Exploring Northern Ireland’s conflict through the lens of film

Studying films surrounding the Troubles has helped me grasp what the violence was all about.

Getting up close + personal with “Trainspotting” and “Filth”

Looks like my cinephilia really does follow me everywhere. Visiting Scotland gave me the chance to meditate on my love for James McAvoy and Irvine Welsh’s legacy.

‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ thoroughly roasts Americans and that’s OK

Watching the new ‘Kingsman’ film abroad was an absolute delight.

Investigating national identity through dialogue in “The Limey”

(or: the joys of English-American culture shock.)