Crazy Rich Asians was marketed as a win for diversity. It was a huge step forward for Asian representation on screen, as one of the most famous Asian American actors, Constance Wu, played the lead role. She plays Rachel...
I don’t consider myself to be much of a film critic, but I do know enough about filmmaking to have an axe to grind with one extremely irritating, yet pervasive, thought in amateur film criticism: the dismissal of a...
I’ll say this. It had an effective trailer.   In this situation, ‘effective’, does not mean ‘good’ - the sight of an ten-foot slimeboy terrorising a generic criminal by likening him to a ‘turd in the wind’ recalls the cringe-inducing script...
When one considers films which comment on masculinity and its poisonous effect on the male psyche, the usual films to discuss are ones like Taxi Driver and Fight Club, which satirises and warns against the toxicity, rather than showing...
On September 9th, famed ornithologist Hubert Strorman left Portsmouth’s No6 Cinema in a right huff and started ranting in the street. The rant was so vitriolic, loud and sexist that The Portsmouth View actually reported on it. The film...
Ranging from 1901-1985, across different regions in the UK, ‘Britain on film: Black Britain’, beautifully encapsulates the black journey of joy and struggle. From ‘A Nigerian Wedding in Cornwall’ (1964), to an interesting discussion into the ethics of marijuana...