Film discussion of the week-NZIFF films

Here’s my take on some NZIFF films that I watched on streaming services in the UK. Unfortunately, the festival rentals were only available to people living in NZ which kept my choices quite limited. I have reviewed Yummy, Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway, and Relic for this week’s film discussion. Yummy Release…

Film discussion of the week

This week I am looking at some edgy, thought-provoking films: Under the Silver Lake, On Body and Soul, Suspiria(1977 and 2018), and The Neon Demon. Under the Silver Lake Release Date: May 15, 2018( Cannes) Under The Silver Lake is a joy ride through the complexities of Hollywood life, which is more about the journey…

Film discussion of the week

This week’s film discussion will look at Ford vs Ferrari, Onward, Call Me By Your Name, Emma, and The Farewell. All of my discussions and reviews are spoiler-free as I want my readers to watch these films and garner their own opinions as well as getting all they can from their viewing experience.   Ford…

Film discussion of the week

This week’s film discussion will focus on The Platform, Climax, Gerald’s Game, Colour Out of Space, The Endless, Compliance, and Animals. The Platform One of the best original stories I have encountered in a long time, this thriller bordering on horror directed by Galder Gaztelu -Urrutia highlights the problems associated with unequal resource allocation. Based…

Lily takes on the film discussion of the week

I am starting this weekly section of my blog because I love film as an art form and want to bring my views on films to light. I want my readers to go and watch these films for themselves and determine what they got from each of them. These are my opinions and my recommendations…

Lily takes on a cycling city

When you first arrive in Copenhagen you are greeted by the sound of turning wheels. There are hardly any cars on the roads as the people have decided that bikes are way more democratic, egalitarian and environmentally sustainable. With a fantastic culture of biking and sustainability, Copenhagen remains one of the most well organized European…

Lily takes on travels to Bath

When you hear about Bath statements like the most beautiful place in the UK and Unesco world heritage site are uttered. As you walk through this amazing city it is nothing short of stunning. Founded as a spa by the Romans in the 1st century AD this picturesque city is filled with roman baths and…

Lily takes on Parisian tourist attractions

The excitement you feel when you arrive for the first time in the glamorous, sophisticated city that is Paris is unparalleled. Here’s a guide on how to take on the main attractions and make the most of your time here: Disneyland Paris You grew up with and immersed yourself in the world of Disney films….

Lily takes on the Marais district

Le Marais is the heart of Paris. There is nothing as intrinsically Paris as sitting at a cafe, enjoying a coffee and gazing out at the scenes that unfold. I did just that in Le Marais, enjoying a cafe au lait as I people watched my first day there. It really is a spectacular neighbourhood, containing…