Mental Health Mondays: Jaime Burchardt

I’m so happy to be kicking off Mental Health Mondays with a personal essay from someone I really admire. Jaime is a filmmaker and founder of the brilliant Share A Scare campaign, which gives back to some charities. Thank you to Jaime for feeling able to open up and share his relationship with his self-described ‘cinema warrior’. None of this has been edited by me, … Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: Jaime Burchardt

London Film Festival 2019: Lynn + Lucy

Rating: ★★★★ The titular characters in Lynn + Lucy are lifelong best friends, and even live opposite each other on the same street. But the film explores tragic circumstances where a bond this strong can swiftly be broken. Lynn (Roxanne Scrimshaw) is a married stay-at-home mum turned hairdressing assistant, who is delighted when her best friend Lucy (Nichola Burley) gives birth to her first child. … Continue reading London Film Festival 2019: Lynn + Lucy

A film with a view: watching “Up” at Rooftop Film Club

* I attended this event for free, in exchange for a full and honest review. *   Every now and then I’m lucky enough to attend film events. On April 30th I had the opportunity to attend the first Rooftop Film Club screening of 2019, on the roof of Bussey Building in Peckham. The screen, surrounded by balloons – a nice hint at the film … Continue reading A film with a view: watching “Up” at Rooftop Film Club

An action-packed mix of super powers, solidarity and cats: My thoughts on “Captain Marvel”

Rating: ★★★ 1/2 Ever since Captain Marvel was announced, it dominated social media for a number of reasons. People were either hyped, or couldn’t wait to slag it off. As a casual superhero fan I was interested to see what all the fuss was about, and how Brie Larson would perform in the titular role. Ever since I saw her in Room, I’ve been so impressed by … Continue reading An action-packed mix of super powers, solidarity and cats: My thoughts on “Captain Marvel”

♫ This review’s gonna get stuck inside your… ♫ : My thoughts on “The Lego Movie 2”

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”

LGTH Podcast Episode 1: Did Bohemian Rhapsody deserve such negative reviews? (w/ Chris Gelderd)

Episode 1 has arrived and I’m joined by the one and only @GelNerd to talk Bohemian Rhapsody. A big thank you to Chris for joining me on my first podcast! Follow Chris: Twitter Podcast Theme by Mitch Bain Source: 1: Did Bohemian Rhapsody deserve negative reviews? (w/ Chris Gelderd) Continue reading LGTH Podcast Episode 1: Did Bohemian Rhapsody deserve such negative reviews? (w/ Chris Gelderd)

Collabs: Strong Language & Violent Scenes ep 40: In Defence of… Jaws 3D (w/ Lucy Buglass)

I had SUCH a good time talking about the weird and wonderful Jaws 3D with Mitch and Andy from Strong Language & Violent Scenes! This was one of the funniest podcasts I’ve ever done, so much to take the mick out of. Anyone else love shitty shark films as much as Andy and I? Listen to our episode below and make sure you follow the guys at … Continue reading Collabs: Strong Language & Violent Scenes ep 40: In Defence of… Jaws 3D (w/ Lucy Buglass)

Collabs: Talk Filmy To Me EPISODE 57: Green Book, Battle Angel, & Nic Cage madness (GUEST HOST: Lucy Goes To Hollywood)

Last night, I headed to Soho to record with the lovely guys at Talk Filmy To Me! We spoke about film news, why I hated Vice, played Cage or Nonsense and still found time to get a couple of reviews in too. These guys are an absolute pleasure to work with and listen to, so I definitely recommend their podcast! Listen to my episode at the … Continue reading Collabs: Talk Filmy To Me EPISODE 57: Green Book, Battle Angel, & Nic Cage madness (GUEST HOST: Lucy Goes To Hollywood)