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
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?
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
Easter is always an exciting time, the lambs are out, you can wake up at 8am and eat chocolate and the slight change in weather means thousands of us flock to the seaside to ‘claim’ a patch of the beach for the day. Being Gluten Free, I sometimes miss the simplistic beauty of a cake, … More Gluten Free ~ mini egg Easter cake!
With the academy announcing at the 2019 Oscars that they are opening one of the largest film museums in the world, it’s only natural that I look back on some truly incredible cinematic museums that I have had the privilege of going to on my travels. From Asia to America, I have been to some … More Cinema scope: Film museums around the world
As tropical as it sounds, Jumanji is a fun family adventure film, with a simplistic plot and outright brilliant CGI. Set in modern day, and a sort of reboot to the 1995 predecessor, Jumanji has all the ingredients for a good film, but what was lacking in the final bake? Firstly, although not original to … More Film Review: JUMANJI Welcome to the Jungle (2017)