That Time I Saw IT

So I went to see IT... I'm a big Stephen King fan, and have been for years, and although there hasn't been the best track record with adaptations of his work, I was really excited to see IT! But that might be a different blog post... I went to an early morning showing on a …

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An Unpopular Opinion on Stranger Things

On paper, Stranger Things is a show I should love. I love the whole supernatural/alien angle, the government being involved a la Stephen King's Firestarter and I think the kids are fantastic. And I liked the first series. I just didn't love it as much as everyone else. It was enjoyable, but I didn't find …

King on Screen: The Stephen King Season at the BFI

Stephen King is one of my favourite authors ever, and has been a big inspiration to me for years, so I was so excited to hear that the BFI were doing a Stephen King season over September and October! As I was especially busy over this time, I didn't get to go to many events, …

How To Deal With Homesickness At University

I was incredibly homesick during my first year at university. It's a very common situation, for a lot of people they're leaving home and becoming independent for the first time. Homesickness is to be expected, so here's some tips you can use if you or a friend are feeling really homesick.  Join a Society Homesickness …

Review: Ghost Stories (Dyson and Nyman, 2017) at the London Film Festival

Ghost Stories is a UK 2017 drama film directed by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman. The plot revolves around Phillip Goodman, who is sceptical of the supernatural and attempts to disprove it's existence. The film stars Martin Freeman and Andy Nyman, one of the directors. I was able to see this film as part of …

Review: Adriana’s Pact (Orozco, 2017) at the London Film Festival

Adriana's Pact is a 2017 Chilean documentary that focuses around the director's aunt, her dark secrets and her past in Argentina. It is directed by debut filmmaker Lissette Orozco, who features in the documentary. I was able to see this film has part of the Debate strand at the London Film Festival. The Debate strand …