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?
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)
The gap in the market for a quirky indie zombie film had already been long filled by box office hits such as Shaun of the Dead (2004) and Zombieland (2009), of which the later has a squeal coming out this summer. So what made Jim Jarmusch feel the need to release another? Well, for starters … More Cannes 2019: The Dead Don’t Die – Review – 3/5
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)