‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’: on stars that refuse to fade

It is in his restriction, his unwavering refusal to break his strong front, that the performance is so resoundingly moving. And it is something to behold. If for any reason you decide to watch Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, it should be for Jamie Bell’s performance.… Read More ‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’: on stars that refuse to fade

“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” captures the heart of adolescence 

Coming-of-age Dramas are, in my opinion, of the most difficult genres to tackle for movie-makers. These films are a culmination of a number of very fragile elements that, if executed improperly, will surely compromise the quality and authenticity of the final product. And seldom have directors succeeded in making a film that speaks to its… Read More “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” captures the heart of adolescence 

From one heart to another: a review of “The Fault in Our Stars” 

There are a lot of people out there who will tell you a lot of different things about author John Green, from whom we’ve seen books such as Paper Towns, Will Greyson, will greyson, and Looking For Alaska, among others. As an aspiring YA novelist myself (one can dream), he is one of the mainstream… Read More From one heart to another: a review of “The Fault in Our Stars”