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Review: Dunkirk

Most war films show us battles, give us context, surround us in politics. Dunkirk does none of these. Dunkirk is a film that is...

Review: Shin Godzilla

Of the countless Godzilla-related films made in the past 60 years (trying to track down an actual number for them is futile), it goes...

Review: The Handmaid’s Tale

In 1985, during a decade characterised by fervent sexual politics, Margaret Atwood published her landmark dystopian novel, “The Handmaid’s Tale”. It prophesises that in...

House of Cards Season 5 Review: One Nation, Underwood

Deep into the twelfth episode of this epic season, Frank Underwood has the viewer in the palm of his hand. Enchanted and repelled, we...

Review: Master of None Season 2

Disclaimer: This contains spoilers, dummy! Also, as a white middle class woman, I completely acknowledge how my perspective and experience affect my interpretation of...
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Review: Lady Macbeth

It’s a brave venture of both book and film to incorporate “Macbeth” into their titles, but Lady Macbeth is a bewildering piece that defies...

Review: Big Little Lies

When you finish watching a TV series feeling pleasantly surprised that its female characters were consistently well-written from start to finish, you realise just...

Review: Mindhorn

Richard Thorncroft (Julian Barratt) once had it all: the perfect girlfriend, the perfect car, the perfect hair, probably a pretty perfect paycheck, and a...

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 begins with a tough act to follow. It’s predecessor broke out in the best way possible. Space opera...

Review: Better Call Saul. Season 3

Jimmy McGill is back. Season 3 has arrived, and Jimmy’s trajectory appears nothing but downhill in the realm of achieving a respectable career in...