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.
I’ve just got back from Scotland! In my tired state, I really want to stay up and watch the 2020 Golden Globes, but if I don’t, here’s my idea of who might snag one of those shinny awards! Best Motion Picture: Marriage Story Best Actor (Drama): Joaquain Pheonix (Joker) Best Actress (Drama): Scarlett Johanson (Marriage … More *very* quick Golden Globe predications for the 77th awards
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?
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)
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)