Sonnie’s Edge: Episode Review – Love, Death + Robots

The first episode of this anthology, “Sonnie’s Edge” is the perfect introduction to this anthology, set in dystopian London, where ‘beastie fights’ (terrifying monster are pitted against each other) are the underground, gladiator fights of the future. The sexual and violent story arc is perfect for introducing the audience to this anthology. The exciting, action-packedContinue reading “Sonnie’s Edge: Episode Review – Love, Death + Robots”

The Favourite: Film Review

The Favourite – starring Olivia Coleman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, and Nicholas Hoult among others – is a period piece of the early 18th century. The film centres on an ageing Queen Anne and her relationship with two of her female romantic partners: Lady Sarah (Weisz) and Abigail (Stone). As Anne and Sarah enjoy aContinue reading “The Favourite: Film Review”

Green Book: Film Review

            One of the most seemingly controversial Oscar winning films in recent memory was 2019’s Best Picture winner: Green Book. Green Book is the true story of black pianist Don Shirley and his driver Tony Vallelonga as they navigate their way through the deep south in the 1960s during one of Shirley’s concert tours.Continue reading “Green Book: Film Review”

The Oscars

DAYS LEFT: If you missed it, look below: Nominations & Winners: Best Picture: “Black Panther” 2. “BlacKkKlansman” 3. “Bohemian Rhapsody” 4. “The Favourite” 5. “Green Book” 6. “Roma” 7. “A Star Is Born” 8. “Vice” Lead Actor: Christian Bale, “Vice” 2. Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born” 3. Willem Dafoe, “At Eternity’s Gate” 4. RamiContinue reading “The Oscars”

A Star Is Born: Film Review

One of the most talked about films of the last year took the form of the fourth remake of Hollywood classic A Star is Born. The newest instalment is directed and starred in by Bradley Cooper, as well as featuring Lady Gaga in her onscreen debut, Sam Elliot, Anthony Ramos, and Dave Chappelle among others.Continue reading “A Star Is Born: Film Review”

True Story: Film Review

True Story is a 2015 film starring James Franco and Jonah Hill about the true story of the relationship between a murderer (Franco) and a once-starlet-now-disgraced journalist (Hill). Michael Finkel is a rising star in the journalism industry, until a bad decision regarding journalistic malpractice leaves him cut off from his many prospects. His lifeContinue reading “True Story: Film Review”

The Kominsky Method: Series Review

The Kominsky Method, starring Michael Douglas as Sandy Kominsky and Alan Arkin as Normand, is the story of two elderly has-beens navigating the process of ageing. Sandy Kominsky, a formerly well-known acting coach and newly washed up acting coach with a far less distinguished clientele than his illustrious past, comes to terms with certain realitiesContinue reading “The Kominsky Method: Series Review”

The Great Gatsby: Film Review

The Great Gatsby is the onscreen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s celebrated novel of the same title, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, and Toby Maguire among others. The story, for those unfamiliar, surrounds the narrator Nick Caraway’s observations of the events surrounding the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and Caraway’s extended family: Tom and Daisy Buchanan.Continue reading “The Great Gatsby: Film Review”

Sex Education S1: Series Review

Netflix’s latest teen-targeted bombshell is Sex Education, starring Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Emma Mackey, and Ncuti Gatwa among others. The show centers around a present day English High School, where puberty and sexual awakenings abound while awareness and respect less so. Otis Milburn (Butterfield) is a sexually suppressed teenage boy, an awkward situation with aContinue reading “Sex Education S1: Series Review”