Reviews: Parasite (2019) and Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

Recently, I spent a day at the BFI and I was lucky enough to see two films that were both very high on my to watch list. Both films were critically acclaimed and I'd been looking forward to seeing them for months. Parasite (Boon Jong Ho, South Korea, 2019) All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family …

My Favourite Films of 2019

2019 has a lot of bad films but there have been so many gems. These are my favourite films of the year. Vice (Adam McKay, USA, 2018) The story of Dick Cheney's rise to power is not something I necessarily thought I would enjoy, but I was fascinated by this film. Not only is the …

I Watched Many Films On A Train

I had a lot of long train rides in my trip to Scotland! To entertain myself, I decided to make the most of Netflix's download feature and watched a couple of films. May The Devil Take You (Timo Tjahjanto, 2018, Indonesia) I watched this on Nicole Cliffe's recommendation and I'm glad I did. It's an …

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, …

What I Saw At The London Film Festival 2019

This is my fourth year visiting the London Film Festival, and I enjoy and experience more year upon year. This year was my most frantic festival ever, due to having a full day at the Festival and seeing two films after returning to London from Scotland. Why I Saw The Films I Did I wanted …