Author: Sarah Cook

Diversity at the Academy Awards – It’s About Time

Award season is indeed upon us, and we’re celebrating the best movies of the year. From the historical (Darkest Hour, The Post) to the stirring (Call Me By Your Name), there have been many great movies deserving of the accolades. It’s hard to keep your head straight with award-season as …

52 Films by Women: Genesis Cinema Special

Every month our writers will be submitting their fave films written and/or directed by women, one for every week of the year – and for November, we’re featuring the best films of 2017 as selected by Genesis Cinema! Have any suggestions? Tweet us @The_Nopebook with the hashtag #52FilmsbyWomen or email our Screen …

Kingsman The Golden Circle: Film Review

Remember in 2014, when we were all dismayed over the end of Kingsman: The Secret Service?  No, wait, I’ll remind you why. About 90% of the film was literal badass perfection; it was a film that taught us about nobility coming from yourself, not your status. It had a male and …

Sequels and the Secret Service: An Interview with Jane Goldman

Tucked away in Ham Yard Hotel, two minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Piccadilly Circus, a somewhat secret agency is hard at work promoting the latest action spy film — Kingsman: The Golden Circle. This sequel sees hero Gary ‘Egsy’ Unwin working internationally with American group The Statesman to …

Wind River Does a Disservice to the Culture it Tries to Capture

At the end of Wind River, text scrawls across the screen. After a gruelling and tasking film, albeit brilliant, it tells us that the FBI does not keep tabs of missing Native Woman. As this melts into the credits, the film leaves a weight and a bitter aftertaste. Taylor Sherdian …