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.