This isn’t hyperbole: Lucy Goes to Hollywood really did change my life. In fact, a few years ago it didn’t exist. The idea hadn’t even crossed my mind. It seems so strange to think that one of the darkest times in my life helped me to create something I love so dearly, and go on to meet a community of many like-minded people. People that I’d happily … Continue reading Time To Talk Day 2019 | Why creating a film blog changed my life
Disclaimer: Before I go into any detail, I want to preface this article by reminding you that these are my experiences (and those of the people I’ve referenced). I’m not trying to speak for everyone here, but I believe this is a valid problem that exists in society so I wanted to address it. Would anyone be interested in reading an article about my … Continue reading The Solitude Stigma: Why going to the cinema alone doesn’t make you a ‘loser’
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
Rating: ★★★★ This month, I had the opportunity to attend the UK premiere of Bizhan Tong’s The Escort. I had a great evening in the Karma Sanctum Hotel’s screening room, amongst fellow critics, fans and the cast and crew. It was an intimate screening which made the whole experience even better. A huge thank you for inviting me to this screening, it was a pleasure to be … Continue reading Lucy Goes To Film Screenings: My thoughts on “The Escort”
This month I was invited to the London preview of Padre, a new film by Italian director Giada Colagrande. It was a thoroughly enjoyable evening and a pleasure to spend it with so many likeminded film fans. The event took place at Regent Street Cinema, a venue I hadn’t been to before but look forward to visiting again soon. Of course, a highlight of the … Continue reading Lucy Goes To Film Screenings: “Padre” Q&A and meeting Willem Dafoe!
It’s not news to many of you that I’m a big fan of horror films, even though they seriously freak me out. Maybe that’s part of the appeal to me. However, not everyone is so in love with the genre. Many people actively despise horror and will do their very best to avoid it, which brings me on to the point of this article. In … Continue reading Why The Nun’s Social Media Advert Is Problematic
Get your own Paperchase supplies and help to support the blog using my link! Many of us love keeping hold of our cinema tickets. They hold so many memories: maybe you took someone special there, maybe it was your first time, or maybe you just really loved the film so you wanted to keep hold of it. Whatever your reason – keeping tickets is pretty … Continue reading LGTH Scrapbook: an easy, creative way to preserve cinema tickets
Hi everyone, I’m really excited to announce that I’m branching out, and will also be contributing film reviews to the awesome Jumpcut Online! I definitely won’t be abandoning this blog which means you’ll be seeing more of me whether you like it or not, sorry about that. Please show the guys at Jumpcut Online some love and give them a follow. Make sure you keep … Continue reading Exciting Update: Lucy Goes To Jumpcut Online!