Not as bad as I was expecting: My thoughts on “Shazam!”

Rating: ★★★   I have to admit, when I first saw the trailer for Shazam!, I felt pretty underwhelmed. It didn’t seem like the kind of film I’d enjoy. I often get tired of cringey, over the top humour, which is basically what the trailer was packed full of. Having said all of this, I ended up being pleasantly surprised by the film after agreeing … Continue reading Not as bad as I was expecting: My thoughts on “Shazam!”

Collabs: The Silence of the Lambs with blogger Lucy Buglass – The Pick of the Flicks Podcast #28

I’ve never spoken about my all time favourite film at length on a podcast before, so I was delighted to have the opportunity to do so on The Pick of the Flicks. Thank you so much to Tom Beasley and Flickering Myth for having me on, this was so much fun and I really hope you enjoyed it too! Take a listen and make sure you … Continue reading Collabs: The Silence of the Lambs with blogger Lucy Buglass – The Pick of the Flicks Podcast #28

A biopic that’s not just for wrestling fans: My thoughts on “Fighting With My Family”

Rating: ★★★★ 1/2 Let me make something clear before I dive into my review: I don’t like wrestling. Actually, I hate wrestling. I could barely name another wrestler aside from The Rock and John Cena, so at a glance this film really isn’t marketed towards me. But when we go a little deeper, it becomes clear that this is an incredibly accessible film with a powerful message. … Continue reading A biopic that’s not just for wrestling fans: My thoughts on “Fighting With My Family”

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)

A patronising mess of a film: My review of “Vice”

Rating: ★ If you want to learn how to completely and utterly fail at satire, look no further than Adam McKay’s Vice. It honestly does pain me to say this was one of the worst experiences I’ve ever had in the cinema. As a matter of fact, I was seconds away from walking out at one point. But, like any good critic, I stayed in my seat. … Continue reading A patronising mess of a film: My review of “Vice”

A tale of two queens: My review of “Mary Queen of Scots”

Rating: ★★★ I’ve never really considered myself a massive fan of period dramas, so I tend to approach them with more caution than I would a different genre. After being pleasantly surprised by Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite, I suddenly became more excited about Mary Queen of Scots. Whilst I believe the former is a much stronger film, I still had a good time with this one. The performances … Continue reading A tale of two queens: My review of “Mary Queen of Scots”

2019 Goals & Resolutions | Lucy Goes To Hollywood

There’s no denying that 2018 was a very successful year for Lucy Goes To Hollywood. I met so many wonderful film fans, started writing for Jumpcut Online, frequently collaborated with podcasts such as Filmotomy, At The Flicks and Cinemania, and attended a variety of film screenings and events. I never thought I’d be able to achieve all of that in such a short space of time, … Continue reading 2019 Goals & Resolutions | Lucy Goes To Hollywood