The Many Scents of One Direction

I can say with complete certainty that I’m not the only person that’s gotten back into One Direction over the course of the last year. Take an actively traumatic global pandemic and internet access, and suddenly you find yourself seeking comfort in a 34-minute One Direction Video Diaries compilation. Just to recap, One Direction wasContinue reading “The Many Scents of One Direction”

What Is There Left To Say About the Cutting of One’s Gems? 

Though the title may be a misleading circumcision innuendo, I’m here to talk about a movie. This is not spoiler-free. You have been warned. It’s 2012. The break between fourth period and fifth is a little longer because the teacher for your next class has to walk a little further to get to your classroom.Continue reading “What Is There Left To Say About the Cutting of One’s Gems? “

LFF ’19 – ‘Saint Maud’ Blesses the Horror Genre with a Descent into Madness

Originally posted on Screen Queens:
Rose Glass’ feature-length debut, Saint Maud, is an unsettling, character-driven psychological thriller that proves the future of the horror genre is in good, revolutionary hands. The film follows Maud (Morfydd Clark), a recent born-again Catholic and private care nurse who begins caring for former dancer Amanda Kohl (Jennifer Ehle). Maud…

LFF’19 — How ‘You Don’t Nomi’ Puts on a Show

Originally posted on Screen Queens:
Receiving ‘cult’ status can breathe new life into films that have fallen by the wayside, especially for the critically slammed or box office bombs. At the time of its release in 1995, Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls was the critically slammed box office bomb of the decade; with the Dutch director to…

Pull Up Skrr, Get in the Ride: A Hobbs and Shaw Review

Note: There are definitely spoilers in this piece. Just letting you know. Dir. David Leitch. Starring Dwayne ‘The Rock” Johnson, Jason Statham, Vanessa Kirby, Idris Elba.  Photo Credit: Universal. Despite the highly anticipated Sonic the Hedgehog film getting pushed back from it’s initial Valentine’s Day release, the Hollywood blockbuster machine has been relentless with cranking outContinue reading “Pull Up Skrr, Get in the Ride: A Hobbs and Shaw Review”

hereditary

I need an outlet to process all of my thoughts regarding this film because oh my goodness, Hereditary was something else. This will be a spoiler-packed review. Is this even a review? I just really need to talk about this. You see, I actively seek out horror films. I grew up being a real nerd about theContinue reading “hereditary”

demanding your silence: lol thanos really snapped

image credit to marvel It’s time to talk about Infinity War a whole month (or two) after it’s come out. At this point, I’m sure that everyone that wants to see it has seen it already so I can talk about this with as many spoiler bombs as I want! Spoilers if you’re one of theContinue reading “demanding your silence: lol thanos really snapped”

ocean’s 8

hi! I’m trying to ease myself back into writing about film. Or back into writing in general where it’s not about what goes on in my brain. here’s a nice and breezy one. spoiler alert.  also this gif (or photo if it comes out as a photo) or anne hathaway was one of my fave shotsContinue reading “ocean’s 8”

Pseudosciences, Fashion Doll Tie-In Films, and The Golden Age of Disney Channel

I’m not sure where I stand on the subject of pseudosciences. As someone who still identifies as Muslim and believes in (for the most part) the teachings of Islam, I’m not really allowed to believe in other higher powers other than my God. I do firmly believe in science as well, however I find itContinue reading “Pseudosciences, Fashion Doll Tie-In Films, and The Golden Age of Disney Channel”

thoughts and first impressions: The Disaster Artist

EDIT: J*MES FR*NCO IS A FUCKING CREEP I HOPE THE GIRLS GET JUSTICE AND CLOSURE AND UGH UGH UUUUGH. And we’re back with a new Thoughts and First Impressions! I had the privilege of seeing this film ahead of its release at the Hackney Picturehouse as part of E4’s Slackers Club. I’ve also had theContinue reading “thoughts and first impressions: The Disaster Artist”