official about me: I love writing, I love watching movies and I love giving unwarranted criticism on subjects that are probably beyond the scope of my understanding. Hence, I have decided to make this blog to “review” anything that crosses my way.
actually about me:
My name is Caitlin and now have reached the abyss of my 20s where I feel more directionless than ever. I’m a medical student trying her hardest to waste as much time as possible; perpetually on the search for a better (free) wordpress theme.


the lowdown on a select few of my favourite films:

  • The Dark Knight (2008) – the first movie that made me think of cinema as an art
  • It’s Complicated (2009) – my favourite feel good rom-com
  • Scott Pilgrim vs The World (2010) – a fun movie that I always come back to (also Edgar Wright!!! What a director!)
  • Spirited Away (2001) – someone described this movie as the closest thing to a dream and they were right
  • Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) – my favourite Studio Ghibli production (roughly tied with Spirited Away), has a real sense of magic to it
  • La Dolce Vita (1960) – what a movie and what a soundtrack!
  • A Single Man (2009) – the cinematography, soundtrack and Colin Firth’s performance genuinely changed how I saw film
  • L.A. Confidential (1997) – a great neo-noir film that I have watched a million times
  • Brokeback Mountain (2005) – the only movie to leave me emotionally destroyed for a week after watching
  • Donnie Darko (2001) – mysterious, angsty and I love it
  • Midnight in Paris (2011) – it pains me to put a Woody Allen film on my favourites list, but I really loved this movie
  • Kill Your Darlings (2013) – Daniel Radcliffe and Dane Dehaan star in this beautiful coming of age film based on a young Allen Ginsberg and Lucien Carr






  1. we have a lot in common, even the age (I turned 20 in October)!

    I have read a couple of your reviews and I think they’re really spontaneous 🙂

    Keep it up!

    (from Italy, with love)

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