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Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody

Director Bryan Singer really did something incredible with this perfectly filmed, edited, choreographed, biography starring  Rami Malek amongst a whole lot of other notable names from Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey and all your classic British dramas. Bohemian Rhapsody, the enticing biography-drama-musical of the life and times of Freddie Mercury, lead […]

7 things I wish I knew before starting university

7 things I wish I knew before starting university

University is an incredible experience, especially if you’re the first person in your family to go. I was, and there are a few things I wish I had known before I headed off into the world by myself with nothing but three A-levels and a […]

Perspective

Perspective

Atlas Shrugged – Ayn Rand https://amzn.to/2QNDQQX   The Fountainhead – Ayn Rand https://amzn.to/2zeSE4l   We the Living – Ayn Rand https://amzn.to/2zgsRZg   Anthem – Ayn Rand https://amzn.to/2Bc3n0F   Thinking, Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman https://amzn.to/2QN3XXU   Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder – Nassim Nicholas Taleb https://amzn.to/2zfVohF   10% Happier: […]

Well-being

Well-being

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos – Jordan Peterson The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*uck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life – Mark Manson

Informative

Informative

A Briefer History of Time – Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow https://amzn.to/2OLgUjf   Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – Yuval Noah Harari https://amzn.to/2QNoA6m   Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow – Yuval Noah Harari https://amzn.to/2DFejGs   21 Lessons for the 21st Century – Yuval Noah Harari https://amzn.to/2PYLWsO […]

Contemporary Fiction

Contemporary Fiction

The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood Alias Grace – Margaret Atwood Leviathan – Paul Auster Sleeping Beauties – Stephen King & Owen King Northern Lights – Philip Pullman The Subtle Knife – Philip Pullman The Amber Spyglass – Philip Pullman

Classics

Classics

Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoevsky The Three Tales – Gustave Flaubert Indiana – George Sand

Maniac

Maniac

A limited and Netflix Original Mini-Series starring Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, Maniac is something like no other. This comedy-drama-sci-fi has a Blade Runner/Legion feel to it, with a futuristic dystopic vibe merged with an 80s Back to the Future-style mise-en-scène. If you’re up for a […]

The Children Act

The Children Act

The Children Act is a slow but provoking drama.  With contemporary issues of age (both young and “old”), religion, the British justice system and the complexities of marriage, work and life, don’t dismiss the crucial issues raised by director Richard Eyre as based on Ian […]

The Good Doctor

The Good Doctor

If you think that this is just another medical drama that follows the personal lives of medical staff, you’re right, but be prepared to cry during every episode. The Good Doctor, starring and produced by child star Freddie Highmore, makes known the unnecessary prejudices of […]