James Douglas (Aaron Taylor-Johnson): I serve Robert Bruce; join us to free our land.
Outlaw King begins with the beautiful shot of a candle burning which I believe is symbolic in the way it represents the continuing fire burning within the Scottish people to revolt against the occupying English army. This symbol could be likened to the context of Scottish Independence today in modern politics with Scotland’s candle still burning…..
As a child, I absolutely loved The Grinch. I would watch it nightly before bed, sometimes not even at Christmas. But one day, for some reason it all changed. I don’t quite remember how or why, but somewhere between childhood and teenagerdom, I became absolutely terrified of the fluffy green bastard. Continue reading “The Grinch, 2018 Movie Review” »
Love, My Way in a Northern Town follows Rosanna, a 17 year old brought up in a middle to high class family, Her parents made their money in the mining industry which is now beginning to decline with the rise of Thatcherism. As an English girl trying to fit into Scottish society, Rosanna struggles when she falls in love with a boy from a working class family. As they bond over their shared taste of music, they realise they’re more similar than they thought in 1980’s Glasgow.