Halloween 2018: Michael’s back, back again

Rating: ★★★ Happy Halloween everyone! What better way to celebrate than with my review of the latest in the Halloween franchise? 40 years after John Carpenter’s iconic horror film, we are greeted with a brand new instalment in Michael Myers’ saga. It feels like a really special moment for horror fans, as we reflect on the original decades later. The opening credits pay homage to the 1978 … Continue reading Halloween 2018: Michael’s back, back again

Collabs: Shoot The Breeze with Marcus, Laura and David: S3E7 Lucy Buglass from Lucy Goes To Hollywood

In my first ever live radio appearance, I spoke to Marcus, Laura and David from Shoot The Breeze about a bunch of films, my blog, and my top 5 scariest characters in film and TV. It was an absolute blast to speak with these guys, and it’s not too bad for my very first live show! I’m quite proud of how it turned out, and I … Continue reading Collabs: Shoot The Breeze with Marcus, Laura and David: S3E7 Lucy Buglass from Lucy Goes To Hollywood

JUMPSCARECUT: The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

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Directed by: Jonathan Demme Cast: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Ted Levine, Kasi Lemmons Written by Lucy Buglass It’s no surprise to any of you that I absolutely adore The Silence of the Lambs. You name the merchandise, I’ve probably got it. I can remember the first time I watched it so vividly, and it’s continued to captivate… Continue reading JUMPSCARECUT: The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Collabs: Cinemania Nightmares Ep.4 “Halloween Smashes the Box Office and more!”

I spoke to Duane from Cinemania about Halloween‘s recent box office success, plus lots more horror news and discussions. You can listen to our full discussion here: https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-i6ft6-9d2f65 Don’t forget to follow Cinemania on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! Continue reading Collabs: Cinemania Nightmares Ep.4 “Halloween Smashes the Box Office and more!”

Calling all Marvel fans: Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N is coming to ExCel London!

  I’m super excited to share the news of this brand new event with all of you. Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N is coming to ExCel London between November 2018 and March 2019! Any Marvel fans do not want to miss this experience as it sounds absolutely incredible. It has already had a very successful run in New York, Seoul, Paris, Singapore, Beijing, Taipei and Las Vegas, it’s London’s … Continue reading Calling all Marvel fans: Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N is coming to ExCel London!

A haunting look at fame, love and addiction: My thoughts on “A Star Is Born”

Rating: ★★★★ As a fan of both Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, I was intrigued when a new remake of A Star Is Born was announced. Despite not having seen either of its predecessors, I vaguely knew what the story was about and was interested by the chosen pairing, especially since this is Cooper’s directorial debut. I went into this film with an open heart and mind. … Continue reading A haunting look at fame, love and addiction: My thoughts on “A Star Is Born”

“Venom”: It’s not as bad as you might think…

Rating: ★★★ It feels like everyone has something to say about Venom. Amongst critics and fans, it’s caused a lot of debate and controversy. Whenever this happens, I tend to find myself becoming even more curious about the film because if everyone else has strong words to say, maybe I will too? Before I begin my review I just want to put in a quick disclaimer: I … Continue reading “Venom”: It’s not as bad as you might think…

“A Simple Favor”: A sexy, stylish and smart mystery

Rating: ★★★ 1/2 The first time I saw a trailer for A Simple Favor, I was sucked in. We learn that this story follows Emily, a mysterious, secretive woman, and why she went missing. I love a good mystery, and immediately knew I had to go and see it ASAP to answer that simple question: what happened to Emily? On a separate note, I really … Continue reading “A Simple Favor”: A sexy, stylish and smart mystery