The Girl in the Spider’s Web

Are you not Lisbeth Salander, the righter of wrongs? The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo? The girl who hurts men who hurt women? Those who love the grungy, leather-clad Lisbeth Salander from

CTIFMF 2018: Film Festival summary

Getting to see new films during a festival a few weeks before having to write university exams is both a blessing and a curse. It is ultimately great because it takes your

CTIFMF 2018: Rafiki

Wanuri Kahiu’s Rafiki is a tender and beautifully told story of forbidden lesbian romance in Kenya. This is a defiant depiction of hope and self expression set in a place where gay


I just want a quiet house. I thought that if you could hear the voices, you’d be able to stop them. It’s that time of year when a multitude of horror films

‘White Material’ Review

White Material is a beautiful work of cinema, somehow managing to capture the ferocious terror of war and violence as well as the quiet beauty of a country and its people all

Black Girl

Ousmane Sembene’s Black Girl (originally titled La noire de…) depicts the tragedy that can arise from isolation and loneliness. It deals with ideas of francophone identity, particularly in a post-colonial African context.