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Interstellar: The Story of Love

Interstellar: The Story of Love

I think Interstellar might be one of my favourite films of all time. I’ve seen it three or four times now and each time I find it enriching to watch. This film is coated in physics and chemistry with tons of sci-fi goodness, yet at […]

Ex Machina: A different kind of Eden

Ex Machina: A different kind of Eden

This post contains some spoilers. Ex Machina is a fascinating film that plunges its viewers into the world of man & machine, creator & creation. The dynamic between the two is rather intriguing and echoes a version of Eden that feels familiar and also slightly alien […]

Traces of Hope in Game of Thrones

Traces of Hope in Game of Thrones

The world of Game of Thrones is a bleak, cold, dark arena. Most likeable characters are killed off too quickly and the ones that have cruelty in their veins seem to keep death at arm’s length. As a fan of this series, I do wonder […]

Thoughts on contextualisation | Part 2

Thoughts on contextualisation | Part 2

  Read Part 1 here. 1.Going to the places of worship in the city. It might be surprising to think of there being places to worship in our city, especially as our culture bends towards secularism. Yet people still worship and create things to worship, […]

Blue Jasmine & the Delusion of the Matrix

Blue Jasmine & the Delusion of the Matrix

“It’s just an accident that we happen to be on earth, enjoying our silly little moments, distracting ourselves as often as possible so we don’t have to really face up to the fact that we’re just temporary people. You can distract yourself a billion different […]

Inside Out & the Place of Sadness

Inside Out & the Place of Sadness

*There are a few spoilers* In the film Inside Out we meet two emotions that seem totally opposed to one another; joy and sadness. They live inside an 11-year-old girls head called Riley. It turns out that Joy doesn’t want Sadness anywhere near Riley’s memories. […]

My Thoughts on the Film Noah

My Thoughts on the Film Noah

 It has been a rather interesting few years for the rise of biblical stories on the big screen. We have had The Passion of Christ, Exodus:Gods and Kings and Noah. There are often mix feelings about these films because they don’t tend to stick to […]

Prometheus: A Cold Creator

Prometheus: A Cold Creator

In the opening scene of Prometheus we meet our creator and the origins of life on earth begin to unfold in a brutal way. The rest of the film is about humanity trying to connect with their creator and understand the Origin of life on […]

Ender’s Game: Loving the Enemy

Ender’s Game: Loving the Enemy

“In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him” *Spoilers alert Ender is no typical teenager. He has been selected to save the world from a deadly race of […]