The Literary Club

What makes a good book-to-film adaptation?: an investigation

A book-to-film adaptation is not an easy process. In a time where no one is afraid to scream on the ...
Critical EyePride Month

Internalising pinkwashing?

Many people have stated, thought about, and felt the violence of Western narratives and practices surrounding normative LGBTIQ+ rights. Christine ...
CultureMovies / TV / Series

Elena Ferrante: The Lying Life of Adults

As many commentators have already noted, this story is peculiar within the oeuvre of Elena Ferrante, because her novels usually ...
CultureMovies / TV / Series

Giulietta Degli Spiriti’s Dream-Like, Female-Led Costume Design

The colourful, high-fashion costuming certainly replicates the whimsical, surreal journey of Fellini’s ‘Juliet of the Spirits. Iconic Italian director Federico ...
GenderSexuality and Gender

Ukrainian Women and their Representations: Beyond Stereotypes

On 24 February 2022, the West had no choice but to finally consider Ukraine as more than a ‘pawn in ...
CultureMovies / TV / Series

Relevancy in European Cinema — ‘The Beaches of Agnès´Review

Her philosophy has her remain elegantly original, and we as an audience can feel her genuine adoration for cinema. Revolutionary ...
CultureMovies / TV / Series

Life, death, and scary stories: The Midnight Club (2022) review

In the first week of October, my laptop went completely dark. I couldn’t get past that first black screen in ...