The Handmaid's Tale is a portrayal of a dystopian society not distant enough from what is already happening in some corners of the world. Women have strict dress codes and must walk in pairs at all times. They are forbidden to read, write, and have no public...
Mad Men may be set in the sexist era of the 60s, but that doesn't stop Elisabeth Moss' Peggy Olsen from being a timeless feminist icon. She begins her journey on Mad Men as a secretary but takes every opportunity she can to take on more responsibility...
There's no getting around the fact that we live in an era of binge-watching. People regularly spend full evenings watching and rewatching episode after episode of their favorite show. In fact, binge-watching culture is so prevalent that many people actually wait until each episode has come out...
There is no denying that Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining is a masterpiece. It is chilling from start to finish and remains one of the most iconic horror movies of all time. There are a lot of rumors about what went on behind the...
It’s a situation we have all been in. You invite a friend over to watch a movie you’ve been meaning to watch on Netflix. Perhaps you’ve seen it and loved it already and can’t wait to share it with them. The trouble is, when your friend arrives...
Do you ever watch a horror film and feel guilty? Just the other day, I was watching Ari Aster's Hereditary. When that shocking scene unfolds, I laughed in disbelief only to look over at my friend and she that she looked incredibly uncomfortable. Was I a bad...
The Manic Pixie Dream Girl (MPDG) is a character trope in films and TV series with real-world repercussions. In case you are not familiar with the term, an MPDG is a girl who does not pursue their own happiness and instead helps the male protagonist to embrace...
Within the last six months alone, Phoebe Waller-Bridge has gone home with a Golden Globe, multiple Emmys, a Critic’s Choice Award and a SAG award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor. In total, Waller-Bridge has more than a dozen prestigious awards to her name, and all...
If you had told us that one of the best shows on NBC in 2020 would be a sitcom about moral philosophy, we would probably have thought you were pulling our leg. But, as the popular show is coming to an end, let's talk about the lessons...
When the Golden Globes nominations were announced at the end of 2019, Netflix celebrated 34 nominations across a host of categories. They were sure to dominate the event and when Ricky Gervais gave his opening speech at the ceremony, he joked that they may as well skip...