The Hate U Give: This Is America

Starr Carter (Amanda Stenberg) is always switching between environments. The first one is the poor, working-class, mainly Black neighbourhood where she lives with her parents (Regina Hall, Russel Horsby) and brothers (Lamar Johnson, TJ Wright). The other is the rich, mostly White, private school she…

The Handmaid’s Tale: The Future Is Female

Without Margaret Atwood’s novel to fall back on, season two of┬áThe Handmaid’s Tale┬átakes audiences to new heights. Even if you have never watched the show or read the original text, you will know from people that have certainly told you to watch it that it’s…

A24’s The Children Act: Dear God

As her marriage to Jack Maye (Stanley Tucci) depletes, High Court judge Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) has to make a decision that will change lives forever, both her own and that of a teenage boy called Adam (Fionn Whitehead) and his parents (Ben Chaplin, Eileen…