Category Archives: rant

Spiral (2019)

It’s been a while boils and ghouls, but I’m back for a Samhain surprise. Whatever you’re doing, wherever you’re going, stay safe and stay away from stupid. Marginalisation is silent. It is invisible. It happens everywhere no matter the nationality … Continue reading

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The Hunt (2020)

We are at the point now where you just don’t get to opt out of political discussion. Every facet of your life is controlled by political choice, from your reproductive options, your basic civil rights and your economic standing. Politics … Continue reading

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Summer of ’84 (2018

Well, another day, another person of colour brutally murdered by the police in the US.  I don’t say that lightly, I say it with disgust and disappointment at the so-called American justice system. It took widespread riots, international outcry, and … Continue reading

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Retreat (2011)

Bonjour friends, it’s been a minute I know, but the ‘Rona makes mere mortals of us all, unfortunately. I hope you are all safe, and well, and most of all, being sensible; not acting like those idiots in a zombie … Continue reading

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Belzebuth (2017)

I hear a lot of Americans, especially in the current political climate, say that they are ‘’a nation of immigrants’’, which is a rather rosy view of their history. The ancestors of white Americans invaded and colonised the land of … Continue reading

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Unsane (2018)

The rise of the #MeToo movement has unearthed some of the darkest secrets of the entertainment industry over the past few years. From Weinstein to Kevin Spacey, victims of sexual assault are becoming empowered and feel like they are being … Continue reading

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Savageland (2015)

This week a US Senator was barred entry to a military facility where the children of so called ‘’illegal immigrants’’ are being held. What conditions these children, ripped from their parents, are being subjected to, is being withheld from the … Continue reading

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Playground aka Plac zabaw (2016)

I am fully aware that I am probably going to cop a lot of hate for this one, but opinions are like assholes, everybody’s got one, some of them stink, you don’t have to find them attractive and this is … Continue reading

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Final Girl (2015)

Fragile male masculinity is a trending topic right now. Lily Cole, a supermodel, actress, social and environmental activist, Cambridge graduate and all round celebrity type has recently been asked to be a creative partner for the celebrations marking the bicentennial … Continue reading

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Long Weekend (1978)

When I think of Donald Trump I am reminded of the story of King Canute, sitting on his throne, or playing golf, trying to hold back the tide of reality and failing miserably. Climate change is here. It’s been here, … Continue reading

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