An Education (2009)

If people die the moment that they graduate, then surely it’s the things we do beforehand that count. Lone Scherfig directs this film starring Carey Mulligan  in the ‘coming of age film’ about the bright and beautiful girl who has aspirations to read English  at Oxford. However, when the charming older man David (Peter Sarsgard)… Continue reading An Education (2009)

The Great Gatsby (2013)

I hope she’ll be a fool – that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool. Baz Luhrmann’s  drama film based on F Scott Fitzgerald ‘s novel of the same name is one of my personal favourites. It begins in 1929 when  Nick Carraway (played by Toby Maguire) is… Continue reading The Great Gatsby (2013)