All posts by April McIntyre

Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power

Where perhaps BRAINWASHED may be treading old ground for some of those already versed in basic film theory, Nina Menkes provides a clear platform for further study and highlights the saturation of male power in the film industry: a systemic, toxic culture that needs urgently addressed.

Ahead of the Curve

AHEAD OF THE CURVE will inspire courage and perseverance in those that feel lost or disconnected from their community, especially in a time of isolation. It reignites the need for increased visibility in society but also a need to preserve our own queer spaces and cultures.


Garnett brilliantly lends herself to her father likeness, reconstructing scenes and lip-syncing interviews herself as if he were present. She allows Dave to be documented despite his absence. A unique and moving way of reconnection, seeing daughter transform into father.


IHUMAN won’t be new for anyone who’s kept up to date with any of the other numerous documentaries on data mining and surveillance but it’s nifty in tying everything together and offers a sense of understanding, albeit one we may wish we never had. April McIntyre reviews.