The Day Shall Come (2019)

When thinking about the current social and political climates in pretty much every corner of the world these days, it’s probably fair to say that if you didn’t find the time to laugh about it, you would never stop crying. This is where satire can come in and bridge the gap for us. Having already…

The Goldfinch (2019)

Along with every other avid reader in 2013, I made my way through Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch. The novel received critical acclaim from pretty much every corner of the literary world, winning the esteemed Pulitzer Prize along the way. Being a fan of Tartt’s previous work, I was excited to devour the novel, but in…

Late Night (2019)

Once upon a time, phrases like ‘female lead’ and ‘female centric’ were all a film needed to have attached to them to spark my interest and have me looking upon them in an immediately positive light. I’m sure there are plenty of movies from the last decade or so that I liked more than they…

Lizzie (2018)

Cinema might be my greatest passion and interest, but something that certainly finds itself comfortably in the top five is true crime. From Forensic Files to The Jinx to any number of awesome podcasts, true crime is probably the thing that sends me in to more Wikipedia holes than any other topic. You can imagine…

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Dallas Buyers Club marks the pinnacle of Matthew McConaughey’s extraordinary return from the wilderness of slick haired, white smiled romantic comedies to the world of engaging, affecting, mesmerising drama. A string of impressive performances starting with 2012’s Mud and including Killer Joe, Magic Mike and The Paperboy have rejuvenated McConaughey and turned one of film’s biggest…