I wish I could aptly express in words the impact 2016’s smash anime hit, Your Name, had on me, but this movie was so unbelievably stunning in every way that I feel slightly lost for words altogether. I’m a long-standing and huge fan of Studio Ghibli and Miyazaki’s near-perfect gems, but when the end credits … Continue reading Your Name – A work of perfection?
It's the modern-day live action retelling of one of my favourite childhood tales, featuring one of my favourite actors as the wonderful Belle herself, but did it live up to expectation? The answer is quite simply - Yes. The moment the film opened with the familiar musical introduction around the village I was hooked, a … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast
As you've probably noticed, March has been a quiet month for me, but even though I haven't been posting, that doesn't mean I've completely forgotten my responsibilities. Finally, I'm freed up and motivated enough to get the juices flowing again and write a short post. My March has pretty much been the month of books, … Continue reading Escape to Fantasy Land
During my week to myself, I was always going to end up having some dates with Netflix, and the other night I decided to have a break from the constant stream of Pretty Little Liars that has been gracing my screen recently. I was flicking through my Netflix list, looking for a film to try, … Continue reading The Fundamentals of Caring
A few nights ago I watched The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, an animated film from the incredible minds at Studio Ghibli. While it was quite a sad story, it was also just simply beautiful, and really made an impression on me. Most people have at least heard of Spirited Away, and My Neighbour Totoro … Continue reading The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
I never got round to reading Gone Girl among all the hype when it was released, and I never saw the film either, and yet I recently found myself with a copy, thinking I might as well give it a go to see what all the fuss was about. Honestly, I was kind of disappointed. … Continue reading Gone Girl: A Review
GONE - By Adam Croft [Buy Here] I have mixed feelings about this short story. I decided to give it a read on a lunch break at work, and it’s really left me thinking, wondering, not only about what might happen next but as what I’ve just read in general. The narrative structure is built … Continue reading Gone: A Review