FILM CRITICISM

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In The Mood Magazine


In The Mood Magazine is an online pop culture journal created by Gabrielle Marceau and Sennah Yee about the things we like to watch. Each issue delves into film, TV, music videos, and celebrity culture through personal essays, diary entries, conversations, poetry, and more.

In The Mood also includes a newsletter: Are You Still Watching?, and a Film Recommendation Generator that provides a handpicked film recommendation for the user based on their mood, written by artists, writers, filmmakers, and poets.

Screen recording of In The Mood Magazine's Film Recommendation Generator web app
Web Design & Development by Kay Evans-Stocks

Vital Vroom Vroom Viewing, Are You Still Watching?, 2024

What I Watched Instead of TIFF, Are You Still Watching?, 2023

Barbenheimer Report – with Gabrielle Marceau, Are You Still Watching?, 2023

Editor’s Note, In The Mood Magazine Issue 7, 2023

Showing Up, Are you Still Watching?, 2023

Everything Everywhere All At Once and Elvis, Are You Still Watching?, 2023

Notes on Björk’s “All Is Full Of Love,” In The Mood Magazine Issue 6, 2023

Semi-Charmed Kinda Life: On American Pie – with Gabrielle Marceau, Are You Still Watching? #6, 2022

Summer Movie Mixtape, In The Mood Magazine Issue 4, 2022

Southland Tales vs. Don’t Look Up – with Gabrielle Marceau, Are You Still Watching? #5, 2022

Moulin Rouge vs. Eyes Wide Shut – with Gabrielle Marceau, Are You Still Watching? #4, 2022

Timothée Chalamet Dream Diaries, In The Mood Magazine Issue 3, 2022

Tales From The Crypt vs. The Holiday – with Gabrielle Marceau, Are You Still Watching? #3, 2021

13 Going On 30: Jenna vs. Sennah’s Dream House, In The Mood Magazine Issue 2, 2021

Death Becomes Her and Melancholia vs. Marnie – with Gabrielle Marceau, Are You Still Watching? #1, 2021

Suspiria, In The Mood Magazine Issue 1, 2021

Depressed (click Sad) and Gluttonous (click Happy), In The Mood Magazine Film Recommendation Generator, 2020



LESTE Mag: The Fuck of the Century Column


Gabrielle Marceau and Sennah Yee ran a column at LESTE Mag which examined cinematic sex scenes through conversations with special guests.

On Sex Scenes and Hollywood Crushes – with special guests, LESTE Mag 12, 2022

On Schoolgirls in Cinema – with Eleanor Bleier, LESTE Mag Issue 11, 2021

On Wild at Heart, Bound, and Lingua Franca – with Willow Maclay, LESTE Mag Issue 10, 2021

On Early Sexual Awakenings in Animated Films – with Sofia Banzhaf, LESTE Mag Issue 9, 2020

On Space and Sex Work in Cinema – with Nicole Richardson, LESTE Mag Issue 8, 2020

On Tenderness in Cinema – with Fan Wu, LESTE Mag Issue 7, 2019

On Sex Scenes in Cinema – with Gabrielle Marceau and Sennah Yee, LESTE Mag Issue 6, 2018



Academic Paper


“You bet she can fuck” – Trends in Female A.I. Narratives within Mainstream Cinema: Ex Machina and Her, Ekphrasis Vol. 17, Issue 1, 2017



The Fuck of the Century


Founded by editor-in-chief Gabrielle Marceau and co-edited by Sennah Yee, The Fuck of the Century was an online film and TV journal that ran from 2015 - 2017.

Cyborg Pin-Ups: Blade Runner 2049, 2017

Questions asked in The Lobster, 2016

Everybody Wants Some!! and Everybody Gets Some, 2016

The Mechanics and Matter of Mad Max: Fury Road, 2016

Select Memories from Moments in Carol, 2016

Video of the Week: Grimes – Kill v. Maim, 2016

Spectre: Travel Diary of a Bond Girl, 2015

Video of the Week: Drake – Hotline Bling, 2015

Video of the Week: Lana Del Rey – High By The Beach, 2015

Cyborg Pin-Ups: Test Questions for Humans and Replicants in Blade Runner, 2015

Cyborg Pin-Ups: Glass, Chrome, Silicone in Ex Machina’s Ava and Kyoko, 2015

The RoMcComnaissance: An E-mail to Matthew McConaughey, 2015

On Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 2015