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Did We Judge ‘The Goldfinch’ Too Harshly?

When I first watched The Goldfinch I, like many others, was incredibly disappointed with how it turned out. What was once a film that had everything going for it—a big name director in John Crowley, a great ensemble cast, literary merit in its source material—became nothing more than boring Oscar bait and a critical and […]Read More

Film Review: The Goldfinch

Prescient of its awful box-office opening and the swarm of terrible reviews, I went to see one of my most anticipated films of the year, The Goldfinch, with plenty of trepidation. Adapted for the screen from one of my favourite books – Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bildungsroman of the same name – by director John […]Read More

Film News: Five actors in the running to play Elvis

Given the sheer volume of musical biopics currently grabbing headlines in Hollywood at the moment, some good (Rocketman), some not so good (Bohemian Rhapsody), it doesn’t come as much of a surprise to learn that there’s a biopic on the way about the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll himself, Elvis Presley. Helming the film about […]Read More

Film News: First Image Of “West Side Story” Remake Released

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” has been a rallying cry lately amidst a torrent of poorly-received remakes of classic films. From Carrie to Annie and every Disney animation in-between, for some reason filmmakers love to churn out glossier re-makes of well-loved originals instead of penning original scripts. Will Steven Spielberg however, be the […]Read More

Film News: “The Goldfinch” Trailer Released

There is a small, vocal, and very protective fandom in the literary world who were both wary and excited when they found out that Donna Tartt’s third novel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Goldfinch, was being made into a film. The pint-sized writer penned the 800-page long story of art theft, grief and belonging in 2013, […]Read More