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Malcolm & Marie vs. Before Midnight: How To Write An Argument

When I first heard about the release of Malcolm & Marie I was immediately excited. Starring two of my favourite actors (Zendaya and John David Washington), written and directed by Sam Levinson and completely centring around one night in a relationship seemed like the key ingredients of what would become my new favourite film. But […]


Is ‘The Help’ doing more damage than good in the fight for racial equality?

The Help is a film that has been held in high acclaim by critics and audiences alike since its release in 2011. The film’s portrayal of racial relations in 1960s Mississippi is tinged with moments of profound sadness as well as lighter comedic relief, giving voice to previously sidelined individuals and gaining it a reputation […]