Most people have seen or at least heard of Steven Avery, especially in the past few months when Making a Murderer shot to popularity. The docuseries now has a dedicated following of people all over the world who were left foaming at the mouth at the end of the binge-worthy Netflix show, and Avery now has some very impassioned supporters from all corners of the … Continue reading Has Making a Murderer Damaged Steven Avery’s Case?
I’ve been a bit slack with this blog lately, life’s been a bit busy these past five months or so, I mean…I have babies now and everything! (they’re guinea pigs, but still). So I thought I’d kick off with a few ‘quick reviews’ and summarise the films I’ve seen lately, maybe with just one word, maybe a sentence, maybe even a paragraph, I haven’t decided … Continue reading Quick Film Reviews: Sisters, Spectre & Our Brand is Crisis
Could films be encouraging and contributing to the neglect of household pets? That was a question that would once have made me roll my eyes. I have always been sceptical about the impact that films have on their audiences and have never bought into the idea that violent film’s equal violent people and other similar notions. As an avid watcher of horror films since the … Continue reading Disney’s G-Force; Irresponsible Filmmaking
With each New Year there comes a wave of people desperate to improve themselves, making promises they may not keep and resolutions they may not stick to. The gym gets busier, Facebook fills up with gym selfies and statuses that inform you of what your Facebook friends have eaten and how many hours they’ve spent working out. We’re all guilty of it, because once the … Continue reading New Year New Me. Make your New Years Weight Loss Goal a Success
Ok so I might have had a little bit too much fun writing my previous post about my five must have items in a zombie apocalypse, so I’ve decided to go all out and write some more! There are so many types of horror film I thought it only fair to give a few others a go too. Plus who doesn’t love a bit of … Continue reading Surviving a Slasher: My 5 Must Have Items
I’ve been asked by someone from Man Crates to make a list of the items I’d want if I were trapped in a horror film. If you’ve not heard of them before, Man Crates make awesome gifts for men that come in a crate that can only be opened with a crow bar, so go and check them out because Christmas is fast approaching! There are … Continue reading Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse: My 5 Must-Have Items
With the recent news of Robin Williams’ tragic death, the subject of suicide and related mental illnesses is more important than ever. A subject that is still very taboo in many places around the world, suicide is something we avoid talking about, or even acknowledging. World Suicide Prevention Day falls on the 10th of September and Davin, an independent Irish feature film by director Graham … Continue reading Irish Film Davin Marks World Suicide Prevention Day
If you’d have asked me at ten years old what a patriarch was I probably would have said a type of exotic bird. An article with the title Girls with Short Hair are Damaged came to my attention last night and with a groan and an eye roll I clicked to have a read. I’m one of no doubt many women that’s bored … Continue reading Response: Girls with Short Hair are Damaged
A trailer is a key component of any film; it’s what advertises the movie and grabs people’s attention. For most people, a trailer needs to do just two main things – tell them whether it’s their sort of film, and inform them when it will be released. It doesn’t require three minutes of footage, giving away pretty much the entire plot, for people to work … Continue reading The longer the trailer, the worse the film?