Lorde’s Solar Power is a joyous rebirth

Thursday morning (10/06/21), Twitter entered a moment of pure ecstatic hysteria and elation. The first single – Solar Power- from Lorde’s much anticipated upcoming album of the same name was briefly available on streaming services in select countries, followed by an eruption of online leaks. Reactions varied from jubilant celebration to appeals to delete the […]

Baby Done: balancing the sweet and sour of life

Hilarious, heartwarming and honest, Baby Done exceeds expectations of the parenthood/pregnancy comedy, which can often feel overdone and cliche. Executive producer Taika Waititi brings his classic wit and unique sentimentality, cementing it as a triumph in indie cinema. Clawing at her remaining youth, Zoe is keen to avoid becoming like all her surrounding friends; burdened […]

Sylvia: Heartache and agony in the English dream

The controversial 2003 film, Sylvia, follows the relationship of Sylvia Plath (Gwyneth Paltrow) and Ted Hughes (Daniel Craig), from its love struck beginning, to devastating end. The film begins with a young Sylvia at Cambridge University, who pursues Ted Hughes at a party after he slanders her poetry in a review for the University magazine. […]