The thrill of Mike White’s satirical piece of television is not finding out whodunnit; it is watching its immensely gifted showrunner tackle several issues such as class divisions, gender roles, and grief in a simultaneously poignant and hysterical fashion.
This latest entry in my monthly series highlights three features which illuminate multiple LGBT issues in a striking and moving fashion.
A rousing celebration of the Dominican community of Washington Heights, Jon M. Chu’s adaptation of Lin-Manuel Mirand’s stage show is joyous, emotionally resonant, and an essential theatrical experience.
I reflect upon hardly being able to attend a cinema over the past year and give my thoughts on my first visit since last September.
In this latest edition of ‘What I’ve Been Watching’, I highlight five films starring or directed by a few of the people nominated at the latest Academy Awards.
A fine tonal juxtaposition, a breakout turn for Rachel Sennott, and an enthralling unveiling of Seligman’s writing and directorial talents, it will be difficult to find a movie that is as simultaneously stressful and thrilling as this one in 2021.
Having delved into Japanese cinema over the past month, I spotlight five highly impressive films from the nation, ranging from historical dramas to psychological horror.
Brimming with sumptuous visuals, presenting a stimulating mythology built upon East Asian cultural facets, showcasing a vibrant and very likeable set of characters superbly voiced by the cast, and promoting a valuable message to a young audience, Raya and the Last Dragon ticks almost all the boxes when it comes to family entertainment.
For my ‘What I’ve Been Watching’ piece covering February, I pay tribute to one of the surprisingly enthralling television series I’ve seen.
‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ serves as an enthralling illustration of the complex dynamics apparent in a revolutionary organisation’s struggle against oppression.