Serie review: It’s a sin

Serie review: It’s a sin

The 1980s has arrived, the soft orange and brown 70s are replaced by flashy neon, electronic synth beats and shoulder padding. It was an era of change and new insights. The neoliberal economics arise in the form of Thatcherism and Reaganomics, the end of the...
Movie review: The half of it (2020)

Movie review: The half of it (2020)

Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help winning over a popular girl. But their new and unlikely friendship gets complicated when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl. One of the things I most dislike...
Movie review: And then we danced (2019)

Movie review: And then we danced (2019)

A Georgian love dance between two men. Merab is a young dancer with a big dream: to be a professional dancer of the traditional Georgian dance in the National Georgian Dance group. With the auditions coming up Merabs world is turned upside down with the arrival of the...
Book review The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai (2019)

Book review The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai (2019)

A novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for a Chicago art gallery, is about to pull off a coup, bringing an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings. Yet as his career begins to flourish, the...