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, …

The Flaw With Zombi Child (Spoilers)

Living in London, I've been lucky enough to go to the London Film Festival every year since 2016. As expected with a film festival, while I've seen some fantastic films there, I've also seen some that I really struggled with. This year, the film I struggled with the most was Zombi Child (Bertrand Bonello, France, …

GBBO Bake-Along: The Finals

I love the Great British Bake Off! It's such a joyous, inspiring program and this year I've decided to do a 'bake-along'. I'm going to bake something in keeping with the episode's theme each week and write about it here. I'm also going to write about the week's episode, so there will probably be spoilers …

GBBO Bake-Along: Semi-Final Week

I love the Great British Bake Off! It's such a joyous, inspiring program and this year I've decided to do a 'bake-along'. I'm going to bake something in keeping with the episode's theme each week and write about it here. I'm also going to write about the week's episode, so there will probably be spoilers …