Yorgos Lanthimos is back and is coming back with a vengeance. His obsession with Greek mythology has followed him throughout all of his previous films and it does seem to lack here either. As a fan of his past features, … Continue reading The Favourite: Director Yorgos Lanthimos widens the perspective on complex & intricate story-telling.
What do you know about legendary slapstick-comedy duo Laurel and Hardy? I am someone who knows very little about the pair. I grew up watching cartoons and Basil Brush. However, my parents and grandparents remember the duo like it was … Continue reading Stan & Ollie: Coogan & Reilly impresses in homage to the legendary slapstick-comedy duo.
As someone who avoids horrors at all costs, my head did turn when Bird Box came onto the Netflix Originals list. In the first 7 days, the film accumulated over 45 million views, a personal record according to their books. … Continue reading Bird Box: Director Susanne Bier builds tension & emotional stakes in the shudder-inducing apocalyptic thriller.
A sequel to the 1964 Mary Poppins? After 55 years, somehow it has earned a revival. With Disney bringing back a lot of the old classics and turning them into live actions movies, I can’t see what they could possibly … Continue reading Mary Poppins Returns: Emily Blunt brings Rob Marshall’s vision to life but it’s not entirely expialidocious.
2018 has been a great year for me. I graduated from Coventry University, I went to my first music festival in the Isle of Wight, I got a job! (did I say I got a job already yet?) but pushing … Continue reading 2019: Is 2018 going to be impossible to beat?
Do you ever wonder if you are being controlled by a different force? That you’re not in control of your own actions? Netflix has recently surprised its subscription holders with a brand new one-off interactive episode – Bandersnatch. The reaction … Continue reading Bandersnatch: Black Mirror’s Charlie Brooker gives the power to the people with the intense choose-your-own-adventure special.
So, how’s it going? I thought I would update you; those that actually read these posts and unload my thoughts down onto a screen, so to speak. The last couple of months have been… pretty surreal. Admittedly, it has been … Continue reading A Brief Analysis of MY 2018: From Graduating with a First to Working as a Video Editor.
What does the future hold for the human race? Climate change is inevitable if we don’t change our ways, but Donald Trump will never change his mind. However, writer-director’s Kevin R. Adams & Joe Ksander have decided to take a … Continue reading Next Gen: Kevin R. Adams & Joe Ksander’s narrative isn’t enough to compete against animation giants.
What would you risk for the sake of having a family? Would you risk your relationship with your partner you have been with for years? Would you risk hurting other family members to have a family of your own? Writer-Director … Continue reading Private Life: Writer-Director Tamara Jenkins immerses herself into a relationship fighting for fertility.
Living on the spectrum is difficult for anyone, you come across new challenges every day and it can become daunting. A neurotypical will often assume that their experience of the world is either the only one or the only correct … Continue reading Atypical: Creator Robia Rashid continues ingenious dramedy about people on the autism spectrum in her new series.