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Thoughts On: Their Finest

Their Finest is one of a seemingly numerous number of World War 2-related films being released this year. However, it is one that takes the attention away from fighting and politics and toward the ‘ordinary’ people’s war effort. It follows Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton), a one-time secretary who finds herself writing propaganda war films alongside… Continue reading Thoughts On: Their Finest

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Thoughts On: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures contains the one thing I never thought would truly grip me as a central component of a story…maths. However, this story of three trailblazing black women at NASA in the early 1960s is massively entertaining from start to finish. The film follows Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), a mathematician whose calculations launch rockets; Dorothy… Continue reading Thoughts On: Hidden Figures

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A Year in Review: 2016

2016 was a bit of a year.  From political decisions that shook the long-standing beliefs I’ve had about other people, to losing my Gran and many icons that I’ve grown-up loving (Carrie Fisher, George Michael, David Bowie), it’s one that I’ll be happy to see the back of. However, lots of pretty great stuff happened this… Continue reading A Year in Review: 2016

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Magic, Nostalgia & Fantastic Beasts

This past weekend, I went to see Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them. I’ll be honest and say I wasn’t really excited about seeing it. I felt like it was potentially a bit of a cash-grab, especially after being pretty unwhelmed by reading Cursed Child. However, a Potter-mad housemate and Eddie Redmayne’s face got me into my local cinema.… Continue reading Magic, Nostalgia & Fantastic Beasts