A WRINKLE IN TIME

Disney’s live action films haven’t done so great as of late, but whilst I was still sceptical about their latest one, I was holding onto some hope for A Wrinkle in Time. Adapted from the book by Madeleine L’Engle, it was producer Catherine Hand, who loved the book as a child and had desperately wanted to […]

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LETS TALK ABOUT WHITE PRIVILEGE

Today, March 21st is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It’s an important day, and one that should not be swept under the rug, though I don’t expect to see it trending on Twitter this evening. Why? We don’t like talking about race. A big majority of that “we” is white people. And the […]

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ANNIHILATION

If you’ve missed it, here comes the latest Netflix stir – Annihilation. Original intended for a worldwide cinema release, it was pulled from overseas showings and sold to Netflix instead, leaving only the US with it showing in cinemas. It’s directed and written by Alex Garland, with Natalie Portman in the lead with a supporting […]

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THE 21 BEST CHARACTERS IN BUFFY

This past weekend has featured two very special days – yesterday was twenty one years to the day since Buffy the Vampire Slayer first aired, and today is Mother’s Day! So to combine the two in celebration – please welcome my Mum for a little discussion about our twenty one favourite characters, from our favourite […]

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RATATOUILLE: 2018 FILM CHALLENGE

We made it to week ten!! Yay!! This week’s theme is…. A film with a non- human main character. So, I finally caught up with a Disney Pixar film I’ve somehow never seen before: Ratatouille. If you’re not familiar, it’s about two beings with big dreams, both of which are unattainable. One is a young […]

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WOMEN WHO INSPIRE ME

It’s international women’s day! So I think it’s about right that I celebrate the amazing relationships I have with so many incredible women. Emily and Tara These women were my absolute rocks during some very rocky years in my life. I met both of them in sixth form, when I went to a new school where […]

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CULTURE, FOOD & SIGHTSEEING IN ROME

I have recently returned from the most rewarding, enriching and soul affirming trip to Rome, Italy. My all time favourite film (if you haven’t heard) is Roman Holiday, with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck from 1953. It was Audrey’s very first lead role and the one that won her an Academy Award for her performance […]

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