“Do not despair; one of the thieves was saved. Do not presume; one of the thieves was damned.” This is how writer/director John Michael McDonagh opens Calvary (2014), his latest feature film. Without having any previous knowledge of the quote, I kept pondering its importance throughout the majority of the film, attributing its possible meaning […]Read more "Calvary (2014) – “I Think Forgiveness Has Been Highly Underrated”"
I like to listen to music while I write, no matter the form. From song lyrics to research papers, it’s normal for me to listen to music to find inspiration and a calm space where I can focus, and I’m sure the same goes for many of you. Because my musical interests are vast, I […]Read more "Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) – Immersed In and Standing Out Amongst the Rust"