The Inspired Madness of ‘Greener Grass’ (2019)

If you are a comedy nut at the movies—or streaming at home—there are few better things to see than 2019’s Greener Grass.

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How ‘Dark Water’ (2005) Delivers What’s Lacking in ‘Relic’ (2020)

The largely overlooked film was ahead of its time for its portrayal of mental illness and motherhood in the context of horror.

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20th Anniversary of ‘Unbreakable’ (2000): What M. Night Shyamalan Gets Right About Superheroes

Mr Glass and David Dunn walk side by side in a crowded street. Mr Glass uses a cane.

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[The Revolution Will Be Televised] Starship Troopers (1997) and American Fascism

What’s scary – and I believe this was Verhoeven’s intent – was that Starship Troopers wasn’t that far off the Hollywood normal.

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Does the New Year’s ‘Doctor Who’ Special Highlight a Failing Show?

Doctor Who has moved to New Year from its traditional Christmas Day slot. What does a festive special mean to the show, and are both no longer essential viewing?

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‘The King’s Speech’ (2010) at 10: Is it a Perpetual Classic?

The King’s Speech is a decade old in an ever changing industry. Have the old-school charms that brought it massive acclaim also helped it stand the test of time?

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The Ten Best TV Episodes of 2020

Last year, myself and guest writer Daniel Nicholl compiled a list of the best TV episodes of 2019. So given the fact that 2020 has been another excellent year for TV (and TV alone) – it seemed wise for us to carry on this trend. So, in no particular order, here is a list of…

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‘I Hate Suzie’ (2020) is the Feminist Revolution That We All Need Right Now

Although Suzie may not be open about her own perceived ‘faults’, the show’s ability to showcase them illuminates the same point – we all need to give ourselves some slack.

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Loud but Not So Proud

With our identities out and “proud”, LGBTQ+ people instead had our qualities and our stories tainted by their own subtext that still made effort to put us in our place.

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REVIEW: Jim Cummings is Back With a Bite in ‘The Wolf of Snow Hollow’ (2020)

The tightly-wound, violent energy and the spiralling personal drama coexist in ways I’ve not experienced outside of Cummings’ oeuvre.

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