Quick Critique: The Neon Demon

(Originally published 1 August 2016)

Jesse (Elle Fanning) is a beautiful young model trying to make it in Los Angeles. Befriending a make-up artist Ruby (Jena Malone), she is soon caught up in the glamourous world of modelling. However, as her career continues to grow, she becomes the object of obsession by many and envy of Ruby’s friends Sarah (Abbey Lee) and Gigi (Bella Heathcote). Continue reading “Quick Critique: The Neon Demon”

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Podcast: Ghostbusters (2016)

(Originally published 18 July 2016)

Part 1:

Part 2:

Article where I talked about this film previously here.

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My Problems with: The Feminism of Trainwreck

(Originally published 15 July 2016)

WARNING: This review contains spoilers for the movie Trainwreck. As in, I spoil the entire damn movie and talk about it like you’ve watched it. While having seen the movie is not essential to reading this, it does give you more context for the points I bring up, and of course do not read further if you wish to see the movie spoiler-free. Continue reading “My Problems with: The Feminism of Trainwreck”

Podcast: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

(Originally published June 17 2016)

TMNT 2014 review

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Quick Critique: World of Warcraft

(Originally published 6 June 2016)

Warcraft is based on the game series of the same name by Blizzard Entertainment. It is largely influenced by the original RTS game Warcraft: Orcs & Humans rather than the hugely popular MMORPG World of Warcraft, though it takes elements from future games. I have not played any of them. Not a single one. So let this be a statement from someone who has absolutely zero investment in this series and is judging this solely as a movie: why is this getting critically mauled like it is? Continue reading “Quick Critique: World of Warcraft”

Podcast: Batman v Superman

(Originally published 8 April 2016)

SPOILER WARNING!!!!!! We spoil pretty much the entire movie. Proceed at your own risk (or…none if you’ve seen the movie)

My review of Man of Steel.

Max Landis’ Jimmy Olsen bit

Recorded April 1st, hence the April Fool’s crack. It took me… a bit of a while to edit this.

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Quick Critique: Sing Street

(Originally published 24 March 2016)

Conor Lawlor (Feridia Walsh-Peelo) is an ordinary boy who is put into public school after his parents fall on hard times. Whilst attending Synge Street, he becomes infatuated with a girl named Raphina (Lucy Boynton) and lies about being in a band in order to impress her. Getting some lads from his school, they actually form a band as Conor is aided by his waster, musically-obsessed older brother Brendan (Jack Reynor). Continue reading “Quick Critique: Sing Street”