The 92nd Annual Academy Awards: Head vs. Heart

That’s right, it’s that time of the year again! The time when my BFF and I sit underneath 46 blankets infant of my TV from 1am to 5am to see who takes home the most coveted prizes in the movie business. Oscar night complete with too much food is a long standing tradition in my…

Top Ten: Films Of 2019

Well, here we are. Not just the end of a year in film, but also the end of a decade! Having started the blog in late 2012, it feels like the best part of the 2010s marked my transition from casual fan to full blown cinephile. In 2019 I racked up 85 visits to the…

Little Women (2019)

When it comes to remakes, reboots and sequels upon sequels in cinema, it would be fair to say that I am definitely on the side of championing more original projects than rehashed ones. However, having said that, I have always thought that despite its numerous outings on both the small and the big screen, Louisa…

Marriage Story (2019)

Did you know that it has been 22 years since a film picked up both Best Actor and Best Actress at the Academy Awards? Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt enjoyed a double win back in 1997 for As Good As It Gets, and in the 90-plus year history of the awards ,there have only been…

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…

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Well, here we go again! In what has become my new favourite biennial Christmas tradition, Star Wars is back with another instalment of its main franchise series. Back in 2015, The Force Awakens reignited by passion for the galaxy far, far away, and last year’s first spin off picture Rogue One might just be my…

Certain Women (2016)

Directed by Kelly Reichardt, Certain Women is another classic example of the post-Oscars season when random, non-genre specific films rise to the top of the pile and find late limited releases in screens all over the place. This particular picture first made waves way back at the beginning of last year when it debuted at…

Wild (2014)

The last year has been something of a great one for Reese Witherspoon. The Oscar winning actress achieved cinematic success behind the camera for producing critically acclaimed thriller Gone Girl, and is now currently enjoying equal acclaim for her starring turn in Wild, a big screen adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s best selling memoir Wild: From…

The Fault In Our Stars (2014)

In the run up to the release of The Fault In Our Stars, I felt very much as though I was the only person on the planet who had not read John Green’s 2012 best selling novel. Even when I was one myself, young adult fiction never really found a place in my reading preferences…