Without sounding like the voice over in Bridget Jones, I Love Christmas. I love the trees, decorations, laughter, crackling fires, the songs and above all, the films. Having studied film, I thought I’d ruined all films for myself. I can’t seem to watch one, without saying “That’s reminiscent of the French New Wave” or “Mise … More ScreentoSeen’s Top 10 Christmas Films
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
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*
It is not rare to associate films and music as a partnership. They complement each other in ways far more complicated than we appreciate. The current influx of musical biopic films on the surface seems good, but I find myself asking the question, why? Now this is not to be confused with musicals (A celebration … More Is the music industry the current theme in cinema?
Musicals and cinema had a period of going hand in hand. I’m talking about the MGM classics of Hollywood and the beauty of voices such as Judy Garland and the crackling joy of the Jazz Singer (1927). yet, the last decade has seen a revival of ‘the musical’ to our screens, matching the likes of … More 5 of The Best Musical Scenes in Cinema
Heads up, La La Land, it’s real and it’s amazing. I returned a couple of weeks ago from my university trip to Los Angeles, California, and I honestly had the most amazing time! Here’s a quick idea of what we got up to: Three days at Wondercon in Anaheim Moved to Hollywood: Griffith Park & … More A Guide to Los Angeles (Anaheim, Hollywood and Santa Monica)
A current controversial topic, Netflix and Cannes are once again batting heads, this time, with the added pressure of Studios and Steven Spielberg. Personally, I don’t have a problem with Netflix entering the glamorous world of film festivals, nor do I have a problem with Cannes (as I am flying next week to the Cannes film … More Cannes waves goodbye to Netflix for a Third year running