Hello! Rife Magazine ceased publishing new work in July 2022.

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The Rife Team

Dana Archer

Dana is a Film Studies graduate from Birmingham. She is a Film critic and an author who is currently writing her first novel. She enjoys film analysis and, in particular, horror films and the psychological movies that have hidden messages embedded within the text. She is a member of a number of LGBTQ+ groups in Birmingham. Dana is a firm believer in the arts as a powerful drive for change and believes it has the ability to inspire change and movement.

My journey back to the cinema

Dana considers getting back in front of the big screen she loves so much after over a year away
Film / / Dana Archer

Why The Greatest Showman is deceptive and scandalous

Dana was less than impressed with the film's depiction of cruel ringmaster, PT Barnum
Film / / Dana Archer

Hit show Pose puts a spotlight on untaught LGBTQ+ history

Dana reviews the trans-positive series and discovers that it's ground-breaking television
Arts/Culture / / Dana Archer

Joker depicts the dangerous roar of the downtrodden

Dana thinks on how we all get tricked by Joaquin Phoenix's demented protagonist *SPOILERS AHEAD*
Film / / Dana Archer

A Star is Born: The Price of Fame

Dana reflects on the hit film and asks if it fits in with how we see IRL celebs Please note...
Film / / Dana Archer