Women look back: celebrating the advent of the modern neo-noir

This year, two films have renegotiated the terms between observers and observed in noir-tinged narratives, exploring the fight for female agency. Chloe Okuno’s Watcher is a tight thriller about a woman stalked by a man living across the street, a story that continuously challenges the relationship between subject and object. Park Chan-wook’s Decision To Leave […]

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Do I Need to Invest In a Facial Steamer? Yes, You Do.

When you’re mapping out a self-care moment, even with the best face masks and massaging rollers, your pamper session won’t feel complete until a facial steamer is in the mix. Also used by licensed estheticians, facial steamers are beloved for their numerous relaxation and beauty benefits, including opening up your pores, allowing products to penetrate […]

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Meghan Markle Says She Stopped Watching ‘Real Housewives’ When Her ‘Life Had Its Own Level of Drama’

Meghan Markle has made a point throughout her Archetypes podcast series to keep the spotlight on her subjects. But she did divulge a little, on the first season’s finale episode, about how Prince Harry affected the series and why she can’t watch the Real Housewives franchise anymore. Harry is the reason her last episode was […]

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Queen Consort Camilla Ends Traditional ‘Ladies-In-Waiting’ Title, Appoints ‘Queen’s Companions’ In Modern Move 

By Melissa Romualdi. Published: 10 hours ago Last updated: 10 hours ago Camilla, the Queen Consort, has ended a centuries-long tradition after changing the traditional title of “ladies-in-waiting” to “Queen’s companions.” The honorary positions consist of helping the Queen Consort at public events. In addition to the modernized title for the six women assistants, their […]

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We must remember this – lessons learned from Casablanca

By reputation, Casablanca is the greatest American romance ever put to celluloid. There may be films more avant-garde or technically accomplished, but no film is so compulsively rewatched or intensely adored. US Senator Elizabeth Warren returns to Casablanca with her husband every New Year’s Eve, and Donald Trump even made a (losing) bid to acquire […]

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‘House Of The Dragon’ Star Emma D’Arcy Drops Out Of Drama ‘Anna’ Due To Scheduling Clash

By Brent Furdyk. Published: 10 hours ago Last updated: 10 hours ago Emma D’Arcy has dropped out of the feature “Anna”, a fact-based drama about heroic Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya. According to Deadline, the “House of the Dragon” star was forced to exit the project at the 11th hour due to a scheduling conflict; D’Acy […]

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She Said

Maria Schrader tackles the New York Times investigation that brought down Harvey Weinstein in this well-pitched drama. She Said opens with a pale young woman with cropped hair walking along the Irish coast. To her astonishment an 18th century galleon is suddenly revealed, bustling with navy officers in tricorn hats. She’s stumbled onto a film […]

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