Peterloo Review – A Middling Account of an Outrageously Neglected Event (Rating: 6/10)

Almost regardless of the actual movie itself, I find it commendable that Mike Leigh has chosen to tackle the subject of the Peterloo massacre in such a grand, publicly available way. The slaughter of peaceful protestors in Manchester who demanded a living wage and an escape from quality is arguably one of the darkest events to happen on British soil, and in these times of … Continue reading Peterloo Review – A Middling Account of an Outrageously Neglected Event (Rating: 6/10)

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