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
Newsflash: The sofa will become our second homes in the next few weeks. If you’ve just downloaded Disney+ (Lucky you!) then you will be occupied like I know half my friends will be, but fear not Netflix and Prime members! I have the definitive list of what to watch, whether you need a good cry … More Here’s 20 plus amazing shows to watch on Netflix and Amazon Prime!
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.
Seemingly, a divorce is hardly the topic of a film that lasts over two hours, yet director Noah Baumbach has engineered this powerful affair into a sophisticated and modern take on parenting, with all the dignity that belongs to a child at the centre of it. Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson excel in their roles … More Marriage Story Review ~ 5/5
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?
So! By now you must have seen (or shall I say, binged watched) season 3 of Netflix’s Stranger Things? and yes it was bloomin epic wasn’t it. While season 4 hasn’t been *officially* announced, The Duffer Brothers are very keen to bring back Hawkins favorite detectives, and Netflix surely won’t pass out on the kind … More 80’s sci-fi movies to satisfy the wait for season 4 of Stranger Things
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)