Scorsese’s ‘The Age of Innocence’: His most violent film?

Image description: Michelle Pfeiffer portraying Countess Ellen Olenska in the film Age of Innocence. Martin Scorsese is, without doubt, my favourite film director. Watching GoodFellas in my early teenage years, I was captivated, while somewhat conflicted, by the anti-hero Henry Hill’s life of excess. The film begins with Henry as a teenager himself. Soon, he […]

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Review: V-Card – Candid, raw and laugh out loud funny

Image Description: the publicity poster for V-Card (a pink background, with ‘V-Card’ written in white and filled with peach, banana, and water drop emojis).  Candid, raw, and laugh out loud funny, V-Card is an unabashed confrontation of societal myths and misconceptions about sex and relationships, made all the more endearing through its likeable characters, all-too relatable mishaps, […]

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Autism on screen: where Sia went wrong

Image Description: Maddie Ziegler wearing headphones while playing the autistic character ‘Music’ in Sia’s new film. Autistic people are not well served when it comes to seeing ourselves reflected in the media. According to Hollywood, we are either socially unaware geniuses or child-like Rain Men with special abilities from whom the neurotypical (non-autistic) protagonist learns […]

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