Something I Outlined and Started Writing, but now am Unsure

“Fuck.” She glanced towards the window across the room. It was a large glass one, light seeping into the café and making its patrons glow yellow among the sunset. She also appreciated the ambience here, being a quiet break from the bustling city outside. She propped her arm up on the table, head resting in … Continue reading Something I Outlined and Started Writing, but now am Unsure

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