The Half Of It Review: Lonely, Intelligent Romance That Could Have Been Sharper

Among the sci-fi TV dramas and reality shows, Netflix has become known for teen romcoms – for better or worse. At their best, you get sweet, easy to watch movies like To All The Boys I Loved Before; at their worst, you end up with ill-thought-through, misogynistic tripe like The Kissing Booth. Putting The Half of It, a slow-burning teen dramedy from fresh new filmmaker … Continue reading The Half Of It Review: Lonely, Intelligent Romance That Could Have Been Sharper

Tiger King Review – Stranger Than Fiction

This is the first time I’ve ever really reviewed a TV show, but honestly, I’m guessing that many have consumed Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness more like a long movie considering the spare time most people have at the moment. I, like so many before me, was lead down this path by a relentless string of memes – I needed to know who Joe Exotic was, … Continue reading Tiger King Review – Stranger Than Fiction

Horse Girl Review – A Thoughtful Portrait Of Psychosis That Loses Its Way

While the topic of mental health has become increasingly talked about over the past few years (and rightly so), conversations tend to centre around the more palatable aspects of conditions. Anxiety and depression, though taken seriously, are still the only conditions people are genuinely comfortable talking about on a wide scale, and only if less attractive symptoms like bad hygiene or paranoia remain unacknowledged. Therefore, … Continue reading Horse Girl Review – A Thoughtful Portrait Of Psychosis That Loses Its Way

I Lost My Body Review: An Inventive, Mature Animation

Among talks of year-end, and even decade-end top ten lists, many critics I know have noted that 2019 has not yielded much in the way of great animated movies. It’s not as though every release has been bad – The Missing Link and Toy Story 4 both come to mind – but unlike previous years, where movies like Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Coco were completely deserving of … Continue reading I Lost My Body Review: An Inventive, Mature Animation