In The Beginning — I Was A Girl — Becoming Aamir Ali. The Pre-Verse.

Sometimes I would wonder — What it would feel like to be free? — Free from worry, free from hurt, free of the person I see in the mirror.

Call Me By Your Name — Um. A Friendship?

The film’s title alludes to Oliver and Elio’s loving pact to call each other by their own names, recognising that, as [film director] Luca Guadagnino put it in a Q&A: “The other person makes you beautiful – enlightens you, elevates you.” This idea stems ultimately from Aristotle’s views on “true” friendship, but it echoes down theContinue reading “Call Me By Your Name — Um. A Friendship?”