READ THIS BOOK. READ IT. IF YOU LIKE FAIRY TALES: READ IT. IF YOU LIKE MARGARET ATWOOD: READ IT. IF YOU LIKE BOOKS AT ALL: READ IT. YOU WILL LIKE IT. I PROMISE.
Hair Peace: It’s a nice sentiment (one of the better phrases popularized by John and Yoko) but how many of us really experience peace with our hair? It’s not easy, even though from what I can gather most of the contributors to this site are at various places on their various paths to accepting their […]
Andrea Arnold’s second film, Fish Tank, is hailed for its gritty-realism, its claustrophobic portrayal of a young girl’s life at an Essex “council estate” (or “the projects” in the U.S.). The film is heart-breaking and poignant, and a refreshing change from Hollywood movies in which rich people complain about rich people problems.
There’s a strange phenomenon that is a sad combination of naivetÃ© and nostalgia. I see it often on social media. Let’s call it the Midnight in Paris effect, and just as in that film, if you could go back in time, your idolization of that time period would disappear pretty quickly.