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The Melancholy Power of Don McLean’s Music

How his music was “…an outstretched hand from a poet to a painter in the midst of what was to both of them a lonely world”.

Disability in Film: “The Peanut Butter Falcon” and Three-Dimensional Characters

A review on the 2019 sleeper hit, The Peanut Butter Falcon. Starring Zack Gottsagen and Shia LaBeouf.

The Problem with Netflix's Autism Representation

Pale, male and awkward - A look into the representation of Autism in popular culture and traditional media including streaming platforms such as Netflix.

Netflix's Indian Matchmaking Sparks Outrage Over Colourism

Netflix’s New Reality Show “Indian Matchmaking” Sparks Outrage on Social Media over Colourism Controversy.

Reviewing Classics - Salaam Bombay! (1988) - Mira Nair

Samir reviews Mira Nair's Oscar-nominated social drama Salaam Bombay!

Reviewing Classics - Jarhead (2005) - Sam Mendes

A review of Sam Mendes' Jarhead starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jamie Foxx. Based on the Gulf War memoir by Anthony Swofford.

Reviewing Classics - La Haine (1995) - Mathieu Kassovitz

A review of contemporary cinema classic La Haine directed by French filmmaker Mathieu Kassovitz.

Movie Review - Parasite - Bong Joon-ho

A review of this year's Academy Award's Best Picture winner: Parasite by Bong Joon-ho.

Movie Review - 1917 - Sam Mendes

Movie review of Sam Mendes' highly anticipated WW1 drama '1917' starring Dean-Charles Chapman and George Mackay

Movie Review - The Lighthouse - Robert Eggers

A review of Robert Eggers' period piece and psychological horror The Lighthouse. Starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson.