Film MA student, Manchester/Liverpool
Under the Skin 2013
some really masterful shots but left out so many of the complexities and detail from the book. one of my favourite scar Jo performances as 'woman who falls over'. interesting shift between how the book has her as a poorly disguised human and here it's Scarlett Johansson, there is something uncanny about how beautiful she is and the film really plays on that
Romantic Comedy 2019
What this documentary sets out to do is critique the Romantic Comedy genre from a feminist perspective. It isn't focused enough for that, and struggles around what it tries to say. All we know, as the audience, is the director enjoys rom-coms, but they are problematic, and it doesn't offer much information besides that.
This isn't a documentary so much as it is a series of clips, it is similar in style to film reviews on YouTube and even then…