“Birdy” is a story of childhood friendship, war, obsession and mental illness. The novel takes place in a suburb of Philadelphia prior to World War II. It is narrated by Al, an all-American Italian boy turned man, who has been best friends with the main character, Birdy, since early childhood. Birdy is a genius obsessed […]

  The 55th BFI London Film Festival was the first BFI film festival for me (Roxy) and the second for Maggie. At the festival we attended many screenings. We saw: Shame, Like Crazy, Coriolanus, Les Enfants Du Paradis, A Dangerous Method, Rebellion, The Monk, The Artist, Carnage, Anonymous, Take Shelter, 50/50 and The Future. There […]

The 9th London Short Film Festival was an interesting experience; neither of us have ever been to see short films on screen before. We went to two events at the festival: New Shorts #1: Funny Shit and New Shorts #3: F***ed Up Love. The shorts were over 90 minutes of pure laughs and tears for […]