Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Movie Review: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

With awards season rapidly catching us up, looming over critics and audiences alike similar to a spectre at a rather bland feast, it is no surprise that Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom has received its fair share of nominations. Box office and biopic fodder for a generation that needs whole lives gutted down and highlighted to a bitesize […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: Widows

Review: Widows

Looking back to when Widows was first released, it’s a real surprise that the awards buzz it first generated didn’t manage to stand up in the long run. A superb film starring an ensemble of some acting greats, Widows is a thrilling heist film directed by Steve McQueen of 12 Years a Slave and Shame fame. An exemplary piece; one that manages to craft […]