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.


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

Last updated: 09/02/2024

The simplicity of the everyday: a Perfect Days review

Wim Wenders’ introspective feature was nominated for Best International feature film at the Oscars this year. How many bad days have you had? Probably quite a lot. You’re probably thinking about a recent bad day right now. Okay, on the reverse of that – how many good days have you

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Glasgow Film Festival 2024: The Dead Don’t Hurt

Viggo Mortensen’s second endeavour as director has landed him and his film at the Glasgow Film Festival. A woman on her deathbed sheds her last tear as the light leaves her eyes. A man – presumably her husband – checks for her pulse and upon finding none, closes her eyes

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Glasgow Film Festival 2024: Love Lies Bleeding

Rose Glass’ Sundance stunner graces Glasgow screens for it’s UK premiere. Humans are scared of the dark because we’re scared of what could be hiding there, of the horror our imagination cooks up for us; conversely, we’re scared of ourselves, of what we can become. Enter Albuquerque, New Mexico; flat

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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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