Gabrielle Drolet

  • August 10, 2017By Gabrielle Drolet

    Woody Allen is unquestionably one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. The list of his accomplishments in remarkable — ranging from beautiful romcoms like Midnight in Paris to classics like Crimes and Misdemeanors. It was recently announced that Woody Allen has begun casting for a new film, and I truly wish I could be … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/why-do-we-still-support-woody-allen-despite-his-sexual-abuse/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 2, 2017By Gabrielle Drolet

    I’m not going to lie to you, dear reader; I think the British Royal Family is fascinating. Yes, I watched The Crown about eight times, and, yes, every now and then I indulge in tabloids about William and Kate. Realistically, who wouldn’t? There’s something captivating and outlandish about the British royals, who seem to live … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/a-hot-take-on-meghan-markles-relationship-with-prince-harry/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 28, 2017By Gabrielle Drolet

    Until recently, I had never listened to Lana Del Rey. I mean sure, I’d heard hits like Summertime Sadness on the radio every now and then. However, I had never sought out her music until a couple of days ago, when I finally bought her newest album (Lust for Life). In a world with so … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/from-artist-to-activist-how-lana-del-rey-is-letting-politics-shape-her-music/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 24, 2017By Gabrielle Drolet

    If you live outside of Canada, take a minute to think about Canadian music. What exactly comes to mind? I’d like to imagine that you’re picturing Drake sitting atop the CN tower, singing about his home in the 6ix. Who knows, maybe you were even reminded of Alessia Cara or The Weeknd. The point is … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/8-canadian-artists-you-should-be-listening-to-right-now/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 16, 2017By Gabrielle Drolet

    Doctor Who has been running for 52 combined years. That means that there are 52 years of different episodes and storylines – 52 years of Doctors travelling through time and space to save the world, time and time again. You’d think that after so many years, the show would have grown more progressive as it … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/the-first-female-lead-in-doctor-who-isnt-as-progressive-as-it-could-be/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 7, 2017By Gabrielle Drolet

    In 2006 a controversial documentary about climate change caught the world’s attention. An Inconvenient Truth follows Al Gore as he campaigns to raise awareness about man-made global warming. Backed with scientific evidence, the documentary explores the destructive effects of climate change and the steps we can take to reduce them. While at the time many viewed … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/al-gores-new-documentary-is-exactly-what-america-needs-right-now/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 3, 2017By Gabrielle Drolet

    I’ve been listening to the soundtrack of Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver for the past few days. It’s the kind of soundtrack that makes you want to dance or go on a long road trip, with songs you’d expect to find in a jukebox. It is both energetic and comforting, fuelling scenes with upbeat tempos while … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/how-movies-like-baby-driver-are-bringing-back-jukebox-classics/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read