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Carol: Immorality clause

1950s New York, and shop assistant Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) is beguiled by the sultry charms of Carol Aird (Cate Blanchett), an affluent married woman. Carol is herself is going through a divorce with her possessive husband Harge (Kyle Chandler) ...

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Hollywood’s love affair with whitewashing

In Pan, recently released in cinemas worldwide, Rooney Mara’s casting as the Native American Tiger Lilly has left audiences baffled. Could the studio possibly have chosen a whiter white girl to portray a Native American character? And why would they ...

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Pan: Bad Form

This might be incredibly bad form for a critic, but I’d be lying if I claimed that unlike everyone else, I could enter a film without some preconception of its quality and content. Of course, the ideal is to go ...

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