Short Film Saturdays: “Ludgate Hill”

Rating: ★★★★ Ludgate Hill is a 9 minute short film from Auteurs’ Forum and Ernest Productions. It was written, directed and edited by Tom Francis Kerby, who has frankly done a fantastic job of all three. The film follows Charlie (Max Cross), an introverted young boy who is struggling to understand why his sister Shae (Francesca Zagajewska) has unexpectedly left the family home. We know … Continue reading Short Film Saturdays: “Ludgate Hill”

Life update: Where I’ve been, how I’m doing, and when I’m coming back

This blog post is going to be very difficult to my usual stuff. Beyond opening up about mental health in the context of cinema, I’ve never really written too much personal stuff on here as I try to keep parts of my life separate. But since my last proper update wasn’t since early July, it seemed fair that I give you a quick update on … Continue reading Life update: Where I’ve been, how I’m doing, and when I’m coming back

Mental Health and Film: the healing power of watching and discussing cinema

Disclaimer: A lot of what I’m about to discuss is very personal and upsetting, so just keep that in mind when you read this. I figured that if I was going to do a piece about mental health, I should be honest with you all. I am also not a medical or psychological professional, so anything discussed here is purely my own experience and is … Continue reading Mental Health and Film: the healing power of watching and discussing cinema

Great lead, average film: My thoughts on “Brightburn”

Rating: ★★★ It was difficult to avoid trailers for James Gunn’s Brightburn, and as a result it was difficult to avoid my excitement too. I had very much been looking forward to this one, as I’m always interested in characters that use their powers for evil instead of good. In a similar vein to Josh Trank’s Chronicle, the film follows a teenager who starts to … Continue reading Great lead, average film: My thoughts on “Brightburn”

LGTH Episode 6: The World of Musicals (w/ Tom Beasley)

Now here’s a topic I know nothing about – musicals! Thankfully I had guest Tom Beasley on board to teach me all about them, including the perplexing Basmati Blues. Find out what Tom’s favourite musicals are, and which one I really disagreed with… Listen to my guest appearance on Pick of the Flicks: www.flickeringmyth.com/2019/03/the-s…s-podcast-28/ Follow Tom on Twitter Podcast Intro and Bed by Mitch BainPodcast Outro … Continue reading LGTH Episode 6: The World of Musicals (w/ Tom Beasley)

Smashbomb App: My review and walkthrough

With so many apps on the market, it’s difficult to know which ones are actually worth your time. I’m sure most of us have downloaded something, only to be disappointed with the results. Smashbomb is an app made for fans of film, TV, gaming, podcasts, books and more. I’ll be walking you through the film side of things, but most of what I’m about to … Continue reading Smashbomb App: My review and walkthrough

Collabs: What’s Your Favourite? – Lucy Buglass from Lucy Goes to Hollywood

This podcast was an absolute blast! It was really nice to talk about random things I like, all the way from my favourite food to my favourite season, as well as film related things too. I had so much fun and it was just like talking to a friend, so big thank you to Jamie for that. Give it a listen to learn everything you … Continue reading Collabs: What’s Your Favourite? – Lucy Buglass from Lucy Goes to Hollywood