Movie Review: Blonde

Blonde, The Netflix adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ novel of the same name, has been facing a lot of backlash due to its problematic representation of trauma and its manifestations. The fictionalised 3-hour celluloid based on the life of Hollywood’s infamous Marilyn Monroe starring Ana de Armas has been praised … Continue Reading

Reviewed—Matt Reeves’ Batman

‘The Batman’ is the DC juggernaut’s first standalone film in ten years, following the ‘The Dark Knight’ trilogy.

Matt Reeves’ film puts back the ‘Detective’ in ‘Detective Comics,’ conjuring up a suspenseful noir thriller that feels like it is ripped straight from the 1970s.

In the trailers leading up to Continue Reading

Glorification of Toxic Love

“Love is like a flame

It burns you when it’s hot

Love hurts”

Nazareth (“Love Hurts”)

I have googled all too often what love feels like. For my teenage brain riddled with various notions of love I’d picked up from movies, it was a tough job differentiating a silly crush … Continue Reading

Reviewed—Squid Game

Spoiler Alert: The following review contains spoilers from the show Squid Game.

Sir, would you like to play a game with me?

The dystopian drama and Netflix original, Squid Game, has gained a lot of global traction to become one of the most-watched series on the platform in a Continue Reading

WandaVision: A Montage of Grief and Healing

Content Warning: Mentions of War Trauma, PTSD, Depression

WandaVision follows Wanda Maximoff (played by Elisabeth Olsen) or the Scarlet Witch after the epic battle of Avengers: Endgame. First aired on 15 January 2021, it’s a journey of loss, grief, healing, and self-realisation journey. Wanda Maximoff has been repeatedly claimed as Continue Reading

What If: Tyler Took Over

I am Jack’s Manic Depression and I am Jack’s Smirking Revenge. Yet, I failed to become Jack’s desire for Anarchy and Chaos in the system. 

Tyler appeared in my life as a saviour. A saviour from my personal monotonous life, a saviour of the mundane superhero that I had become. Continue Reading

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