The Politics of Culture: The Mexican Cinema Series (2/7)

“When it was suggested to Churchill that he should close the museums and stop the funds for every cultural project because the country needed money for the war, his response was that if we sell this and close that, then what are we fighting for?”

Aquaman Bitesize Review

“My father was a lighthouse keeper. My mother was a queen. They were never meant to meet. But their love saved the world. They made me what I am: a son of the land, a king of the seas. I am the protector of the deep. I am… Aquaman.”

The Flicks and Pieces Top 10 Films of 2018

2018, the year that Thanos snapped his fingers, decimated half of the universe’s population and yet somehow still left enough people to make Venom one of the year’s highest grossing films. Meanwhile, Tom Cruise continued to insist on flinging himself out of helicopters and off cliff faces, Disney marched toward world domination, Johnny Depp stubbornly…

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Review

Into the Spider-Verse is a dizzying cocktail of vibrant colour, creative energy, action and humour. It takes the most frequently retold of origin stories and retells it in a way that surprises, delights and feels fresher than any other comic book movie in 2018. 

Creed II Review

Eight films deep, and just like the character that started it all the series shows no signs of quitting.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Review

Just to preface this, I’ll note that Harry Potter is well and truly my jam. I was there buying the books at midnight. I lapped up each and every one of the movie adaptations. I’ve visited the studios twice, have Potter Funko Pops, wands, mugs, keyrings and chocolate frogs. I’ve literally been there, seen it…