Sum Up Of 2017

So 2017 is over! I took 3 big trips (4 if you count travelling back from DLP on the 1st...), 3 small trips, saw 5 theatre shows and went to 2 conventions! January I started 2017 in Disneyland Paris, which I have to admit is not a bad place to start the New Year in! …

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Film Analysis: The Seven Deadly Sins in Se7en

Se7en was a film I studied a lot at university, but the most arguments I have about the film are about who the victims of the seven deadly sins actually are. Gluttony-The Gluttony victim is obvious; the man fed to death is the initial victim who sets up the plot and the first mystery. From …

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, …

Film Review: The Madame In Black (Vinsencius, 2017)

'The Madame in Black', or 'Svarta Madam' is a Swedish 24 minute short film written and directed by Jarno Lee Vinsencius. It centres around two siblings, Alex and Emma, who play a childhood game they used to play and are tormented by the object of the game, the Madame in Black. I came across this …

Review: Hot Fuzz 10th Anniversary Screening and Q&A

On Saturday 6th May 2017 I took my dad and sister to a special screening at the BFI Southbank. Hot Fuzz, one of our favourite films, has just had its 10th anniversary, and the BFI and Loco Comedy Film Festival were hosting a special 10th anniversary screening with a Q&A after. I was really excited …

Film Review: Charming (Dir: Tom Albanese, 2016)

Charming is a 16 minute long short film revolving around Prince Charming in his quest to find love and break a curse. This film was recommended to me by my friend Amy Elize at The Willow Web, and I'm really glad I watched it. The film is a fun exploration of the fairytale genre from …

A Sequel to Unbreakable and Split?!

There will obviously be spoilers for Split in this post. Unlike a lot of people I know, I really enjoy (most of) M. Night Shyamalan's work. I even worte a chapter of my dissertation about Unbreakable, as it's one of my favourite films. As we all know, Shyamalan had been having a dark period in …