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Year: 2018 Directed by: Aneesh Chaganty Starring: John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Michelle La. WRITTEN BY LUCY BUGLASS In this digital age, we’ve seen an emergence of films which puts social media and technology at the centre of their narratives. As an example, Unfriended and Friend Request utilise social as a backdrop for horror due to how easy it is to be anonymous… Continue reading Searching

Short Film Saturdays: “The Super Recogniser”

  Rating: ★★★★★ This week I’m back with another review from Big Picture Film Club‘s ‘Conspiracy’ event. I’m so excited to share this with you guys as it was my favourite of the night, for reasons which I’ll delve into below. Shoutout to writer-director Jennifer Sheridan for speaking with me after the screening, it was so nice to meet you! The Super Recogniser follows Jacob, who is … Continue reading Short Film Saturdays: “The Super Recogniser”

Lion (Short)

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Year: 2017 Written & Directed by: Davide Melini Cast: Pedro Sánchez, Michael Segal, Tania Mercader Runtime: 11m 48s Written by Lucy Buglass Upon discovering this short film, I was impressed with how well it had performed. During its first year of distribution, it has won 126 awards at a variety of film festivals which is quite the selling point.  Walking… Continue reading Lion (Short)

Return to Hundred Acre Wood: A review of “Christopher Robin”

Rating: ★★★★ As a child I adored Winnie The Pooh. From owning soft toys of Pooh bear and his friends to playing Pooh sticks in the woods with my grandad, it shaped a lot of my childhood. Perhaps this explains why I was so drawn to this film from the day it was released. I was excited yet quietly apprehensive as you often are when your favourite childhood … Continue reading Return to Hundred Acre Wood: A review of “Christopher Robin”

Statham vs Massive Prehistoric Shark: My thoughts on “The Meg”

  Rating: ★★ 1/2  Before I start my review, I think I should add a quick disclaimer. I knew fine well that I wasn’t walking into a Oscar-worthy, perfect film as soon as I booked my ticket for The Meg. With the exception of Jaws, how many shark films have actually been award worthy? We’ve seen a huge boom in shark popularity ranging from plausible to the downright stupid (yes Sharknado, I’m … Continue reading Statham vs Massive Prehistoric Shark: My thoughts on “The Meg”

Short Film Saturdays: “New York City Sketchbook”

  Rating: ★★★★ 1/2 Sketchbooks are commonplace amongst artists, but have you ever seen one come to life before? In Willy Hartland’s New York City Sketchbook, we see the candid and honest sketches move before our eyes as they tell a story within this iconic city that provides a backdrop for many films and TV shows; a city that we all know even if we haven’t set foot in … Continue reading Short Film Saturdays: “New York City Sketchbook”

Why The Nun’s Social Media Advert Is Problematic

It’s not news to many of you that I’m a big fan of horror films, even though they seriously freak me out. Maybe that’s part of the appeal to me. However, not everyone is so in love with the genre. Many people actively despise horror and will do their very best to avoid it, which brings me on to the point of this article. In … Continue reading Why The Nun’s Social Media Advert Is Problematic