GOD HELP THE GIRL

God help the girl, because she needs all the help that she can get. That girl is Eve (Emily Browning), a Glasgow University student who dreams of making it as a pop musician. The emphasis here is “pop” music, a format that her friend and band mate, James (Olly Alexander) — a frail asthmatic with, “the constitution on an abandoned rabbit” — sees as the highest form of musical expression. While discussing truly great pop compositions, James stumbles upon the idea that divinity is either inherent in the singer or is transmitted to them through the song. The third leg … Continue reading GOD HELP THE GIRL