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Review: Ma Rainey

27th January 2021

Blues music is rooted in African American culture and experience. Ma Rainey lets you know that. Denzel Washington and George C. Wolfe’s production of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom brings August Wilson’s 1982 play of the same title to life. Led by Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, and Glynn Turman, the all-star cast brings the blues to ...

Review: Rebecca

31st October 2020

A mishandling of the classic novel, Netflix’s Rebecca is beautifully shot but over-sexualised and poorly cast. “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” The perfect opening line for what was portrayed to be a refreshing remake of Daphne du Maurier’s mystery thriller Rebecca. Produced by Netflix rather than a conventional studio, this film ...