Film

All Hail The Heat

Let’s put aside the politics for a moment that accompanied the release of┬áThe Heat┬álast month. Let’s put aside the fact that this is the only female fronted film to receive a wide release this summer. Let’s forget that if it had performed poorly, Hollywood would have used it for years as the shining example of …

Of Life and Tall Tales

After spending last week catching up with my favourite book, it was only fitting that this afternoon I turned on the television and happened upon one of my all time favourite movies. Big Fish, directed by Tim Burton, is to date the only film I’ve seen twice on the big screen in the same day, …

Unbroken Bonds

The bond between a mother and daughter may be one of the strongest forces in the world. These bonds rarely yield to external forces such as time, distance, or separation, and the subject of mothers and daughters has provided inspiration for countless artists over the centuries. These relationships that women forge are complex, layered, and …