FILMMAKING: Living out my Harry Potter fantasies on Wild Rose

I’d love to be able to say that my first experience working on a feature film was all down to my own outstanding determination and skill, however it was – as is usually the case in these situations – a combination of pure luck and ‘being in’ with the right people. A good friend of […]

FILM FOOD: Top cinema popcorn that you have to buy

You’re at the cinema and mere moments away from handing your freshly bought ticket over to the attendant. Suddenly, you realise that something is very wrong: you have forgotten to buy popcorn from the ASDA across the street. You begin to panic; how are you going to survive for two hours without sustenance? This horrific, […]

MOVIE REVIEW: Sam Mendes proves that simplicity is key with 1917 war epic ★★★★

Given that 1917 is currently a magnet for critical acclaim and big shiny film awards, it isn’t too much of a stretch to believe that the war epic is the decade’s answer to Saving Private Ryan; the 90’s hit that quickly became the godfather of the genre. Having been a huge fan of the Tom […]

MOVIE REVIEW: Jumanji: The Next Level zaps us back into familiar territory ★★

2017’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, short of the inauguration of Donald Trump, was the biggest surprise of the year. No one could have predicted that the 20-year-old classic starring the late Robin Williams would have the legs to come back never mind spawn a sequel. And what’s more, one that was actually entertaining. With […]

MOVIE REVIEW: Shia LaBeouf confronts his past in Honey Boy ★★★★

The sins of the father shall fall upon the son. This may be a raw home truth for Honey Boy’s writer and creator, Shia LaBeouf. The film is, after all, about the actor’s abusive relationship with his own father, who’s actions left Shia mentally scarred and on a well-documented path to self-destruction. The downwards spiral […]

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