Kendrick Lamar: Damn

Posted Posted in Music Writing, Writings

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Kendrick Lamar stated that: ‘My focus is ultimately going back to my community and the other communities around the world where they’re doing the groundwork. To Pimp a Butterfly was addressing the problem. I’m in a space now where I’m not addressing the problem anymore.’ To Pimp a Butterfly was huge […]

À bout de souffle (Breathless)

Posted Posted in Film, Writings

“What’s your great ambition?” “To become immortal, and then die.” Fifty-seven years ago, on 17th March 1960, Jean-Luc Godard’s debut, Breathless, was released. One of the first great French new-wave films, it served to redefine the boundaries of story-telling through film. It boasts an innovative visual style which is, even to this day, fresh and striking. It is […]

Reflections on Tarantino’s Retirement

Posted Posted in Film, Uncategorized, Writings

Over the course of his career, Quentin Tarantino has more than left his mark. His eight feature films spanning twenty-four years have left a trail of blood, profanity and style as far as the eye can see, permanently changing the landscape of modern cinema. With the recent announcement of his retirement, here’s a look back […]