Myrthe Leenders

Myrthe Leenders

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Jumbo: Coming-of-Age Shows Unconventional Love (Glasgow Film Festival Review)

Jumbo delves deeper into unconventional love and portrays one woman’s newly found happiness that shows inanimate love partners can be intimate as well.

Test Pattern: Racial Inequality in US Healthcare (Review)

Test Pattern holds a mirror to our patriarchal society and exposes how the system re-victimises women of colour after sexual assaults, while highlighting cultural contrasts.

I Blame Society: Dark Mockumentary Blurs Reality (Review)

I Blame Society revives the gore mockumentary genre and cleverly touches on a blurred line between reality and fiction, delving deeper into psyche and psychosis.

A Nightmare Wakes: A Monstruous Mary Shelley Rises (Review)

A Nightmare Wakes lays bare how traumatic experiences can manifest as a hallucinatory blurring of the veil between reality and the demons that can haunt you.

The Pink Cloud: Vibrant Surreal Cinema Anticipates Reality (Sundance Review)

The Pink Cloud is a visually stunning and vibrant, surreal science fiction that is strangely hopeful despite its accidental similarity to our dire reality.

Baby Done: Dramatic Rom-Com Gets Serious (Review)

Baby Done is a pure and human rom-com that chronicles the joyful experience of pregnancy through light-hearted humour and a tragically serious edge.

The Mole Agent: Charming Spy Underlines Social Injustice (Review)

The Mole Agent is as heart-warming as it is heart-wrenching, in its moral investigation of…

Dr Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets: Psychedelic Mastery (Review)

Dr Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets demonstrates that mental illness doesn’t have to be a film’s message, but that, as a medium, film has the ability to enlighten our experience.

Bedlam: a Safari Through the US Psychiatric Jungle (Review)

Bedlam forces you to acknowledge the harrowing and insane treatment of the seriously mentally ill, chronicling years of systematic neglect and criminalisation.

‘The Crown’ Season 4: a Royal Upheaval of the Status Quo (Review)

‘The Crown’ Season 4 continues to challenge our notions of the royal family and lays bare the dark and gritty reality of our romanticised and idealised memories.