Parched (Leena Yadav, 2016): Feminism, Friendship & Freedom

In the beautiful desert landscape of Gujarat, India, director Leena Yadav introduces us to a world of friendship, suffering and heartbreak within a story of four women, trying their best to overcome their individual struggles. Parched explores the ideas of tradition, culture and misogyny in the heart of rural India but with a compelling characters and strong friendships […]

‘Ex Machina’: Do Fembots Dream of Electric Sheep

Cinema is obsessed with the idea of AI. The idea of a being which is almost human, but not quite, has been explored in films countless times. Maybe it’s a comment on how well the image of AI translates from script to screen, or maybe it’s to do with humanity’s obsession with playing God. There is […]

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (Ana Lily Amirpour,2014): An Absolute Feminist Masterpiece

Any film that is categorized as a ‘feminist-Iranian-vampire-Western’ is definitely worth a watch. I’m not sure if you can accurately slot A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night into any of these genres, but it sure as hell uses each of them to create a completely unique experience.