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Hey everyone! This is just a little note to mark the fact that I just made my 50th post on this blog! Thank you to everyone who reads and follows this blog, it means a lot to me and I appreciate each and every response I get. I was hesitant to start blogging but every… Continue reading 50th post!
*Spoiler-Free Review* The phrase ‘confounded my expectations’ gets thrown around a lot, but truly, Blade Runner 2049 confounded my expectations. Given the standard model of the Hollywood blockbuster, action-heavy and emotionally-shallow (read: calculated to rake in the most cash), I was very pleasantly surprised when I found myself having to actively try to make… Continue reading Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
I’m not a big fan of reality television. I dislike the way it pretends to be an unfiltered representation of ‘real life’, when everyone watching knows perfectly well that it’s about as authentic as a soap opera. I get annoyed at formulaic set ups which try to pass themselves off as uniquely exciting, and generally… Continue reading Channel 4’s Hunted: Light-hearted entertainment or insidious propaganda?
Exactly what it says on the tin. 1) Dressed in black from head to toe (with guns hidden under his petticoats) “a man in black” 2) Has his own ‘evil double’ in Mr Tulkinghorn, a lá Batman and the Joker 3) Extremely competent at his job, perhaps even a ‘master detective’? 4) Prone to… Continue reading The Bucket-is-Batman List
Radio Silence is a wonderful book that exactly captures what it feels like to be me. Or at least what it has felt like, at times. Obviously not in every single aspect (never have I been so thankful for my school friends, with whom I have had many a serious discussion about which Harry Potter character… Continue reading Radio Silence by Alice Oseman