film review

Dumplin’: A Solid End to a Bad Year for Fat Representation

This review contains some minor spoilers for the new Netflix film, Dumplin’ – 2018 hasn’t been a fantastic year for fat media. Insatiable gave us a thin actress in a fat suit, and a storyline saying she could only be popular and get revenge once she lost weight from being physically incapable …

Film Review: Black Panther

Last Thursday night, celebrities headed down to the Eventim Apollo for the European premier of the movie Black Panther.  Stormzy, Michaela Cole and John Boyega were just some the faces who walked the red carpet in true Black Panther style, incorporating their traditional wear in their outfits. “Of course this …

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 …

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 …