Nancy

Advertisements While watching director Christina Choe’s lonely and isolating first act of Nancy, one might start to wonder when the aspects of the film’s mystery might come in. For the first half hour we mostly see the title character (Andrea Riseborough) caring…

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The Bling Ring

Advertisements Sofia Coppola’s teenaged concoction dealing with the infamous Bling Ring robberies that took place in Calabasas, California is a candy-coloured, ridiculous mixture of young dumbass-ery mixed with high stakes crime. Its surrealism even extends to a Paris Hilton cameo. As camera…

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Sierra Burgess Is a Loser

Advertisements *only minor spoilers ahead* The year Stranger Things was unleashed onto Netflix’s catalog many weird things happened: Winona Ryder and Christmas lights, monsters pushing their way through wallpaper and fake cadavers stuffed like toys. Among these strange things was Shannon Purser’s…

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Sharp Objects: Welcome Home

Advertisements *Warning: Major spoilers ahead* Sharp Objects is based on the novel of the same name by Gillian Flynn, known for her dark and tenacious stories about women. Through the show’s nuanced family drama, commentary on small town life and perspective of…

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The Spy Who Dumped Me

Advertisements As we all return from our holidays, get ready to go back to work or school and begin to embrace the cool breeze of the Autumn air after one of the hottest summers on record, we may need something to combat…

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Heroine History: The Revolutionary Action Stars of the 80s

Advertisements After World War II drew to a close, countless women who had discovered purpose in the workforce as factory workers, engineers and pilots were encouraged to revert back to housewife status—whether they wanted to or not. Even America’s first significant feminist…

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Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

Advertisements Vivienne Westwood is a fashion legend who gained her now iconic status as a designer by infiltrating the fashion scene with her rock n’ roll attitude and anti-establishment sentiment.  Lorna Tucker’s documentary sets out to introduce us to the lesser-known antics…

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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Advertisements Warning: this review contains minor spoilers for To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Remember high school? Wish you didn’t? Yeah, me too. In the age of the modern high school movie, filmmakers seem more and more intent on getting into…

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Like Father

Advertisements Like Father is a worthwhile but ultimately average Netflix Original that surpasses expectations with its down the middle family drama and endearing performances from Kelsey Grammer and Kristen Bell. When workaholic Rachel (Bell) is left at the altar and reconnects with…

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Big Little Lies: Mother Nature

Advertisements Throughout the course of HBO’s Big Little Lies, its four leading ladies can be seen staring at the ocean from their houses. Silently taking in the vastness, occasionally trying to explain the beauty of the water, and most of the time dealing…

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