Book vs Film Culture TV

Book vs. TV: Daisy Jones and the Six

In the leap from book to television, Daisy Jones and the Six retains its original format as a series of interviews, now taking the form of a mockumentary. The first three episodes are necessary but slow. However, the show refuses to dwell on series issues that deserve more time. For instance, Billy Dunne’s descent into […]

Culture Film

The Guilty: Review

Rating – ⭐⭐⭐ Hollywood has a history of disappointing remakes of foreign-language films. Whilst a select few manage to equal the original, many, like Downhill (a remake of the Swedish comedy-drama Force Majeure) and The Grudge (a reimagining of J-horror classic Ju-On: The Grudge), fail to capture the magic of the non-English original. Others, perhaps even […]

Film Reviews

Logan Lucky

Having proven he knows how to handle the heist movie with his Ocean’s Trilogy, director Steven Soderbergh makes his return to a genre that has become all too stale in recent times with Logan Lucky, a film that centres around two hillbilly brothers from North Carolina who decide to pull off a heist during a […]