In the 92 years that The Academy has been projecting, its a little late to the game with a museum, however it is a welcomed and exciting chapter for cinematic history in Hollywood. Stepping of a twelve hour Virgin flight from London’s Heathrow to Los Angeles last year, the feeling of buzz and the smell … More An update on the Academy Awards museum coming to Los Angeles in April 2021
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) The Dead Poets Society (1989) Rear Window (1954) Barefoot in the Park (1967) The Graduate (1967) The Kings of Summer (2013) Little Women (2019) Snow White (1937) Guys and Dolls (1955) Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) Pride and Prejudice (2005) The Princess Diaries (2001) Edward Scissorhands (1990) Four … More 50 Random Films You’ll Love (Including one inspired by this photo!)
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.
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
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*
A fairly charming little film, Yesterday (2019) tells the classic tale of wanting it all, and finding that it doesn’t come without consequences. Directed by Danny Boyle and written by Richard Curtis, Yesterday was entertaining, fun and vibrant but it did have some flaws. After an electrical storm where all the lights over the world … More Yesterday (2019) Review – 4/5
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?
I was first introduced to an Ealing Comedy by my Grandfather, although I didn’t take much interest in it then, it wasn’t until I was at Sixth form that I truly understood the appeal of such films in their distinctive and explorative whimsical plots. Ealing Studios was first established in 1902 when Will Barker bought … More Ealing Comedies – Ten years of golden British cinema (Passport to Pimlico & Kind Hearts and Coronets)