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Review: This Woman

This Woman by ALan Zhang is a delightful debut that embraces feminism at its heart. This film begins with Beibei, a mother, daughter, and wife, describing herself as ‘wife and…

Review: Priscilla

Content warning: mentions of sexual assault and abuse With the mixed reviews of Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis (half regarding his creative style and the other half about the real and important…

Review: The Taste of Things

Dodin is a gastronomic director conceiving magical experiences of taste and smell. As the cook, Eugénie is the physical extension of Dodin’s mind. They are one in the kitchen, but…

Revisiting Dune: Part One 

Before the sand settles back down on Arrakis, the famed home planet of 2021’s Dune’s giant sand worms, we revisit this first outing before Dune: Part Two hits the big…

Why We Should Listen To Soundtracks

Winter is dark, moody et cetera. Amidst pressures to escape somewhere else, there is something delightfully ethereal about music in film. With a soundtrack, you are suddenly transported to worlds…

What makes a good acceptance speech? 

If you’re like me, then you have also propped up a ladle in your kitchen, when no one is home, holding a Santa statue as your imaginary Oscar while you…

Review: Wonka

Paul King makes films for people with a childlike wonder, those youthful minds who still dare to dream. Willy Wonka’s origin story is one of the best ideas for a…

‘Texas Hold ‘Em’: Beyoncé’s country single draws attention to the black roots of the genre

This week, Beyoncé topped Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart (dated Feb. 24) with the debut of her new single ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’ becoming the first black woman to ever claim…