Stand by Me (Review)

Stand by Me is one of the three greatest film adaptions of Stephen King novels, up there with Shawshank Redemption, and The Green Mile. It is one of the great heavyweights of Stephen King adaptions, and yet, couldn’t be more different from either of them. At its heart Stand by Me is a true coming-of-age film celebrating pre-adolescent camaraderie and adventure. Thirty-three years later this Oscar and Golden Globe nominated film still stands strong.

Forget Me Not (Review)

Deserving of a greater deal of recognition Forget Me Not is a British romantic drama which does not disappoint. Directed by a duo of also rather unknown British directors, Alexander Holt and Lance Roehrig, this film conveys an incredible amount of various emotions through strong performances from its leading actors creating a work of intense…

Première Année (Review)

Funny, inspiring, heartwarming, Première Année achieves this roller coaster of emotions along with proving an acurate insight into the current educational problems within the context of an unlikely friendship in the first year of a French medical school. Benjamin (William Lebghil) is fresh out of high-school and ready to tackle his first year of medical…

The Squid and The Whale (Review)

Divorces are never an easy process, especially when there are children involved. Noah Baumbach’s 2005 masterpiece The Squid and The Whale provides us with such an example as the members of the Berkman family attempt to settle into their new lives post-divorce. Noah Baumbach is most famous for his later works such as Frances Ha…