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F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Tragic Autobiographer

The quote “how different it all is from what you’d planned” from Fitzgerald’s final, unfinished novel seems an apt way to summarise the author’s tumultuous life. Scarred by the class boundaries he was barred from crossing and only granted a brief refuge of success and happiness before yet more tragedy, one of the greatest authors of the 20th century lived amongst the very demons he wrote about.

Parasite: A New Classic

  A quick note before you start reading: I’ve kept this article free of any major spoilers, but I’d still definitely recommend going into the film completely blind before coming back to read this page. It won’t go anywhere, and I can assure you that

Review: The Laundromat

As crazy as the lawyers the movie portrays, The Laundromat is filled with Steven Soderbergh’s visual flairs and is fairly enjoyable- so long as you don’t have any money hiding in an offshore bank account.

Review: Joker

Joker has received its fair share of criticism from audiences and critics alike, but it’s the perfect antidote to superhero movie fatigue. So go on, put on a happy face.

Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp

Marvel’s take on ‘One man and his Ant’ spliced with ‘Mission Impossible’ is a refreshing pause from the all super team-ups we have been demanded to see by pop culture law.

Review: The Greatest Showman

It may surprise you to hear that Will Palmer can be a miserable soul, but he isn’t a miserable soul without good intent. What is this good intent? Well, you’ll just have to read his Greatest Showman review to find out.