Last year, Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite won the coveted Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Since then, it’s received plenty more awards, and has been the big film on every cinephile’s lips for months.
With a brand new decade around the corner, it feels like the New Year is especially poignant. 2019 wasn’t the best year for me, with lots of challenges, but I’m hoping that the year ahead brings great things!
Rating: ★★★★★ The premise of Jojo Rabbit is a bold one, and something that could have very easily been executed terribly on-screen. Whilst you might feel some apprehension about the concept of a 10-year-old boy who has Hitler as an imaginary friend, Taika Waititi has turned it into something brilliant and poignant. As mentioned above, the film follows Johannes ‘Jojo’ Betzler, who lives in Nazi … Continue reading London Film Festival 2019: Jojo Rabbit
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
Rating: ★★★★ After the success of both Parks and Recreation and Orange is the New Black, I was intrigued by a new Netflix series created by Amy Poehler and Natasha Lyonne. Many fans know them as Leslie Knope and Nicky Nichols, and I’m sure we can all agree they’d make a very interesting duo. Immediately after seeing the promos for Russian Doll, it was clear that this was … Continue reading TV Review: My thoughts on “Russian Doll”
Rating: ★★★ 1/2 5 years after the release of the first Lego Movie, these lovable characters are back with a brand new adventure. I had such a blast with the original so I was interested to see how they’d continue the story. In The Lego Movie 2 the residents of Bricksburg are faced with a new threat, soon seeing the city they love destroyed by aliens from Duplo. … Continue reading ♫ This review’s gonna get stuck inside your… ♫ : My thoughts on “The Lego Movie 2”
Rating: ★★★★ Short Film Saturdays is back! This week, I’m taking a look at dark comedy The Interview. Running at 7 minutes, this short is minimalistic in both setting and casting, but still managed to keep me hooked throughout. The film follows Robert (Scott Michael Wagstaff), a down on his luck guy, as he interviews for a new role. He’s awkward, desperate and looking for a way … Continue reading Short Film Saturdays: “The Interview”