By Daniel Brennan The idea of “cancelling” celebrities for holding certain opinions, or after finding out something awful they did in their past, has been about for the past few years now. This has only expanded via internet culture jumping on anything and everything as soon as it can. Switching from one controversy to another, as the never-ending news cycle continues on and … [Read more...] about Cancelled culture and judging celebrities on their past: when is it justified?
By Ameya Godse Amidst the multi-million dollar budget movies that recently hit the screens, and the star-studded actors that turned them into global blockbusters, a 40-minute documentary made its silent appearance on Netflix. The documentary was nominated for an Academy Award in the ‘Best Short Documentary Feature’ category. It talks about the most unbiased, unprejudiced and … [Read more...] about End Game documentary review
By Nithu Krish It has been more than two years since the film came out but what I saw is still fresh in my mind. Sing Street, directed by Ireland’s own John Carney, is a sweet, relatable and more than anything else, a fun coming of age film. Whether you are in school, college or have crossed that stage of your life, there is something for you to identify with. Very often, … [Read more...] about A look back at Sing Street
By Harry King Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight, which came out in 2016 and won an Academy Award (just about) for best motion picture, follows a young African American called Chiron on his journey to manhood. This unconventional coming of age tale is told in three segments and is flooded with symbolism, beautiful cinematography and stellar acting performances across the board. It … [Read more...] about Moonlight: A review
By Áine Kenny While we all eagerly wait for Avengers: Endgame to land on our cinema screens in April, I can’t help wonder why we are so fascinated and partial to superheroes nowadays. Comic books have been part of the mass media since the 1930’s, but the main urban legend who was a predecessor to the superheroes was Spring-Heeled Jack, the Victorian’s version of Slenderman. … [Read more...] about Why are superheroes more popular than ever?