Although BBC 3 is now only available online that hasn’t stopped them from showcasing some fantastic new drama, namely emotional new drama Thirteen starring My Mad Fat Diary star Jodie Comer. In a new drama mystery as gripping and confusing as ITVs Broadchurch, Comer plays 26 year old Ivy Moxom who has recently escaped from being held captive by a man for thirteen years. The … Continue reading BBC3s Thirteen: Can You Unravel the Mystery?
Even if you haven’t yet seen Deadpool you will no doubt have cottoned on to the hype. It’s been all over social media these past few weeks and has been raking it in at the box office with its increasing popularity. If you’re anything like me you may not have ever heard of Deadpool before the film came out and the hype may have been … Continue reading Deadpool; Pastiche at its Finest
This week the Rocky Horror Show has been in Birmingham as part of its 2016 tour. The cult classic doesn’t really need a review; most people know it, and most people love it. But I’m going to review it anyway! The great thing about Rocky Horror is that it isn’t just a show. Even on the outskirts of Birmingham people from all over the place … Continue reading Rocky Horror Show at New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham
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
HERE LIES JOE Teaser Trailer from Sweven Films on Vimeo. Another one to add to the watchlist for anyone who loves short films, this little indie is a slightly more sombre offering than the previous short film I reviewed but nevertheless it is still an impressive one. ”Here Lies Joe” tells the haunting and beautiful story of two lost souls who find one another in … Continue reading Here Lies Joe
For a short film to be a success, it needs a really catchy, clever little story and Total Performance is the perfect example. “Cori is and actress, but her main gig is something a little bit weirder. She works for a company that employs actors to play opposite real people who want to rehearse a difficult conversation. A breakup, a firing, or even an embarrassing … Continue reading Total Performance (Short) 2015
If you’re into indie films there are loads available online, usually completely for free, and one of those is Fatal Premonition. A short film (about 11 minutes in total) with a tight and entertaining story, well worth checking out. “Fatal Premonition” (2016) – Short Film from Mind Palace Pictures on Vimeo. Continue reading Fatal Premonition: Indie Short