I feel very privileged that my next guest writer took some time out to write for my blog. I am delighted to share with you a guest post from Writer and Director Tom Warwick, who shares his views on the Star Wars franchise in anticipation of it's latest release. The youth of today find themselves … Continue reading [GUEST] The Disillusioned Youth of Star Wars
Hounds of Love (2016) Starring Emma Booth, Susie Porter, Ashleigh Cummings and Stephen Curry. Written and Directed by Ben Young. What a dark horse Australia is proving to be when it comes to filmmaking. I first discovered this when I was introduced to The Babadook a few years ago after complaining to my brother I … Continue reading Hounds of Love (2016)
Stranger Things & Stranger Things 2 Starring Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Finn Wolfhard, Caleb McLaughlin, Winona Ryder, Noah Schnapp, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, David Harbour & Joe Keery. I’m like a year late I think? To the first series anyway – I’ve literally watched both series back to back in a record breaking time … Continue reading Stranger Things 1 & 2
I'm delighted to publish my next guest post from my fellow university course mate, John Renney. It was very clear for us all to see, this chap has talent pouring out of his ears. Thanks for being a part of it John! In this post, John shares his views on Michael Winner, and why he … Continue reading [GUEST] Michael Winner’s work, 1971-74
The Walking Dead – what’s next? With the much anticipated series 8 just around the corner, it seems only right to look back on the story so far. It’s about time right? Jamie & I also thought it would be fun to look back on our favourite moments, characters and storylines from previous series. What … Continue reading The Walking Dead – what’s next?
Kelly + Victor (2013) Starring Julian Morris & Antonia Campbell-Hughes. Directed by Kieran Evans. I am finally reviewing one of my favourite genres – independent cinema. I read an article on some of the best British indie films, and the ones that are worth watching for any indie fans. I am of course one of … Continue reading Kelly + Victor (2013)
Nocturnal Animals (2016) Starring Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Michael Sheen and Laura Linney. Directed by Tom Ford. I didn’t actually mean to watch this one! I thought I was settling in to watch Amy Adams in Arrival, the one with the aliens visiting and she’s tasked with translating or … Continue reading Nocturnal Animals (2016)
It (2017) Starring Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff and Bill Skarsgård. Directed by Andy Muschietti. I’m actually reviewing a new film! I decided on this occasion to hand my (George’s) money over to Empire to see what all the fuss was about. If you … Continue reading It (2017)
The Revenant (2015) Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson and Will Poulter. Directed by Alejandro G Iñárritu. What sort of fan am I for only just getting round to watching Leo’s long awaited Oscar winning performance?! I, like so many others, have been rooting for him to finally win this prestigious award, having felt … Continue reading The Revenant (2015)
So, when you get a text challenging you to pick your favourite ten films you think “Pfft, easy mate, give me twenty minutes”. That was three weeks ago. This has been far tougher than I thought! On reflection, I’ve only got one film on my list that came out before the year 2000. What does … Continue reading [GUEST] Jamie Warwick’s top 10!