Snow in Midsummer

Gun shots. Blood smatters against a fluttering white flag. A young woman lay limp and lifeless. The execution is done. Returning their rifles to an upright position, three soldiers march toward the body. Without courtesy, the woman is hoisted to a sitting position. In a remarkable show of disrespect, one of the soldiers casually wields…

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Love in Hollywood

Romantic comedies. Ah, the genre we all have a soft spot for. We will proudly watch the classic When Harry Met Sally or Notting Hill, shamelessly imitating the famous orgasm scene in the diner or silently miming to ourselves ‘I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy…asking him to love me’, before bursting into tears.…

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Fifty Shades Blander

The uninspiring, unimaginative and unsexy expectations audiences set following Fifty Shades of Grey have unsurprisingly been met in this second instalment to the Fifty Shades trilogy. James Foley’s Fifty Shades Darker is a continuation of the first film’s sketchy plotline which serves only to link the film’s underwhelming and forgettable sex scenes.

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