Film / 19/01/2021 Best Film of 2020- Dick Johnson is Dead

Cameraperson Kirsten Johnson asked her father if she could make a documentary about his death. He agreed. The film spans years, chronicling a daughter documenting the last years of her father’s life. Going into this Netflix documentary, I wasn’t expecting to enjoy it as much as I did; but I was blown away by the...

Film / 19/01/2021 Cinema v home streaming

It’s lockdown three and cinemas are starved of customers, but does streaming deserve to survive as our main method of movie consumption? Is cinema or home streaming superior? For me, the lack of buffering is a colossal advantage of the cinema; who wants to have their film interrupted? But should that mean that cinema’s best?...

Film / 19/01/2021 Soul Review: Finding Your Spark

Pixar is well known for making films that tug at your heartstrings, and Soul is no different. It represents everything audiences love the studio for: heart, humour, beauty and a story that stays with you. It follows Joe Gardner, a man in love with jazz; it’s at the centre of his life and he believes...

Film / 19/01/2021 The Prom: Great Message, Far From Great Execution

I love musical theatre more than I can say, so the announcement of another film adaptation of a stage musical excited me. However, I unfortunately don’t have entirely positive things to say about Netflix’s The Prom.  Let’s start with one of the positives: the music. ‘It’s Not About Me’ performed by Streep provides the perfect...

Film / 19/01/2021 The most anticipated films of 2021

2020 was a difficult year not only for us but for film as well. With the closure of cinemas this set back many film releases, for example Black Widow and No Time to Die. This year we are hoping to see these releases as well as many more projects set to be released. But we...

Film / 15/12/2020 Christmas Favourite: Elf

Elf is my favourite Christmas film. Elf was made in 2003, and to this day is still one of the greatest Christmas movies to be made. It is a spirited, good-natured family comedy, and it benefits greatly from Will Ferrell’s funny and charming performance as one of Santa’s biggest helpers. It’s a bit of a...



Halloween Horror: Scream

Imagine you are watching an intense game of Among Us in a new map that resembles an American suburban town set in the 90s. Usual antics – the players are running off alone despite knowing that there is a killer on the loose, some can’t be bothered to play properly, and some are making accusations…


Mulan (2020) Review

Subscribers of Disney+ and even the most casual of Disney fans will no doubt know that the Mulan live-action remake has finally premiered onto the streaming service, six months after it was originally meant to open in cinemas. The film has come under fire by fans and critics alike because of its long production and…


Post Lockdown Cinema

I am very fond of films. They are my favourite things in the world. I once watched 509 films in one year. I own an Odeon limitless card and for a long period, I had seen every single film that came out. This is my way of showing I care about cinema. And cinemas. The…


Enola Holmes: Review

Enola Holmes, based on a series of books of the same name, starring Stranger Things’ Millie Bobby Brown, has been released. The film follows the character of Enola Holmes, set in 1884, in a world on the brink of change. We get action-packed scenes mixed in with historical references such as clothing and setting as…

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