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 …

Was Drag Race UK Worth It?

I was both excited yet nervous when Drag Race UK was announced. As much as I love Drag Race and had been enjoying what I could find of Drag Race Thailand, Drag Race was becoming too much and saturating the market, so I was concerned how Drag Race UK would fit in with that. I …

My Favourite Podcasts – 2019

I've written two posts like these before, but as I'm always looking for podcast recommendations, I thought I'd share what I'm currently listening to. I love all of these podcasts, and hope you find a new favourite too! The Faculty of Horror. The Faculty of Horror is a fantastic podcast based around horror films. Based …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Historical Inaccuracies in The Young Victoria

This April I'm doing the A to Z April Blogging Challenge. For Y I am looking at historical inaccuracy in The Young Victoria (Jean-Marc Vallee, 2009). The Young Victoria is a 2009 British-American film about the early years of Queen Victoria's reign and her courtship and eventual marriage to Prince Albert.  In any report about …