Annabelle Comes Home: A Film Too Far?

Honestly, when I decided to see Annabelle Comes Home (Gary Dauberman, 2019), I was fully expecting it to be a luckluster end to the Annabelle films. I was not expecting it to be good, and I was looking forward to laughing at how bad it was. But I thought it was...actually pretty good? There will …

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My Take on Midsommar

There may be spoilers ahead, so read at your own risk. I had been warned many times about seeing Midsommar (Ari Aster, 2019). People kept telling me about how disturbing it was, how messed up Ari Aster must be and that it would provoke my anxiety disorder. Despite, or possibly because of these warnings, I …

I Never Expected This At The BFI…

A couple of weeks ago I had a spontaneous Friday night out, and I found myself at the BFI Southbank. I was going to an event I never thought I would see at the BFI Southbank: a Death Becomes Her Bitch-along! Death Becomes Her (Robert Zemeckis, 1992) is a cult classic comedy film featuring Goldie …

The Confusion of Indie Sci Fi Flicks – A Discussion of Jonathan

So, while browsing through Netflix the other day, I came across Jonathan (Oliver, 2018). Jonathan's plot revolves around Jonathan, a young man who shares his body in shifts with his brother John. They live a life with a strict routine and film messages to each other, however, when John starts breaking their set rules, their …

The BFI and Radio Times Television Festival 2019

In 2017 I went to the BFI and Radio Times Television Festival, and I had such an amazing time. I really hoped to go in 2018 but I don't think it happened. I had assumed that the festival had been permanently cancelled, however, when I got an email to go to the festival, I jumped …

Why Project Nim Was A Terrible Experiment

Project Nim was a terrible, terrible, experiment. It's well known (because I will not shut up about it) that I feel very strongly about primates and the way they are treated. It's one of the reasons I am campaigning with STAMP it out to change the law about how monkeys are treated in the UK …

I Don’t Think I Liked Avengers: Endgame (Spoilers)

After writing a month full of film posts I'm starting going back to normal with...a film post! So I got to see Avengers: Endgame (Anthony and Joe Russo, 2019) on 25th April. I went as early as I could as I work in a cinema and we were sure the patrons would spoil the film …

Are The Zombies In 28 Days Later Actually Zombies?

For April I am doing the A to Z April Blogging Challenge. For Z I am focusing on zombies and whether or not the zombies in 28 Days Later are actually zombies. The Cambridge Dictionary defines a zombie as "a frightening creature that is a dead person who has been brought back to life, but …