I’m the Film & TV Editor for the Glasgow Guardian.

What I cover

I write about film and culture as a whole, specifically international cinema and new releases.

Background

From Edinburgh originally, I’m a first year Film & TV student with a real passion for all things cinema.

Last updated: 09/02/2024

Grief, time and love: an All of Us Strangers review

In Andew Haigh’s All of Us Strangers, memories, grief, and queer love combine as one. Can we live in the past forever? When is it time to let go? Can we ever? These are all questions All of Us Strangers attempts to answer (or at least ponder). All of Us

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In Defense of the Long Runtime

How long is too long for a film’s runtime? Is there even a limit? I recently watched Edward Yang’s incredible Yi Yi, a lengthy tale documenting an upper middle class Taipei family in the 90’s. For three hours, I was part of the family itself, there to watch their failings

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The Top 10 Films of 2023

The very best films of last year, from Poor Things to Oppenheimer. 2023 has been a monumental year for cinema—both in the industry as well as the sheer volume of excellent films that have been released. I’ve had a great year digesting all the new releases—from Cocaine Bear to The

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Five Books on the Unreliable Narrator

From The Secret History to American Psycho, meet some of literature’s most infamous narrators Narrators in fiction aren’t always entirely trustworthy. Whether they mean it or not, the unreliable narrator is a cornerstone of psychological thrillers and dark academia alike, because of their ability to misguide a reader and to

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Mischief, mayhem, soap: Fight Club, 24 years on

The first rule of Fight Club is that you don’t talk about Fight Club. The second rule of Fight Club is that you don’t talk about Fight Club. 24 years on since its UK release, David Fincher’s Fight Club remains one of those films. Divisive, clever and a certified cult

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Pastor Ed: A Northern Irish take on Father Ted

Sean McConville, a film student at the University, has written and directed a parody of Father Ted Directed by Glasgow film student Sean McConville, Pastor Ed is a modern, fresh parody of the Irish Channel 4 show Father Ted. However, with one major difference; while Father Ted revolved around the

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The devil’s in the details: a scathing review of The Killer

David Fincher’s latest endeavour—The Killer—is another drop in Fincher’s bucket of mediocrity. David Fincher’s newest film, The Killer, is an unfortunate departure from his usual standard of craft. What used to differentiate Fincher from his peers was his range and variety. His catalogue, up until recently, was stellar. No one

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A definite and somewhat exhausting Saw ranking

Hello… I would like to rank some films It’s autumn, turning winter, and my love and appreciation for horror awakens once more. It’s not my favourite genre but when it starts getting dark early and the leaves metamorphosise to a spectrum of oranges and red, I really can’t help but

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It’s alive! A Poor Things review

Lanthimos’ big screen adaptation of Alasdair Gray’s novel is a steampunk dreamlike odyssey of liberation. Having seen a few of his other films, I was unsure where I stood with Yorgos Lanthimos. While I enjoyed his previous work (especially Killing of a Sacred Deer), The Favourite didn’t particularly impress me

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