We Summon the Darkness

Or: Hey! I love this song! Let us prey. Film: We Summon the Darkness (2019) Director: Marc Meyers Cast: Alexandra Daddario, Amy Forsyth, Maddie Hasson *Spoilers* Three best friends embark on a road trip to a heavy-metal show, where they bond with three aspiring musicians and head off to one of the girls’ country home…

I Care a Lot

Or: Do I Though? “I’ve been poor. It doesn’t agree with me.” Film: I Care a Lot (2020) Director: J Blakeson Cast: Rosamund Pike, Peter Dinklage, Eiza González, Dianne Wiest *Spoilers* A crooked legal guardian who drains the savings of her elderly wards meets her match when a woman she tries to swindle turns out…

Roads

So Boris has released the government’s road map back to normality and it’s with mixed feelings that I contemplate what it means. If all goes according to plan, all social restrictions will be lifted by 21 June. That’s four months away. Which seems like ages but is also not that long at all. Could the…

Spring reading list

Reading this year is going pretty well. Apart from Netflix and chilling (more Netflix honestly), there’s not a lot else to do. Maybe I should be planning my life in preparation for being allowed back into it, or organising the home but I literally can’t be arsed. You’re lucky if I put the washing away…

Rafiki

Or: Fuck Your Unhappy Ending Film: Rafiki (2018) Director: Wanuri Kahiu Cast: Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva *Spoilers* TW: Violence against women “Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives,” but Kena and Ziki long for something more. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety. Kena works…