All posts tagged nostalgia

Let’s Go ‘Round Again

Fashion and beauty trends repeat themselves decade after decade, and sometimes it’s the most surprising trends of all that make a comeback. If the resurgence of flares can tell us […]

Exclusive review of Jeff Tomsic’s ‘TAG’.

Childhood nostalgia with an all-star cast… Released on the 14th of June, TAG follows a group of highly competitive friends who meet every May to play an aggressive rendition of the […]

Recipe of the Week: Homemade Corndogs!

Corndogs are something I associate with my childhood. It used to be one of my sister and I’s favourite fried treat. I always used to wonder how sausages could be […]

Does childhood exist anymore? If we aren’t going to change our society for ourselves, we have to at least make it better for the next generation

Who remembers being ten? I can’t say my first year in the big double figures is that memorable, but as far I can recall, it was pretty good. Yes, my […]

Thinking too much and not forgetting enough.

At some point, everybody wants to leave Lebanon. The capital gets suffocating, so we all leave for our grandparents’ homes in the mountains where the air smells a lot better […]

Music in Film: How music can make a scene

It is a known fact that music and film go hand-in-hand. The utilisation of music within a scene, be it the official score, soundtrack or incidental, can underpin the emotions […]

Reviewing The Incredibles: The best superhero film of all time?

The Incredibles premiered in November 2004 and instantly earned its status as a beloved animated classic. Written and directed by Brad Bird (director of The Iron Giant, Ratatouille), the film […]

‘Welcome to the Desert of the Virtually Real’ – Ready Player One and The Heavenly Hazards of Nostalgia

For those of you that have now seen Steven Spielberg’s latest film, Ready Player One, you were no doubt attracted to it, and left your screening of it satisfied, due […]

Ready Player One Review – Steven Spielberg’s Futuristic Arcade of 80’s Pop Culture References is an Enjoyable, if Low-Level, Trip Back to the Future

The pervasive wave of nostalgia that we’re currently riding on, flooding our television and cinema screens, has hit a new, eye-popping peak in Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One, a visually […]