Why I Love Little Miss Sunshine

*spoilers ahead* The 2006 dark comedy, Little Miss Sunshine, revolves around a working-class and quirky family embarking on a road trip throughout the American southwest to get the family's youngest member, Olive, to a beauty pageant. As one of my favorite screenplays (it won the Oscar that year!) in recent years, I'll be honest, writing … Continue reading Why I Love Little Miss Sunshine

Why the “Cool Girl” monologue in Gone Girl matters

For most of my life, I have never really fancied horror films too much as I'm a loud and proud, self-admitting "scaredy cat" but in recent years, I have been gaining a deep appreciation for the films that mess with your mind,¬†aka, psychological thrillers. Black Swan, Misery, Nocturnal Animals, Ex Machina, Psycho, you get the … Continue reading Why the “Cool Girl” monologue in Gone Girl matters