How To Do: The London Theatre Direct New Year Sale

If you love theatre, I'm sure you already know about this! The London Theatre Direct New Year Sale is opening, so here's your guide on how to make the most of it. This post will have a part two coming some time in February. What is the London Theatre Direct New Year Sale? The London …

How Does The Ghost Stories Film Build On The Play?

I was lucky enough to see the European premiere of Ghost Stories (Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman, 2017) at the 2017 London Film Festival and it easily became one of my favourite horror films. It's a multilayered text which seems to effortlessly glide to it's conclusion. I was unaware until attending the premiere that there …

Frozen II And The Legacy It Bears (Spoilers)

Well, at last the long awaited sequel to Frozen is out! I was quite excited for the sequel, I thought the trailer looked really good, and although I want to see more original stories from Disney, I thought this film could be really good. And it was...kinda. The animation was completely gorgeous and I loved the character …

Four Christmas Markets I Loved And Two I Wouldn’t Visit Again

I love Christmas markets. Around Christmas they're my favourite festive thing to do, whether for present buying or just having a good time out with friends. I've visited a few of markets in my time, and these are my favourites and least favourites. The Four Christmas Markets I Loved Aberdeen, Scotland Aberdeen was great to …

Is Hot Fuzz a Folk Horror?

While rewatching one of my favourite films, and having listened to a lot of The Evolution of Horror recently, it suddenly occurred to me that Hot Fuzz (Edgar Wright, 2007) is basically a folk horror film, just with a comedic overlay. Folk horror is a dark genre, which usually derives it's horror from haunted forests, …

Do You Want To Help Primates Trapped In The UK Pet Trade?

Primates and the way they are treated are very close to my heart. I studied them intensively when I was younger, and now I have been working alongside many members of the public and Monkey World to try and rescue those trapped in the legal and illegal pet trades. I've written about STAMP It Out …