The Half Of It Review: Lonely, Intelligent Romance That Could Have Been Sharper

Among the sci-fi TV dramas and reality shows, Netflix has become known for teen romcoms – for better or worse. At their best, you get sweet, easy to watch movies like To All The Boys I Loved Before; at their worst, you end up with ill-thought-through, misogynistic tripe like The Kissing Booth. Putting The Half of It, a slow-burning teen dramedy from fresh new filmmaker … Continue reading The Half Of It Review: Lonely, Intelligent Romance That Could Have Been Sharper

Finishing A Film Studies Degree

Having had my third term at home, my exams canceled, and my graduation ceremony postponed, it feels like the almost three years of my film degree have ended with something of a whimper. So as an exercise in appreciating all that I’ve learned over the course of my time studying BA Film, instead of sitting around eating Dairy Milks and feeling sorry for myself, I’ve … Continue reading Finishing A Film Studies Degree

Tiger King Review – Stranger Than Fiction

This is the first time I’ve ever really reviewed a TV show, but honestly, I’m guessing that many have consumed Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness more like a long movie considering the spare time most people have at the moment. I, like so many before me, was lead down this path by a relentless string of memes – I needed to know who Joe Exotic was, … Continue reading Tiger King Review – Stranger Than Fiction