Review: Brooklyn

There’s a scene towards the beginning of Brooklyn where Saoirse Ronan, ie Eilis Lacey, folds her arms and watches her best friend cross the room to dance with a local lothario. Ronan’s head is frozen in a side-tilt, lips pursed, eyes glassy. She stands still and stiff. There is something about this moment that captures … More Review: Brooklyn

Review: Whiplash

Whiplash brings to life the myth of the unhinged music director and his tyrannical regime. Anyone who has been involved in music ensembles, or who has known musicians, has come across some shade of Terence Fletcher – the nazi-esque conductor of a Shaffer jazz ensemble, played frighteningly well by J.K. Simmons. But this film takes … More Review: Whiplash

Review: Wild

What’s not to love about the new craze of struggle-strength-and-redemption stories that have found their way into cinema? We’re all mad for inspiration, fitspiration, if you can believe it you can achieve it, be your best self, live every moment as if it’s your last, only god can judge, haters be hating, quitters gonna quit, … More Review: Wild