Film Review

Three generations of women fight back against those who could take everything from them.

Season 3 of Netflix’ hit teen drama, Sex Education, starts with a raunchy but never gratuitous montage of sex scenes. The Laurie Nunn created show continues to educate viewers about common but rarely spoken topics. No matter how sensitive the topic is, it is always delivered with a frank honesty that is unmatched on television.

After the season two finale, which saw Isaac (George Robinson) delete Otis’ confession of love from Maeve’s (Emma Mackey) phone, the pair are no longer friends. The sex clinic is now closed, but Mooredale Secondary School is still nationally famous for being ‘The Sex School’…

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is based on the hit West End show about a Sheffield teenager who is determined to thrive in life and become a successful drag queen. Based on real life events, it follows 16-year-old Jamie (newcomer Max Garwood) and his divorced mother Margaret (Sarah Lancashire). His teacher, Miss Hedge (Sharon Horgan), tells his class they must be realistic about their career aspirations. Openly gay, Jamie knows he has more to give this world and dreams of being a drag queen. Everyone else just needs to learn he’s as fabulous as he knows he is.

He plans to…

When writer-director Kay Cannon ( Pitch Perfect and Blockers) was approached by James Corden and his producing partner Leo Pearlman about adapting Cinderella, she wanted to tone down the cattiness of the female characters and modernise the message of women being fulfilled without finding their prince. The final product is a likeable jukebox musical with performances you’d expect from a junior theatre company. It’s hardly a bold feminist retelling of the worn-out fable.

The film starts with Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation, introducing the audience to the townsfolk of this fairy tale world. Rapper/actor Ben Bailey Smith (also known by his…

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When a rogue A.I kidnaps his son, basketball player LeBron James has to work with Bugs Bunny to win a basketball game.

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A sympathetic New York bodega owner saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.

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At a Jewish funeral service with her parents, a college student runs into her sugar daddy.

Dead to Me actress Natalie Morales’ directorial debut is the typical teen quest movie in the tradition of Superbad, but with a modern feminist twist. Lupe (Victoria Morolos) and Sunny (Kuhoo Verna) are two average teenage girls from South Dakota. Lupe has a reputation for being sexually active, Sunny is a self-conscious virgin. The girls are both trying to live up to the expectations of their immigrant families, without compromising their social standings in school.

After one of them has a sexual encounter at a party, they go on a mission through America’s heartland to find the Plan B pill…

Icelandic director, Elfar Adalsteins, adds to the healing family road trip genre with his debut, End of Sentence. It’s a familiar tale that brings nothing new, saved by credible performances and atmospheric Irish scenery.

Sean Fogle (Logan Lerman) is a car thief in an Alabama prison. He is told that his next visit from his Irish immigrant mother will be his last. Anna (Andrea Irvine) is cancer-stricken, told to take off her headscarf and reveal her bald head to the guards. …

Amelia Nancy Harvey

A Bournemouth based freelance writer who specializes in film, culture, lifestyle and LBGTQ writing. A former bookseller, EFL coordinator and copywriter.

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