The Tree of Life: review

In East of Eden Steinbeck writes that there are two categories of people: those who are destroyed by death, whose world ‘does not have death as a member [in it]’ (347), and … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Birdman, review: ‘the real spectacle is backstage, and it’s not a pretty show’

From loud chaotic drumbeats – evoking the anticipation of a major event – to rigorous and unglamorous backstage combating, staging a play on a Broadway stage is anything but for … Continue reading

March 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

I Am Michael, review: ‘not your regular LGBT tale’

I saw I Am Michael at the Berlinale; a film that to my surprise turned out to be one of the best things that I have seen at the festival. Firstly, … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘Are the only silences left the rotten ones?’

A question that has been on my mind for quite some time now: why are we so afraid to embrace silence? Why is it so hard to do? In a … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

‘One apple at a time is all it takes’

Health, what does that mean? To me it signifies a feeling where I’m grounded in my body. It’s a point where I find no excessive weight dragging me down to pure exhaustion – that … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · 4 Comments