Comparing Old Versions of a Draft

I was scrolling through my old files when I came across about copies of 3 variations of the same flash fiction idea. They’re pretty (see: very, very) bad and clearly I never ending up developing or editing them further than just what I wrote down, but I thought it was interesting reading back through them … Continue reading Comparing Old Versions of a Draft

4.1 MILES: IT WOULD HAVE BEEN EASIER TO RIP OUT MY HEART

Watching anything refugee related will always be hard. Honestly, I don’t really have much to say about 4.1 Miles… It’s just so real, and very raw… This short film follows the commander of the small Greek island Lesbos’ Coast Guard ship that is charged with saving the lives of thousands of refugees. And it’s hard … Continue reading 4.1 MILES: IT WOULD HAVE BEEN EASIER TO RIP OUT MY HEART

CITY OF GOD: DIFFICULT TO WATCH, BUT IMPOSSIBLE TO LOOK AWAY FROM

“In the poverty-stricken favelas of Rio de Janeiro in the 1970s, two young men choose different paths. Rocket (Alexandre Rodrigues) is a budding photographer who documents the increasing drug-related violence of his neighbourhood. José ‘Zé’ Pequeno (Leandro Firmino da Hora) is an ambitious drug dealer who uses Rocket and his photos as a way to … Continue reading CITY OF GOD: DIFFICULT TO WATCH, BUT IMPOSSIBLE TO LOOK AWAY FROM

GHIBLI CHALLENGE DAY 9: FAVOURITE MAIN MALE CHARACTER

“I understand. You'll live in the forest, and I'll help rebuild Irontown.” - Ashitaka, Princess Mononoke Ashitaka. Before I watched Princess Mononoke I was expecting a more traditionally ‘masculine’ male protagonist. But I was so happy and glad when he was actually the more level-headed, emotionally mature and encouraging of talking and understand others before … Continue reading GHIBLI CHALLENGE DAY 9: FAVOURITE MAIN MALE CHARACTER