For those who don’t know Toronto, King Street West is normally a street lined with bars filled with people I’d rather avoid. It’s not particularly glamorous or special, rather it possesses a kind of energy that feels more reminiscent of high school (just with 19 to 35-year-olds instead). With that, this little 2x2 block radius … Continue reading A long overdue TIFF 2022 round up
enjoying horror while the world burns
It’s a bit funny, isn’t it? To feel excited about a new slasher film, while simultaneously dreading reading the morning news. My love for the horror genre feels at times unethical like my enjoyment is somehow contributing to what can only be described as the looming threat that we as a collective are all becoming … Continue reading enjoying horror while the world burns
TIFF 2021: a round up and a few tears.
If there was one thing I really missed during each lockdown (because there were... two? three? I really can't be sure) apart from normal life and human connection - it was the movies. It was seeing art in real time. I missed walking over to my local theatre, and spending days in art galleries and … Continue reading TIFF 2021: a round up and a few tears.
I tend to do this thing... I'll start something I feel really good about, really passionately about and I'll have all these ideas and I'll be wanting to work on it all the time... then there will be a gust of wind that hits me the wrong way. A slight breeze. And any good intentions … Continue reading Boo.
I would let Florence Pugh burn me alive: midsommar review
Assuming you read the title, I will not drone on and on about my love for Florence Pugh. I will not bore you with the disclaimer of how my review of a film she is in will be biased because given the opportunity I would like very much to live in a quiet cottage in … Continue reading I would let Florence Pugh burn me alive: midsommar review
A gift from God: Saint Maud (review)
I'll admit it - I'm a sucker for religious imagery in films. I don't know why, I wouldn't consider myself a religious person nor am I someone who is outwardly anti-religion. There is just something about Catholicism and Horror that just... make sense. I first became aware of Saint Maud before its premiere at the … Continue reading A gift from God: Saint Maud (review)
Jennifer’s Body is a feminist masterpiece: a review.
Jennifer's Body is a film that I hold near and dear to my heart. So, yes, this is your warning that this review is going to be insanely biased. You've been warned. I don't want to hear any complaints. As far as I can remember Jennifer's Body was one of the films that showed me … Continue reading Jennifer’s Body is a feminist masterpiece: a review.
Are Feminists Scared of a Little Blood?
"What’s your favourite scary movie? This is a question I’ve heard repeated by a lot of horror enthusiasts (specifically, fans of the 1996 Scream) but less do I hear it asked by feminist peers. The genre of horror has been overlooked in feminist discourse, as there are few academics looking into the genre specifically in … Continue reading Are Feminists Scared of a Little Blood?