Film Reviews

A Ghost Story

C (Casey Affleck) and M (Rooney Mara) are a couple who live together in a small house in what appears to be a small suburb. M desires moving house. C is absolutely opposed. Within ten minutes, C dies in a car crash metres from his front door. M identifies his body in the morgue then […]


Hollywood is too quick to forgive those with a history of abuse

Content Warning: Domestic Abuse Last week, Casey Affleck won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Manchester by the Sea. This win was marred with controversy, due to allegations of sexual harassment that have previously been made against Affleck. After handing him the award, Brie Larson refused to clap for Affleck; Larson […]


The Case of Casey Affleck: Can and Should Art be Separated from the Artist?

Content warning: sexual assault Is it possible to judge a work as independent or as a separate entity from its creator, especially when the artist has behaved in an unforgivable manner? Can art ever really be separate? If an artist places so much of themselves consciously or not into their art, can we ever really […]