Rating: ★★★ 1/2 The Wildlings Trap is arguably one of the most beautiful short films I’ve seen, as I thoroughly enjoyed the nature visuals. On par with any good nature documentary, it transports you to the world of one wildling, and what she sees as her everyday life. We see deer, birds of prey, and seemingly vast woodlands to set our scene. It’s a gorgeous look … Continue reading Short Film Saturdays: The Wildlings Trap
Tackling the vegan debate and staying balanced feels impossible, but that’s exactly what Max Sobol does in horror-comedy Meat is Murder.
I’ve never collaborated with anyone on a written review before, but the idea came to me after seeing trailers for Le Mans ’66. (aka Ford v Ferrari in the US… a much better title!)
Aardman Animations has been adored by many since 1989, when Wallace and Gromit blasted off to space in A Grand Day Out. So it seems fitting that we return to the cosmos now, in 2019, for a brand new adventure. Continue reading “FILM REVIEW: A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon”
Rating: ★★★★ 1/2
Divorce has been depicted many times onscreen, as it’s one of those difficult realities about adult relationships. There’s still a lot of stigma around the breakdown of a marriage, but Marriage Story deals with the topic in a very raw and unique way.
In this week’s instalment, Jonnie Barrow speaks to us about the devastating loss of his mum when he was just 20 years old. He gives plenty of great examples of films that examine grief, and I’m sure it’ll be an essay that will resonate with many of you. Thank you Jonnie for opening up about your experiences. You can follow Jonnie on Twitter. TRIGGER WARNING(S): … Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: Jonnie Barrow
Rating: ★★★★★ Due to its ensemble cast, gorgeous aesthetics and whodunit storyline, it’s safe to say that I had high expectations for Knives Out. I’m pleased to report that it surpassed each and every one of them. Rian Johnson’s tale of mystery follows the death of renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer), which took place after his 85th birthday. Presumed to be a murder, … Continue reading London Film Festival 2019: Knives Out
It’s Spooky Season, so it was only appropriate that I wax lyrical on at least one horror film! Thankfully the good folks at For Your Reconsideration were happy to have me on to discuss Saw II, and I was honoured to be their first ever guest. Sure, it’s never going to be as good as the original Saw, but I attempt to argue that it’s … Continue reading Collabs: For Your Reconsideration Episode 22: Saw II