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is cinema finally demystifying queer sex work?

After decades of misrepresentation, movies like 'Sauvage' are finally getting to grips with the nuances of an occupation dismissed as seedy and exploitative.
Douglas Greenwood
2.27.19
Culture

how 'happy death day' reinvented the teen horror movie for a new generation

Since the early 00s, the teen horror genre has been stuck on a time loop. But by breaking down the genre and playing with its parts, the 'Happy Death Day' movies may just have finally broken the cycle.
Amy Roberts
2.12.19
Culture

why olivia colman deserves every award under the sun

Gentle, funny, smart, self-deprecating -- Olivia Colman’s un-starry and disarming interview style might seem like the best Oscar campaign Hollywood could buy, if she had not so clearly always been this way.
Philippa Snow
2.8.19
Culture

how close to reality is velvet buzzsaw’s depiction of the la art world?

Netflix's Velvet Buzzsaw follows a classic horror film story arch where one by one arty people are brutalised in mysterious ways. But is it close to reality? Art critic Angella d’Avignon shares her thoughts.
Angella D'Avignon
2.5.19
Culture

8 black women on how they're portrayed in pop culture

The books, movies, and TV shows that they most identify with; and the stereotypes that they don’t.
Zio Baritaux
2.4.19
Culture

what will it take for amy adams to win an oscar?

In 2019, Amy Adams has acquired the same meme-friendly underdog momentum as pre-Oscar Leo.
Philippa Snow
1.14.19
Culture

5 rom-com characters who are legit just joe goldberg in ‘you’

Ruin your favourite teen heartthrob below!
Amy Roberts
1.14.19
Culture

the best things to watch in 2019

From 'Boy Erased' to the 'Buffy' reboot, here's everything you need to see in the New Year.
Douglas Greenwood
12.24.18
Culture

these films tackled the major social issues of 2018

Using creativity to fight back against crushing global politics.
Jade Jackman
12.21.18
Film

how 2018's big romcom revival left out its women

We're seeing a boom in dreamy male leads, but who is our next female star?
Adam White
12.21.18
Culture

this film is exposing the forced sterilization of native americans

'Amá' is essential watching.
Clementine de Pressigny
12.6.18
Culture

ten coming of age movies that defined 2018

Whether you're in the messy throes of adolescence or approaching your 70th birthday — we all stand to learn something from the experiences of young people beamed onto our screens.
Douglas Greenwood
12.6.18
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