The film Minari is about the specific and the universal. It’s about the specificity of being a Korean dad in a family of four, trying to start a farm in rural Arkansas, a place you have never been before. On this farm, you want to grow vegetables which you are ultra-familiar with, and which remind…
Truth, lies, love and The Souvenir
It wasn’t the central relationship that I cared most deeply about in Joanna Hogg’s film The Souvenir.
A six-pack of reasons why you should go see Magic Mike XXL immediately
The plot of Magic Mike XXL is so barely-there that you could fit it in one tweet and still have enough characters left to create a witty hashtag: And yet, what appears at first glance to be a flimsy thong of a movie (a follow-up to 2012’s Magic Mike, which had arty Steven Soderberg at the helm) is so…
Pics: Oslo in winter
Brought my trusty Canon AE-1 to Oslo in January for a surprise tripped planned by my bestie and my sister. Ace.
Pics: Light, camera, light
Leaving the chateau French wedding Vicky in Galway light Galway Aoife & Niall’s wedding All pics taken on a Canon AE-1
Five reasons why I loved the film Spy
In a world where an ageing crow like James Bond can still catch a young worm (worm-an?), a comedic flick like Spy is a real treat for the noggin. This Paul Feig (the lad responsible for Bridesmaids, Freaks and Geeks, and the forthcoming Ghostbusters movie) film is ostensibly about a mousey woman (Susan Cooper, played…
Pic: Sunset kisses love
Taken at my sister’s wedding in France, at sunset. Canon AE-1.
Pics: Barcelona, El Born, Barri Gotic
June 2014 Museu Frederic Mares Afternoon light
Pics: Vera Klute’s ‘Deadweight’
At the RHA Gallery in Dublin