‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ Sensitively Captures the Nuance of Queer Experiences

At a crucial point in this compassionate indie from co-writer and director Desiree Akhavan, Chloë Grace Moretz’s titular character has a moment of dawning realisation. “You people have no idea what you’re doing, do you?” she remarks to ‘Reverend Rick’, a counsellor at the gay conversion centre she has been sent to. To Cameron’s surprise, he breaks down crying.

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THOUGHTS N’ SHORTS | STAR WARS EPISODE IX, ‘SUPERGIRL’ & ‘ORPHAN BLACK’

This week, news of a rewrite for Star Wars Episode IX hit the headlines, stoking the fires of speculation, whilst The CW’s boss found himself in a peculiar position, defending a controversial character on one of his network’s shows.  And if you’re not up-to-date on the latest episode of ‘Orphan Black’, be sure to watch it before reading my spoiler-heavy thoughts on the latest major development in the series.

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REVIEW | The delightful absurdity of ‘Alien Covenant’

What could have been a onenote sci-fi / action romp is instead elevated by a sub-plot involving a character so operatically offbeat, so comfortable in his idiosyncrasies, that he offers a welcome distraction from the tedium of yet another generic monsters-in-space offering.  David the egocentric synthetic steals the show and defies the odds, to make ‘Alien Covenant’ one of the most unexpectedly memorable sci-fi blockbusters in recent times.

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