Never Rarely Sometimes Always – Review

Eliza Hittman’s first feature Beach Rats was a humanistic portrayal of a young man’s sexuality. Her work is such an empathic exploration – a near silent musing on someone’s journey. Hittman’s approach to her characters and the story is powerful and evocative, continuing with the brilliant Never Rarely Sometimes Always. Starring Sidney Flanigan in her debut film, Never Rarely Sometimes Always revolves around Autumn, a … Continue reading Never Rarely Sometimes Always – Review

The Middling Earth: The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

Once upon a time, in a world beyond our own, there was an article on Film Stories. Prompted by my love for Two Star Fantasy Films, I explored why I was fond of these adventures and why they are still valid in this cinematic landscape. Yet I was not satisfied by this adventure! Through weekly podcasts and articles, I shall head forth on a quest … Continue reading The Middling Earth: The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

Jojo Rabbit – Review

Jojo Rabbit was always going to be a divisive film. Coming from its premiere in Toronto International Film Festival, Taika Waititi’s latest movie, a black comedy revolving around hapless Nazis, had polarised reviews and opinion. Although this isn’t the first comedy to satirical portray the Nazi party, it certainly is one that has many people talking and questioning its ethical stance. Based on the book … Continue reading Jojo Rabbit – Review

Revenge – Review

If your boyfriend invites you to a remote villa in the middle of the desert, don’t go. That’s the moral of Revenge, a French language blood-soaked rape revenge thriller from writer-director Coralie Fargeat. Jen (Matilda Lutz) thinks she is spending some quality bikini time with her married lover, Richard (Kevin Janssens), who has invited two other guys to go hunting with him. There is a … Continue reading Revenge – Review

The Quarantine Binge: Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist

Musical TV series have become more prevalent in recent years. The popularity certainly grew with those spunky adolescent misfits churning out sugar-addled covers of either pop hits or theatrical tunes in Ryan Murphy’s Glee. Since then, we’ve had series such as Smash, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Galavant. Heck, even regular TV shows such as Scrubs, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Grey’s Anatomy, and more recently, Riverdale. If … Continue reading The Quarantine Binge: Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist