Selah and the Spades – Review

If there is one thing we know from the movies, it is that American High Schools have factions. They train people to adapt to ‘house’ life in universities and then condition them to be ruthless business leaders or media moguls. You don’t necessarily make your own faction; you might inherit it and feel obliged to keep it going like some bad tradition. However, it shapes … Continue reading Selah and the Spades – Review

Love, Simon – Review

Same sex love stories in American cinema are traditionally the province of independent films. There have been films that have crossed over, notably 2005’s Brokeback Mountain starring Jake Gyllenhaal and the late Heath Ledger. Essentially, Hollywood relegates gay characters to the supporting cast, or presents them in a farcical setting, notably in the Robin Williams-Nathan Lane box office hit, The Birdcage (1996). Love, Simon, adapted … Continue reading Love, Simon – Review