With refreshing honesty, I May Destroy You managed to address consent, trauma and racism all in one. How has powerhouse Michael Coel pulled this off?
'It's not like this with other people' they would say to each other after making love. When loving is a secret conspiracy, how far can they go?
There's an argument to watch cringe content. The inability to deal with the emotions elicited highlights how we deal with those feelings in every day life.
Since starting work in a cinema, I have been watching a movie a day (keeping the boredom away). Some I walked out of (Jumanji 2), some I perversely enjoyed more than I thought (Cats), some broke my little heart into pieces (Jojo Rabbit). 1917 stands out by lengths. But as I walked out of the... Continue Reading →
For starters, I am working today. In a hospitality job no less, so people can not be avoided (not five guys but I liked the photo I took there after work). I made sure to get a job in time for the holidays, because for the first time, I was not going to make a... Continue Reading →
Show me someone not terrified of becoming their parents. The only way most people learn to cope with their childhoods is to vilify their parents, in a childlike 'I-wasn't-given-what-I-am-owed' kind of way. Reparenting yourself often becomes a race against time to break the cycle, process your pain and heal your family - before you start... Continue Reading →