Cam Review – A Chilling Allegory And A Brutal Look At The Violence Women Face Online (Rating: 8/10)

Though I’m not a webcam girl or involved in the online sex industry whatsoever, I held a great deal of empathy for what lead character Alice went through in Daniel Goldhaber’s feature film debut Cam. I think that whenever you post anything on the internet as a woman, be it a selfie, film review or blog post, you feel the tangible risk of harassment or threats … Continue reading Cam Review – A Chilling Allegory And A Brutal Look At The Violence Women Face Online (Rating: 8/10)

Favourite Film By A Female Director: The Breadwinner

Here’s a review of The Breadwinner that I wrote for a competition where you had to submit a review of a female-directed film. Hope you enjoy! Though released only last year, The Breadwinner has earned its place in the canon of significant cinematic contributions by female directors. Utilising multiple varieties of animation to tell its story, the film uses its unique and beautiful visual style to … Continue reading Favourite Film By A Female Director: The Breadwinner

The Rural English Cinema Experience, or, Trying Not to Pirate

Many would argue that cinema as a medium in 2018 is hardly dependent on location. Streaming sites like Netflix and Now TV allow anyone who can afford the monthly fee to watch a huge catalogue of films from the past 50 or so years, as well as films produced by the sites themselves, like The Fundamentals of Caring and the widely acclaimed Okja. Many people also watch … Continue reading The Rural English Cinema Experience, or, Trying Not to Pirate