Posts by Alexandria Slater

Love According to Dalva

By Alexandria Slater

Belgian filmmaker Emmanuelle Nicot approaches the subject of child sexual abuse with great sensitivity in her debut feature.

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Why Corsage deserves the Best Make-Up & Hairstyling Academy Award

By Alexandria Slater

Helene Lang and Maike Heinlein smartly utilise Sissi's personal styling to emphasise the ways in which she was repressed and subsequently rebelled.

Bruiser – first-look review

By Alexandria Slater

Miles Warren explores the dichotomy of nature vs nurture through a lost teenager’s longing for paternal guidance.

Prisoner’s Daughter – first-look review

By Alexandria Slater

Brian Cox plays a dying convict trying to free himself from the prison of his past through forgiveness of his daughter in Catherine Hardwicke’s formulaic family drama.

Love According to Dalva – first-look review

By Alexandria Slater

Emmanuelle Nicot paints an achingly beautiful portrait of friendship, recovery and identity through a young girl’s sexual abuse story.

Sixties sexploitation swings back in Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho

By Alexandria Slater

By dredging up harmful stereotypes from the past, the film undermines its post-#MeToo feminist narrative.

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