A fitting end to Mental Health Awareness Week was watching “Dear Evan Hansen”, the heart-wrenching yet inspirational and groundbreaking musical that addresses the ups and downs, complexities and the aftermath as well as the road to recovery when it comes to the many areas and layers of mental health. Read my review of it here.
“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” has been a long time coming. A culmination of several recent Marvel films and TV series that set the precedence for magical mayhem, this latest film is chock-full of action, adrenaline, dark humour, dark magic and surprise cameos… Read my review here.
It’s the webcomic and graphic novel series that’s been turned into a well-received Netflix show currently taking the LGBTQ community by storm. Read my review of “Heartstopper” here.
“The most enchanted musical of all time” is the tagline used to describe the “Beauty and the Beast” musical. But does it really live up to that? Find out my thoughts on the current UK touring production of this Disney classic here.
With a voice, presence and legacy like Whitney Houston’s, it’s hard to imagine others emulating her. But if anyone can do it, it’s Elesha Paul Moses and her “Whitney – Queen of the Night” entourage. Read my review of this party-starting, tear-jerking tour of Whitney’s biggest hits here.
Much has changed in the four years since the release of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”, which received mixed reactions. Now “The Secrets of Dumbledore” continues the story. But does it continue the only above average scores this franchise has had so far or will it succeed despite all the controversies and odds? Read my review of it here.
To celebrate World Theatre Day, the incredible work that goes into making so many wonderful productions – especially in the aftermath of the pandemic that dramatically affected the industry – here are my top 10 favourite theatre shows of all time.
Despite some misgivings, “Turning Red” – Pixar’s latest offering – takes cues from Chinese culture and Chinese diaspora to create a cute, fiery and emotional film that appeals to a wider audience while representing minority groups for a new generation of Disney lovers.
Comedies, or films in general, usually allow us to escape our own lives for a couple of hours but we can’t help relating to many on some levels. In this case, toxic workplaces. See how these 10 comedy films show how toxic some workplace cultures can be that we either don’t notice or forget about.
Happy Chinese New Year!
It’s the Year of the Tiger so we can expect many brands to hop on the trend of using images of tigers and tiger prints in their Lunar New Year collections.
But when they’re also hopping on the trend of releasing products and lines to “celebrate” the New Year, what purpose does it achieve other than pandering to one of their biggest consumer groups? How can some do more for the Chinese and East Asian talent and communities other than use their design skills once a year and attempt to sell them products that only look to boost their sales?