Back in April, in the height of the Coronavirus pandemic, several global film festivals announced that they were canceling their festivities. As someone that has attended these festivals since 2017, and seen the beauty of the work it produces, it was an understandable conclusion, but a sad one. What followed only a few weeks later … More Everything you need to know about the upcoming film festival – WE ARE ONE
In the influence of reading lots of Vogue Magazine editorial fashion in this time, I’m lacking the sense of writing anything heavy or substantial beyond my means. The motivation just isn’t there! Instead, I thought I’d give fashion a run in my blog. My obsession with vintage fashion has hardly lifted off in a material … More Lets talk vintage: Midge Maisel
Its a tale as old as time, a pairing second to none, it can make or break a scene, and if it’s lucky? It can win an Oscar. Welcome back to ScreentoSeen everyone! This week, I’m diving into the music of cinema and television and the magic it brings to the audience. As a long … More The definitive list of capturing magic and music: what makes a scene.
When George Lucas first pitched the notion of Star Wars to a studio, he was laughed at and turned away. His project of fun for teenagers was struggling to make its way into production, that is until 20th Century Fox saw his previous success with American Graffiti (1973) and propelled his script into reality. That … More Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review 4/5 ~ Warning Spoilers
Its a rare sight for a film to hold so much originality and purpose. The Shiny Shrimps (2019) will propel you into the world of LGBT+ sport, and a team of water polo players aiming for that big win at the Gay Games, which runs every four years. Directed by Maxime Govare and Cédric Le … More The Shiny Shrimps: A glorious mix of emotions ~4/5
Best Motion Picture – Drama 1917 The Irishman Joker Marriage Story The Two Popes Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Dolemite Is My Name Jojo Rabbit Knives Out Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Rocketman Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language The Farewell Les Miserables Pain and Glory Parasite Portrait of a Lady on … More The Golden Globes 2020 – Full Nominations
If Cluedo was a film, Director Rian Johnson would win for making Knives Out. Deliciously daring and brimming with classic murder conventions, Knives Out will have you literally on then end of your seat, with the knowledge that you are in safe hands. From very early on, the audience is let on to what the ‘situation’ … More Knives Out – LFF 2019 Review 5/5 (Spoiler Free)
Taika Waititi is no stranger to comedy. From Thor: Ragnarok (2017) to Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016), he is essentially a comedy genius. His latest, JoJo Rabbit (2019) has divided critics for its dark comedic approach to a Nazi satire. This is for obvious reasons a delicate subject matter, in no shape or form could someone … More JoJo Rabbit – LFF 2019 Review 5/5
With just three months to go until Disney launch their fancy new streaming service; Disney plus, its important to break down the effects this will have on pre-standing services such as Amazon Prime video and Netflix. Where exactly will this service, place companies in the ‘race’ to consumerism media? … More What impact will Disney+ have on the future of online streaming?
I am writing this actually grinning because this is so crazy. My part time job is being an SA in films. That is a fancy word for supporting artist, aka an extra. Last summer, this job extended to Marvel, where I was cast as an extra in Spider-man: Far from home. I am not going … More Spider-man: far from home (2019) Review 5/5 (Reviewing my own film!) *spoilers*