Booksmart (2019)

In a slight diversion from the norm, it’s fair to say that many of the high profile ‘coming of age’ tales in cinema over the last year have been focused on much younger characters that we have been used to before. Both Eighth Grade and Mid90s, two films that I absolutely loved, featured protagonists no…

Downsizing (2017)

Growing up in the era of films like Honey, I Shrunk The Kids, The Borrowers and The Indian In The Cupboard, there has always been a place in my heart for a ‘tiny person’ narrative. Though the trope doesn’t seem to be as widely used in fantasy and science fiction anymore, it’s for that very…

Colossal (2016)

Colossal is one of those movies whose trailer you see in the theatre before another release and go, “wait, what?”. Always enthused to go and see a film that isn’t a remake, adaptation, sequel or prequel (a truly rare feat in today’s cinematic landscape), I was excited to see if the weird and wonderful premise…