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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Emancipation

Will Smith brings stern dramatic heft to an enslaved man making a dash for freedom in Antoine Fuqua’s tonally mish-mashed action drama. A macabre B-movie in Oscar bait clothing, Emancipation sees genre hand Antoine Fuqua take a more-than-workable cat-and-mouse chase thriller and plant it within the context of American slavery’s dying days. Will Smith plays […]

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Meghan Markle’s Green Dress at Indianapolis Event Had a Hidden Message

Meghan Markle’s outfit of choice in Indianapolis had a subtle but poignant message attached. Page Six pointed out that Meghan wearing a green Giorgio Armani midi dress with purple heels during her speaking engagement, The Power of Women: An Evening with Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, was a way for her to also share her […]

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Danish Scum! Welcome to Lars von Trier’s The Kingdom

With Christmas in our sights, it’s worth noting that Lars von Trier is offering us his own spiky bauble to hang atop the tree with a new TV series. It’s a very belated continuation of one his most beloved early works: the phantasmagoric, hospital-based comedy-horror hybrid, The Kingdom. The Kingdom Exodus premiered to plaudits at […]

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Charlotte Wells: ‘Adults are locked in the roles that they perform for kids’

The Scottish filmmaker behind breakout indie Aftersun explains the complex process of portraying memory in cinema. Cinema is rooted in the exploration — and manipulation — of memory. This notion feels ever true in Charlotte Wells’ directorial debut Aftersun, a quietly devastating portrayal of a summer holiday shared by a young girl and her father […]

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How The Draughtsman’s Contract set the blueprint for the modern period piece

From The Favourite to Dickinson, anachronism has become a popular trope of the post-millennium period piece, where 18th-century Queen’s parties are soundtracked by New Order and wigged Whigs breakdance. Few films have had as profound an influence on this trend as Peter Greenaway’s The Draughtsman’s Contract, bringing an abundance of absurdity into this once prim […]

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NMIXX on What They’d Tell Their Pre-Debut Selves, Music Hopes, and the Superlatives They’d Give Each Other

What happens when a K-pop group debuts with music that purposely mixes music genres together? In the case of NMIXX, praise, criticism, and a lot of attention. JYP Entertainment’s seven-member girl group debuted on February 22, 2022 and promptly divided the public with their debut single “O.O,” with Dazed writing in October that the track […]

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Drake, John Legend & Megan Thee Stallion Among Many Artists Advocating Against Rap Lyrics As Court Evidence

By Shakiel Mahjouri. Published: 14 hours ago Drake, John Legend, Megan Thee Stallion and many musicians from hip-hop and beyond are uniting to protect rap music from the law. Music industry leaders came together to sign a letter titled, Art on Trial: Protect Black Art. The letter protests the use of rap lyrics as court […]

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Anita Care Welcomes Leni Mastectomy Bra ~ Pretty Jacquard Design

Anita Care is the ultimate brand when it comes to understanding the lingerie needs and desires of women experiencing breast cancer. Feminine styling and comfort are of the utmost importance to these women. Anita Care is all about a perfect fit, maximum comfort, high quality standard and a fashionable, feminine look. Similar to the bestselling […]

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