Film Review: Blue is the Warmest Colour (2013)

‘Blue is the Warmest Colour is one of the most powerful, emotional, real and erotic films I’ve seen in a long, long time’ Blue is the Warmest Colour, 2013 Directed by: Abdellatif Kechiche Starring: Lea Seydoux, Adele Exarchopoulos   Blue is the Warmest Colour is one of the most powerful, emotional, real and erotic filmsContinue reading “Film Review: Blue is the Warmest Colour (2013)”

Classic Film Review: The Room (2003)

The Room Directed by: Tommy Wiseau Starring: Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle, Greg Sestero, Philip Haldiman, Carolyn Minnott   Directed by Tommy Wiseau, written by Tommy Wiseau, produced by Tommy Wiseau and starring Tommy Wiseau, The Room, at its heart, is a drama about Johnny (Tommy Wiseau), his future-wife Lisa (Juliette Danielle) and his best friendContinue reading “Classic Film Review: The Room (2003)”

Film Review: Breathe (2017)

2017 in Cinema: Breathe, 2017 Directed by: Andy Serkis Starring: Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Tom Hollander, Hugh Bonneville, Dean-Charles Chapman, Ed Speleers   A heart-warming and feel-good true story of Robin Cavendish (Andrew Garfield) who suffers from polio and becomes paralysed from the neck down from the age of 28. Breathe shows us Robin meetingContinue reading “Film Review: Breathe (2017)”

Film Review: Home Again (2017)

2017 in Cinema: Home Again, 2017 Directed by: Hallie Meyers-Shyer Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Nat Wolff, Jon Rudnitsky, Pico Alexander, Michael Sheen, Candice Bergen   Reese Witherspoon stars as Alice Kenney, a 40-year-old single mother of two, who, after a drunken near-sex night with a 27-year-old lad, invites the lad and his friends, a tri ofContinue reading “Film Review: Home Again (2017)”

Classic Film Review: Annie Hall (1977)

And the Oscar Goes to: Annie Hall, 1977 Directed by: Woody Allen Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane, Paul Simon, Janet Margolin, Shelley Duvall, Christopher Walken, Colleen Dewhurst   Written by, directed by and starring Woody Allen, Annie Hall is about a relationship between two people, comedian Alvy Singer (Woody Allen) andContinue reading “Classic Film Review: Annie Hall (1977)”

Classic Film Review: Out of Africa (1985)

And the Oscar Goes to: Out of Africa, 1985 Directed by: Sydney Pollack Starring: Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Klaus Maria Brandauer   Out of Africa is an epic romantic drama loosely based on the autobiographical book Out of Africa, written by Isa Dinesen (the used pseudonym for Karen Blixen, the main character). Karen (Meryl Streep,Continue reading “Classic Film Review: Out of Africa (1985)”

Film Review: Everything, Everything (2017)

2017 in Cinema: Everything, Everything, 2017 Directed by: Stella Meghie Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson   I am a 26-year-old man. I’m not the target demographic for this film. Everything, Everything, a film adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s novel of the same name, stars Amandla Stenberg (Rue from The Hunger Games) as Maddy, a sufferer ofContinue reading “Film Review: Everything, Everything (2017)”

Film Review: The Big Sick (2017)

2017 in Cinema: The Big Sick, 2017 Directed by: Michael Showalter Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Adeel Akhtar, Anupam Kher   The Big Sick is a romantic comedy about an interracial couple, Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) and Emily (Zoe Kazan), and their coming together, before Emily suffers a potentially serious illness andContinue reading “Film Review: The Big Sick (2017)”

Book Review: A Single Step

Georgia Rose, A Single Step, 2014   The first instalment into The Grayson Trilogy, A Single Step introduces us to Emma Grayson, a divorced mother who is still reeling from losing her daughter some years prior, as she is hired to look after horses and a stable on a large farm. Emma’s character early onContinue reading “Book Review: A Single Step”

Book Review: The Pass Through

Gloria Herrmann, The Pass Through, 2017 The Pass Through Certainly Passes the Time From romance author Gloria Herrmann comes The Pass Through, a novel based on Kathryn, a doctor who is recently single, and her adventures after leaving the bust life of Los Angeles for a family holiday in Washington State. There she meets Lucas,Continue reading “Book Review: The Pass Through”