• Style Icon – Leonardo DiCaprio in Romeo + Juliet

    I don’t know about you, but I’m still hung up over Baz Lurhmann’s 1996 masterpiece, Romeo + Juliet. Young Claire Danes and a pre-Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio? Exquisite cinematography? An amazing 90’s-inspired soundtrack? A love story intertwined with a mafia crime family narrative? Original Shakespearean dialogue in a contemporary setting?...
  • The 2016 Cures For Your End Of Downton Abbey Blues

    Corsets, class and scandal – all the makings for a fantastic television series. For nearly six years now, audiences worldwide have been charmed by the characters and universal appeal of a particular well-loved show. For those of you out there, like me, who are devastated at the prospect of...
  • Scrapbook – Top 5 Recent Book-to-Film Adaptations

    Adapting a novel into a quality, well-structured, faithful film can be a difficult task, and one which directors often fail to execute, but when they do, we are left with artistic legacies of multimodal magnificence. With David Fincher’s latest success in bringing Gone Girl to the screen from Gillian...
  • Trailer Watch – 05/04/2013

    Trailer Watch returns this week with all-new footage from Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby, Only God Forgives, The Iceman, and the upcoming re-imagining of Stephen King’s Carrie. The Great Gatsby Moulin Rouge! director, Baz Luhrmann, returns in typical extravagant form with his take on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal 20th century text, The Great...
  • Review – Moulin Rouge

    Buried deep within the recesses of my mind, I had hoped that there it would remain until the day I drew my last breath. Unfortunately, the putrid face of Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge! has once again come to haunt us all with a re-release this day of St Valentine’s. As...