The clock is ticking: My thoughts on “2:HRS”

  Rating: ★★ The concept of knowing when you’re going to die is a fascinating one, and sparks many philosophical debates. Would you like to know so you can do everything you’ve wanted, or would you rather live in blissful ignorance and take life as it comes? Unfortunately for our protagonist, Tim, he doesn’t really get the opportunity to debate this after encountering a machine that … Continue reading The clock is ticking: My thoughts on “2:HRS”

LGTH Scrapbook: an easy, creative way to preserve cinema tickets

Many of us love keeping hold of our cinema tickets. They hold so many memories: maybe you took someone special there, maybe it was your first time, or maybe you just really loved the film so you wanted to keep hold of it. Whatever your reason – keeping tickets is pretty awesome, and a great thing to look back on a few years (or even … Continue reading LGTH Scrapbook: an easy, creative way to preserve cinema tickets

Short Film Saturdays: “Future Boyfriend”

Rating: ★★★★ This week I’m taking a look at Future Boyfriend; a quirky romantic comedy film. Running at 10 minutes, the film follows Stuart and Kaylie as they head out for a date at a restaurant. So far, so basic right? That is, until Stuart reveals to Kaylie that he’s actually from the future. Now that’s a bombshell! I really enjoyed this film from the very beginning. Whilst … Continue reading Short Film Saturdays: “Future Boyfriend”

South Korean Cinema: My thoughts on “Oldboy”

    Rating: ★★★★ 1/2 One of my goals this year was to introduce myself to a new type of cinema. I asked around and people told me I should watch some South Korean films based on the darker themes these films tend to explore. The first film on my list was Oldboy, probably one of the most famous films to come out of South Korea and … Continue reading South Korean Cinema: My thoughts on “Oldboy”

Short Film Saturdays (on a Sunday?): “Abe”

Rating: ★★★★★ It’s that time of the week again! Sorry this review wasn’t posted yesterday, I’m going to blame the heatwave and the fact England are through to the semi-finals for why I was so distracted… This week I wanted to showcase one of my favourite short films: Abe. I remember watching this back at University and being completely stunned by how amazing it was. The seven minute … Continue reading Short Film Saturdays (on a Sunday?): “Abe”

Nature vs Nurture: A review of “Hereditary”

Rating: ★★★★ As the classic saying goes… if you haven’t heard of Hereditary by now you’ve probably been living under a rock. It’s everywhere at the moment; on buses and billboards, plastered over film blogs and magazines, you name it, it’s there. It’s this season’s hottest horror film, with critics even branding it the “scariest thing they’ve ever seen”. Critical reception has been largely positive, which made … Continue reading Nature vs Nurture: A review of “Hereditary”