Notes on Netflix: Laggies

Laggies – Lynn Shelton, 2014, 15   Netflix rates it: 4.5/5 I rate it: 4/5 Laggies follows twenty-eight- year-old Megan (Keira Knightley) as she comes to the realisation that she’s just not ready for any of the responsibilities expected of someone her age; spinning a sign advertising her Dad’s business is about all she can manage to do with her time. With both marriage and godparent-hood looming on … Continue reading Notes on Netflix: Laggies

Review: The Imitation Game

Photo credit: Optimum Screenings Based on a true story, the Imitation Game follows a group of men and one woman (played by Keira Knightley) who set out to crack the German coded messages during World War II. Acting wise, the film is almost flawless. Benedict Cumberbatch’s performance as mathematic genius Alan Turing is truly mesmerising. He captures the poignancy of Turing’s life, intermingling his social … Continue reading Review: The Imitation Game