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REVIEW- Chloë Sevigny’s debut short ‘Kitty’
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REVIEW- Chloë Sevigny’s debut short ‘Kitty’

Once dubbed “the coolest girl in the world”, actress and now turned director, Chloë Sevigny has made her debut with a short film titled ‘Kitty’. Kitty follows the tale of a young girl, who seemingly believes she’s turning into a cat, and then actually does. The girl, nicknamed Kitty, clearly longs and fantasises about transforming … Continue reading

UNDERRATED WOMEN’S PERFORMANCES WEEK: Eva Green in Casino Royale
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UNDERRATED WOMEN’S PERFORMANCES WEEK: Eva Green in Casino Royale

‘Casino Royale’ is, without a doubt, my favourite Bond film. There are numerous reasons for this, from the refreshing purge of tired, misogynistic clichés, to the introduction of a humanised 007 and the wonder that is, of course, always Judi Dench’s M. The driving force, however, behind my admiration for Bond’s origin story is Eva … Continue reading

UNDERRATED WOMEN’S PERFORMANCES WEEK: Jessica Chastain in Crimson Peak
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UNDERRATED WOMEN’S PERFORMANCES WEEK: Jessica Chastain in Crimson Peak

Guillermo Del Toro’s Crimson Peak truly encapsulates the aesthetic of gothic horror in a way that I haven’t seen for quite a long time. However, it is Jessica Chastain’s performance as Lucille Sharpe – the eerily aloof and mysterious sister of Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston) that in my opinion is the standout part of the … Continue reading

UNDERRATED WOMEN’S PERFORMANCES WEEK: Winona Ryder in Little Women
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UNDERRATED WOMEN’S PERFORMANCES WEEK: Winona Ryder in Little Women

Little Women is renowned feminist literature classic that has seen various film incarnations over the years. But it is the 1994 Gillian Armstrong version that holds, in my opinion, the strongest performances. At the center of the famous group of sisters lies Jo March, played by Winona Ryder. Winona Ryder had quite big shoes to … Continue reading

UNDERRATED WOMEN’S PERFORMANCES WEEK: Evan Rachel Wood in Westworld
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UNDERRATED WOMEN’S PERFORMANCES WEEK: Evan Rachel Wood in Westworld

HBO’s Westworld came onto the scene October in The Year That Shall Remain Unnamed…2016…to satisfy our premium cable desires while we all await the next season of Game of Thrones. After binge-watching all ten episodes in a single weekend, I can officially say that Westworld has deposed the reigning television monarch of my esteem (sorry … Continue reading