The Girl on the Train: the most anticipated thriller of the year

The Girl on the Train: the most anticipated thriller of the year

The world oozed excitement on hearing that Paula Hawkins’s best selling thriller novel was being adapted for a film. Anticipating the translation of words to moving pictures many have been left disappointed at Tate Taylor’s version of The Girl on the Train. Having devoured the pages of her novel myself, I must admit critics have a [...]

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‘Are you a player or a watcher?’ Nerve; the must see movie of the summer

‘Are you a player or a watcher?’ Nerve; the must see movie of the summer

For a while now, nothing at the cinema has been particularly striking. Nothing has broken boundaries or had the ability to leave a lasting impression on audiences, the very component that fuels the cinema industry. Nothing has impressed, until the release of  ‘Nerve’. With a fantastic combination of romance, modernization, and thrill, this movie has [...]

The feminist façade: merely a seasonal trend or a monumental force waiting to break 2016?

The feminist façade: merely a seasonal trend or a monumental force waiting to break 2016?

2015 has been a historic year for the feminist cause with women in film acting as the poster campaign for the gender equality movement. However, line-ups for 2016 are not appearing all that positively in the favour of the feminist warriors.   The silver screen churned out powerful female performances both on screen and perhaps [...]