Searching Eva – Fragments Festival

The world has been birthed a new. Though there are pressures from the far right to curtail to a more puritan landscape, there is a somewhat freeing blow coming from liberation. More people are expressing their love and who they are with sheer confidence. It is still a terrifying world – with brutality leering at every corner. But now, more than ever, a new generation … Continue reading Searching Eva – Fragments Festival

Red Cow – Fragments Festival Review

Sexuality and repression go hand in hand. There have been many movies that express how a religious upbringing could impact the mental-health and becoming of an LGBT youth. Even adults in films such as Disobedience struggle with sexual identity following strict religious views. It is perhaps a sad tale as old as time where many are repressed by their families and their puritan views. This … Continue reading Red Cow – Fragments Festival Review

How to Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World

The How to Train Your Dragon series has been delighting audiences since Viking Hiccup first captured, then befriended, his Night Fury dragon Toothless back in 2010. The story of Vikings first fighting, then living with the franchise’s brilliant selection of dragons, proved to be the stuff of childhood dreams. We again visited Hiccup in the film’s sequel that saw Toothless become the dragon Alpha and … Continue reading How to Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World

Green Book – Review

Green Book is definitely one of those movies that will take you entirely by surprise. The film’s premise and trailer, indeed, set up this white saviour reverse Driving Miss Daisy. Whilst the movie certainly has elements of this, it also goes beyond this. That’s because of the core real-life friendship at the centre of it. Directed by Peter Farrelly, who created Dumb and Dumber and … Continue reading Green Book – Review

Alice T – Fragments Festival Review

They say that teenagers scare the living shit out of me… That’s how the famous song goes – which is more of a rallying cry to adolescents and a mockery of adults who feel the sentiment. But as one gets older, with time frittering away whatever understanding an adult had over that hormonal stage of their lives, it’s easy to be somewhat fearful of the … Continue reading Alice T – Fragments Festival Review

Teen Spirit – Fragments Festival Review

By Sandra Collingham It is a tale as old as time. A young pop starlet dreams of fame and fortune with their singing and are soon thrust into the terrifying world. We’ve seen it over and over again in movies such as the recent Oscar winner A Star Is Born, and before that the 1976 A Star Is Born, and before that Judy Garland’s A … Continue reading Teen Spirit – Fragments Festival Review