• Al Pacino in Danny Collins, directed by Dan Fogelman

    Danny Collins – Film Review

    February 7, 2016 Blog

    Note: This is an analytical review which, by its very nature, includes spoilers.

    I watched Danny Collins with quiet optimism because rarely do I regret watching an Al Pacino film, and Annette Benning is an actress I’ve always keenly admired. I was also a big fan of Crazy, Stupid Love, so with Dan Fogelman at the helm as writer / director, my interest was definitely spiked. At the back of my mind, though, I knew this …


  • The Martian

    May 9, 2015 Blog

    The Story

    The journey of a lifetime ends with astronaut, Mark Watney, being left stranded on Mars. Assumed dead, he is left on this red planet with a life expectancy of 31 days. His mission has now become to survive – can he?

    My thoughts

    The Martian offers the perfect start. It completely intrigued me and captured my imagination; I was honestly hooked from the first page and drawn to the character’s humour.

    In the book, Mark Watney tells …