Book Vs. Film – Gone Girl

Book Vs. Film – Gone Girl

It goes without saying that generally books are better than their movie adaptions, and this falls for many reasons; the book has WAY more space for description and action, you see what you believe, there are no limitations and of course, you spend more time with 300+ pages than you do a 1-2 hour film. However, [...]

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Moulin Rouge (2001) [Review]

Moulin Rouge (2001) [Review]

Moulin Rouge (2001) is a wild ride from beginning to end. It is magical, fantastic and powerful all at the same time. Baz Luhrmann wrote and directed an incredible piece that was only further brought together by the wonderful editing of Jill Bilcock and incredible production design led by Catherine Martin. I have seen the [...]

The Fundamentals of Caring (2016) [Review]

The Fundamentals of Caring (2016) [Review]

The Fundamentals of Caring (2016) directed by Rob Burnett, is a fun, light-hearted watch with just enough sentimental capabilities to make it more of a complex and inspirational film than just your typical comedy-drama. Without giving too much away, let me break it down. Starring Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts and Selena Gomez, the film centres around a [...]

Good Will Hunting (1997) [Review]

Good Will Hunting (1997) [Review]

Good Will Hunting (directed by Gus Van Sant) is a refreshing and perplexing film about a young math prodigy who is struggling with a troublesome past and creating a better life for himself. While at first, 21 year old Will Hunting (played graciously by Matt Damon), seems content with essentially wasting his life away in [...]

Hacksaw Ridge (2016) [Film Review]

Hacksaw Ridge (2016) [Film Review]

Hacksaw Ridge, directed by Mel Gibson, may very well be one of the most astounding modern war films to be released. Myself, personally, am not usually a huge fan of war films, but Hacksaw Ridge sure made its mark on me. The story is loosely based on real-life war hero, Desmond T. Doss, who was a conscientious objector [...]

Tallulah (2016) [Film Review]

Tallulah (2016) [Film Review]

Tallulah, first premiered at Sundance Film Festival before making it's release on Netflix in January 2016. Tallulah is a cosy and compelling story of motherhood, morality and personal growth, as written and directed by Sian Heder. The film is centred around a young, homeless drifter who unintentionally kidnaps a baby from a neglectful Beverley Hills housewife after seeking out [...]