinematic calendar, film festivals have been forced to cancel or postpone en masse. In the wake of such disruption, YouTube and Tribeca Enterprises (the organisation behind New York City’s Tribeca Film Festival) have partnered to bring us an entirely virtual film festival named “We Are One: A Global Film […]Read More

TV Review: The Crown (Series 3)

SPOILER-FREE! Same monarchy, new faces – but are they up to the task? After two exceptionally long years, Netflix have finally released the highly anticipated third series of The Crown. The extravagant show is undoubtedly the jewel in the streaming giant’s collection of original series and focuses on the lives and dramas of the British […]Read More

Film News: Trailer for Sam Mendes’ “1917” released

A powerful and emotive new trailer for Sam Mendes’ upcoming World War One drama, titled 1917, was released last week. The film revolves around two young British officers, Schofield (played by Captain Fantastic’s George MacKay) and Blake (played by Game of Thrones’ Dean-Charles Chapman), who are tasked with making it to the front line to […]Read More