The Fits: gender, sports and stereotypes – standing out and fitting in

The Fits is a new release film I adored, for its mesmeric and poetic aural and visual affect as well as its treatment of complicated gender politics in adolescence. I wrote about it for the BFI, and the post was re-published on Conversations About Cinema. Sunday May 28th I’ll be joining Kelli Weston and Elinor Cleghorn…

Elle and The Love Witch

I joined Ben Rylan on Monocle 24’s The Cinema Show, March 10th, to talk about Paul Verhoeven’s Elle and Anna Biller’s The Love Witch.  

Berlinale 2017; Kitty Green interview on Casting JonBenet plus review of Bruce LaBruce’s The Misandrists, Cate Shortland’s Berlin Syndrome and Stanley Tucci’s Final Portrait

At this year’s Berlinale I joined filmmaker Kitty Green to talk about her brilliant and provocative new documentary, Casting JonBenet for Monocle 24’s The Cinema Show, aired February 17. I also reviewed Cate Shortland’s new dramatic thriller Berlin Syndrome, Stanley Tucci’s artist biopic Final Portrait and Bruce LaBruce’s new feminist, lesbian, soft-core satire The Misandrists.