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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Any film with the words ‘dying girl’ in its title is already setting you up for some sadness, yet somehow, despite all warnings, I still wasn’t prepared for how this film would affect me. It’s funny and absurd and unpredictable, even while treading familiar ground. It’s also deeply moving, particularly in the final act, which is made all the more upsetting for how lighthearted the … Continue reading Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

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While We’re Young

As a not very cool twenty-something honing that universal fear of the future in my tiny London flat, I was pretty excited for While We’re Young. A film about middle-aged people making friends with young hipsters and proving that life can continue to be fun? And they don’t have kids? This sounds great. Sadly, only some of my hopes were fulfilled. I really enjoyed it … Continue reading While We’re Young

Game of Thrones Recap: Season 5 Episode 2 ‘The House of Black and White’

Oh Cersei, Cersei, Cersei… Cersei’s worried about Marcella all of sudden, it never occurred to her before now that killing Oberyn might piss off the other Martells who have her daughter, so how are you going to deal with this situation? Bully your brother lover into just going and getting her back. Yep that’s it that’s the whole plan, just go and get her back. … Continue reading Game of Thrones Recap: Season 5 Episode 2 ‘The House of Black and White’

Game of Thrones Recap: Season 5, Episode 1 ‘The Wars to Come’

I’m so excited that Game of Thrones is back. I am a huge GOT fan (as evidenced in earlier post Most Badass Game of Thrones Girls) and what I found last monday after watching the season five premiere is that I have so many emotions and feels about this show and I needed a place where I can let it out. That is when I thought of the … Continue reading Game of Thrones Recap: Season 5, Episode 1 ‘The Wars to Come’