By Mollie Campbell Yesterday, on May 24th, Bob Dylan turned 80 years old, and I thought it only fitting to publish an article celebrating his life, music, artistry and the relentless presence he has sown into the fabric of popular culture over the last 60 years. He is one of my favourite musicians, and hasContinue reading “As Bob Dylan turns 80, let us celebrate his life, music, and invigorating artistic integrity that has defined his career and inspired the minds of multiple generations.”
You will start to feel light once more, you will see the vibrant colours painted in each day, you will hear laughter again, you will find joy in things as you did before, within the calming stillness of a tranquil morning, the suspended glide of a bird in flight, or in the sun as it continues to rise and fall with each eternal breath it takes.
We get to see through rose tinted glasses and travel to a time in which small town America was in the midst of a utopia, prices were lower, the roads smoother, soda sweeter, lawns greener and the sun shone brighter, America in its splendour.
By Mollie Campbell Director: Todd Phillips Genre: Psychological Thriller Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy Rating: 9/10 Disturbing, moving, sad, violent, profound – all of these words could be used to describe Joker, the Taxi Driver of its generation. Comic book fan or not, chances are you’ve either seenContinue reading “Joker – Movie Review.”
By Mollie Campbell Show: Outer banks Genre: Teen, Drama, Mystery Cast: Chase Stokes, Madison Bailey, Jonathan Daviss, Rudy Pankow, Madelyn Cline Rating: 5/10 Outer Banks is a coming-of-age, murder mystery show. The lovechild of Beverly Hills: 90210 and Dawson’s Creek. Or The Goonies meets a much less interesting version of Bloodline. Set in the OuterContinue reading “Netflix’s ‘Outer Banks’ – Season 1 Review.”
By Mollie Campbell Genre: Drama, Comedy, Coming-of-age Created by: Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher Cast: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Darren Barnet, Ramona Young, Lee Rodriguez Rating: 9/10 **Contains Spoilers Never Have I Ever is a fresh new drama disguised as a comedy, it is funny, relatable and plunges far deeper into the pool ofContinue reading “Netflix’s ‘Never Have I Ever’ – Season 1 Review.”
By Mollie Campbell. Movie: The Sun Is Also a Star Genre: Teen Drama, Romantic-Comedy Director: Ry Russo-Young Cast: Yara Shahidi, Charles Melton, John Leguizamo Rating: 6/10 The Sun Is Also a Star, (adapted from the book written by Nicola Yoon), is the latest teen rom-com to land on Netflix. Initially, it screams cliché,Continue reading “The Sun Is Also a Star – Movie Review.”
By Mollie Campbell. When I woke up this morning, I didn’t think I would be in for a treat this big…a brand new Bob Dylan song. And after one listen through, it is, in my opinion, one of his greatest works since he burst onto the folk scene in the 60’s. As a lifelong fanContinue reading “Bob Dylan’s new chilling and retrospective song ‘Murder Most Foul’ and how it confirms the eternal genius of a masterful poet in a modern world.”
By Mollie Campbell Throughout this surreal period of self-isolation and social distancing, I have been re-reading some of my favourite poetry books/authors. Despite this pandemic, I don’t want to take this time for granted, so instead of going on social media/using technology every 10 minutes, I am going back to basics. We may not beContinue reading “After we make it to the other side of this pandemic, let us never take the beauty of life for granted again.”
By Mollie Campbell Whilst the back-catalogue of Johnny Cash is full of endless iconic songs and albums, the first thing that comes to my mind when thinking of the Man in Black is the album ‘At Folsom Prison’. Its zestful energy, the courage behind the creation, its indescribable infectious spirit…all results in a 45Continue reading “Johnny Cash ‘At Folsom Prison’ album review – how the record has stood the test of time, and why its legacy will never be diminished.”