From “The Haunting” to “Thelma”: Lesbian Horror Over the Years

Horror and the LGBTQ+ community have a tumultuous relationship. Often, queer-coded characters are presented as villains whose queerness is part of the reason they’re frightening or they’re the first to die, acting as an example for the rest of the characters.

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‘How to Train Your Dragon’ is More Relatable Than Ever 10 Years On

Ten years later the film isn’t just revered within the pantheon of Dreamworks animated features but is regarded as a modern animated classic. What is it about How to Train Your Dragon that makes it so fondly remembered even today?

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‘Uncut Gems’ (2020) and the Power of Flat Arcs

Uncut Gems is a beautiful mess, twisting and turning as warring factions scheme over a gemstone, but this isn’t what Uncut Gems is about. It’s about the gambling addiction of its protagonist Howard Ratner.

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Top of the Docs #7 – ‘Losers’ (2019) Puts Sport on the Sideline and Shines a Spotlight on Humanity

Directed by Mickey Duzyj, Losers is a Netflix produced docuseries that focuses on the human side of sport, making it extremely accessible to everyone, regardless of previous sporting knowledge.

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Marta is the Key to Why ‘Knives Out’ (2020) is so Brilliant

The key ingredient with Knives Out, however, is its protagonist: Marta (Ana de Armas).

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REVIEW: A Confusing Message Prevents ‘Feedback’ (2019) From Being Memorable.”

A contrived plot and a confusing message ultimately stops Feedback from being truly memorable.

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Summer Lovin’: Romantic and Sexual Liberation in Coming of Age Films

There’s plenty of teenage kicks in summer flicks, with the good ol’ wet hot summer having always been the backdrop for young love. Summer holidays are portrayed as a pivotal passage for development, with teenagers transitioning into young adults. One such trope of dawning adulthood is love and the loss of “innocence” (otherwise known as…

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