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― Charles William Eliot

Travel Diary Rome

Travel Diary: Rome 2014

2014 was a milestone year. It was the final year of university and I was at a period of time where I was sure yet unsure of what I wanted to do. I was also starting to get itchy about wanting more life experience under my belt. Imagine my surprise when this trip came about as part of a volunteer… Read more →

[Media Invite] Movie Review: Mustang

Title: Mustang Loved it Graded Genre: Drama Director: Deniz Gamze Ergüven Actors: Güneş Nezihe Şensoy, Doğa Zeynep Doğuşlu, Tuğba Sunguroğlu Country: France/Turkey/Germany, 2015 Language: In French with English subtitles In a village in northern Turkey, Lale and her four sisters are walking home from school, playing innocently with some boys. The immorality of their play sets off a scandal with unexpected consequences. The family home is… Read more →

[Media Invite] Movie Review: Tokyo Anyway

Title: Tokyo Anyway Loved it Graded Genre: Contemporary Director: Camille Meynard Actors: Benjamin Ramon, Violette Pallaro, Antojo Country: Belgium, 2013 Language: In French with English subtitles Camille, Faustine, Armel and Félix are four friends living and working in Brussels. In a single day, each of them arrive at a turning point in their lives. The film shows a generation’s struggle in building careers and families. With… Read more →

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[Media Invite] Movie Review: The Canterville Ghost (Le Fantôme de Canterville)

Title: The Canterville Ghost (Le Fantôme de Canterville) Loved it Graded Genre: Comedy Director: Yann Samuell Screenwriter: Yann Samuell Actors: Audrey Fleurot, Michaël Youn, Michèle Laroque Elements: Drama, Fantasy Ghost Aliénor of Canterville, a brazen and brilliant 18th-century noblewoman and feminist ahead of her time, soul damned to the earth because she would yield to no man, has been ever since haunting her isolated old castle… Read more →