Dim the Spotlight on… Carrie Fisher [#6]

THIS IS A SERIES ON MY BLOG WHICH CONSISTS OF ME LOOKING BACK AT ARTISTS I LOVE AND/OR HAVE INFLUENCED ME THAT ARE UNFORTUNATELY NO LONGER ALIVE. THEY MAY NOT HAVE NECESSARILY DIED DUE TO THEIR MENTAL HEALTH ILLNESS/ES, BUT DURING THEIR LIVES THEY SUFFERED FROM ONE OR MORE. Today, 27th December 2017, would be…

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Reasons to love Princess Leia

It's hard being a Princess... just ask any other princess out there about that. Despite being royalty, it's tough to claim power... that is, unless you take charge of that power yourself. Leia Organa, the OG Star Wars heroine, is one princess who takes charge, and then some. In a world filled with complacent and passive…

I watched the Star Wars movies for the first time ever. This is my honest account.

I'm 23 years old, a big-arse cinephile who studied film for a year at Uni, who loves anything scifi-related... ... but has never watched the Star Wars movies. until now. For me this was a cultural rite of passage, and something I should have done years ago. But alas, procrastination won that battle. To my peers who…