Articles by Sarah-Jane Tollan

About Sarah-Jane Tollan (8 Articles)
An ex-Medical School student metamorphosed into a struggling Cambridge English undergraduate. Likes true crime, David Attenborough documentaries, and cathedrals.
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Son of Saul

June 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

"'Son of Saul''s peculiar narrative strain and its wonderfully wrought perspective make it both brutal and bleak in an entirely different way." [...]

The Assassin

February 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

"If you expect 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' then 'The Assassin' will disappoint you, but if you relinquish yourself to Hao’s realistic stillness and visual beauty, it is one of the most captivating films of the year." [...]

A Wild Swan – Michael Cunningham

December 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

"By treading through that grey area of the human psyche, Cunningham deftly analyses the fairy tale, pulling it into the modern realm and molding princes and witches into complex, vulnerable humans." [...]

The First Bad Man – Miranda July

September 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

It is Miranda July’s blending between such opposing elements that makes "The First Bad Man" a human examination rather than pages of hollow eccentricity. [...]