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Review: The Northman (2022)

*Warning: minor spoilers ahead* With throats ripped out, noses chopped off, and penises slapped around, The Northman is a wild ride from start to finish. The plot focuses on Prince Amleth (played by Alexander Skarsgård) and his mission to avenge his father’s death and save his mother from his uncle’s clutches. An action-packed viking epic; it was so gory I found it difficult to watch at times. Although I … Continue reading Review: The Northman (2022)

Review: Don’t Look Up (2021)

As soon as I saw the star spangled movie poster of Don’t Look Up, I knew it was going to be a good one. I mean, who wouldn’t want to watch Meryl Streep as president? Even so, I was apprehensive to watch it. The sensation that we could be obliterated at any moment is a fear I’m sure we’ve all catastrophized about (right?!). The end … Continue reading Review: Don’t Look Up (2021)

Politics on Screen: Pablo Larrain’s ‘Spencer’ and the Resurgence of the Diana Obsession

The People’s Princess: an oxymoron of terms to some and a feat which only one woman has ever gotten right, Diana is still loved by the world. The Diana wave has hit another generation by storm, and I blame The Crown – mainly for the fact that I’m also looking coyly into the mirror and practicing my ‘alright’s’ like the rest of the Gen-Z army … Continue reading Politics on Screen: Pablo Larrain’s ‘Spencer’ and the Resurgence of the Diana Obsession

Review: Cinderella (2021)

Kay Cannon’s new musical comedy Cinderella (2021) reimagines the traditional tale with a modern twist. Set in a middle-ages-style kingdom, Ella (Camila Cabello) traverses the tyranny of a patriarchal society to achieve her dream of opening a dressmaker’s stall at the market. Her attempts fail and she is mocked by the townsfolk. Luckily, the disguised Prince Robert (played by Nicholas Galitzine) sees Ella, buys her … Continue reading Review: Cinderella (2021)