REVIEW- Girlhood (Bande De Filles): On sisterhood, fluorescent lights and overshadowing the white boy narrative
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REVIEW- Girlhood (Bande De Filles): On sisterhood, fluorescent lights and overshadowing the white boy narrative

From the opening shot, it is clear Girlhood is about power. That the first impression we get of the girls from this neighbourhood, as they play American football on a pitch lit with Fluorescent flood lights, while loud aggressive synths play over their game, they aren’t sexualised or trivialised, as so much real life and … Continue reading

REVIEW- Poltergeist (2015): On squirrels, tropes and the standard haunted house
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REVIEW- Poltergeist (2015): On squirrels, tropes and the standard haunted house

  I’ve grown tired of seeing ‘from the makers of Paranormal Activity and Insidious’ emblazed across every wide-release horror of the past few years. I do not revel in the supposed thrills of Paranormal Activity but instead found joy in Poltergeists exclamation of ‘from the makers of Evil Dead and The Grudge’, both excellent films … Continue reading