Films



The top 10 film soundtracks and scores

27th April 2021

We’re looking at you, Shrek 2. It is often said that a film is nothing without its music. A decent film can be heightened by its use of score, or a terrible film can be made memorable through the catchy songs placed throughout. Without further ado, here’s a countdown of our top 10 favourite film ...


Escaping the straight gaze

13th April 2021

All too often, queer cinema seems to be for straight women instead of for queer people. “I do it for the girls and the gays, that’s it” is the number one phrase I am sick of hearing right now. You’ve probably seen it on Tiktok or Twitter or in an Instagram caption at some point ...


Deconstructing the music biopic

29th March 2021

Taking a look at the music biopic and our obsession with seeing the on-screen backstory of our favourite stars. Films about musicians have been around for almost as long as films with sound have existed. Granted many of the earlier contenders like Dreams of Love and Casta Diva in 1935 were largely historical dramas centred ...


Alternative Christmas flicks

20th December 2020

Not your typical Christmas movies.  If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably sat through Elf and Home Alone a few (or far) too many times, but you still want to get into the festive spirit. Or maybe you’re also not a big fan of most soppy, cliche Christmas films. But enjoyable, wintery films set at ...


Review: Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm

31st October 2020

The long-awaited sequel to the 00s classic is finally out on Amazon – but will Kazakhstan’s 4th best journalist still manage to make us laugh in 2020? Spoilers ahead… I first watched Borat in September 2020. A little late to the party, I’m aware, given that the divisive classic first graced screens 14 years ago. ...


It’s okay to hunker down for Halloween

31st October 2020

The things that make Halloween Halloween aren’t just the parties – what about the music, films and novels that made the holiday a cultural staple to begin with? I absolutely LOVE Halloween. It may be because I love autumn, costumes, any excuse to throw a themed party, or just because I can’t quite leave my ...