Review: Maggie’s Plan

Director: Rebecca Miller Stars: Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore I've been thinking of drawing up bingo cards for the genre staples of the New York indie relationship dramedy. A box full of boxes each one containing a different recognisable trope. The studio apartment. The academic novelist. The charming park bench scene. Piles of books. The … Continue reading Review: Maggie’s Plan

Review: Me And Earl And The Dying Girl

Watching Me And Earl And The Dying Girl, I sort of came to realise how vampires in movies and literature have always felt when they come upon a mirror or reflective surface. The film charts a year or so in the life of teenage Greg (Thomas Mann), a narcissistic self-hating clique-skirting amateur filmmaker whose main character trait … Continue reading Review: Me And Earl And The Dying Girl