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 that feel universal to us all.
Read my full review of Yadav’s masterpiece at Film Inquiry.
I am about to make a very embarrassing confession. Well, two actually. The first is that before this week, I had never watched Thelma and Louise before. Continue reading “Thelma and Louise: 25 Years Later”
I really want to have a conversation about the James Bond franchise. Specifically, the way the Bond franchise treats women. Currently, many people are losing their heads about Sam Smith’s new song, ‘Writings on the Wall’, because it isn’t good enough to be a ‘Bond song’. Continue reading “Forget Sam Smith: There Are Bigger Things To Worry About in the James Bond Universe”
Alternative heading: “Why Kyle Smith is an actual dinosaur” or “A rant about gender & identity in cinema”. Continue reading “On Kyle Smith and Why Women Don’t Understand ‘Goodfellas’”