” Film is a mirror of reality and it is a filter ”
– Call Me Be Your Name
These are the shelves that house all of the films I’ve collected and curated over the years; – and there’s a little bit of everything, from Disney to Ghibli, Marvel to Martin McDonagh. I’ve shared book shelf tours a couple of times before on my channel but never went into detail about my collection of films, however, since I’ve been having fun creating my one-minute film reviews it felt apt to share these with you now!
What are your favourite films? Are you a collector of movies?
Let me know in the comments!
February, as always, was a fantastic month for book, TV, and especially film releases! From Marvel masterpiece Black Panther to outstanding Oscar-worthy movies like The Shape of Water, and some much-awaited TV releases with series 2 of Jamestown and BBC’s star-studded Collateral. March was never going to seem as explosive, however, there are some things that I am very excited for!
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Lady Bird is a nostalgic and unapologetically feminist film that explores youth, unsurity, and letting go and I’m reviewing it in 1 minute!
Are you planning on seeing Lady Bird? What did you think of it?
Let me know in the comments!
Director: Greta Gerwig
Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Timothée Chalamet, Lucas Hedges
Running time: 93 minutes
“We’re afraid that we will never escape our past. We’re afraid of what the future will bring. We’re afraid we won’t be loved, we won’t be liked. And we won’t succeed.”
Merry Christmas, everyone!
So the presents have been unwrapped, dinners have been eaten, and the candles are burning low as the Christmas lights twinkle in the strangely empty trees. That means one thing: Christmas day is very nearly over. Me and my family will likely now be arguing over what movie to watch to tie up this lovely, yet long, day. (Hopefully, I’ll get my way and we’ll put our feet up to Rogue One!) It seems that it’s a very common tradition to end this special day with a movie, whether it’s the latest release or a Christmas classic; so I thought it would be fitting to share seven of the most Christmassy scenes in Christmas movies to round it all off – not that I won’t be watching these all year long, yes, even Continue reading
Back again with another film review for you today, this time it’s all about Edgar Wright’s new film Baby Driver! (I bet you didn’t guess that from the title!)
Although I frustratingly couldn’t see this film on the day it was released I was lucky enough to have a couple of days to let the hype start to settle around this film and fortunately it managed not only to meet this exceptionally high level, but exceeded it. So as soon as I got home from the cinema I sat down with my notebook, splurged all my thoughts down, did a quick little bit of research and recorded this video. I wanted it all to be fresh in my mind – I definitely think the buzz of it still shines through despite having to re-record it because I deleted all of my audio!
However I have reflected a bit more on the film and I have to admit that there was one thing that I had a bit of an issue with and that’s the fact that I wish the film had been a little less male-dominated.
I’m always that friend who gets overly excited for Halloween; pumpkins will litter my bedroom throughout the month of October, every detail of my costume will be planned for, and I’ll have a precise template for my pumpkin ready to carve! So I couldn’t wait to share some of my favourite halloween reads and watches.
If you’re looking for some spooky books then check out my video, if you want some ghoulish films and shows to watch then keep on reading!
With some incredible book to movie adaptations winning various different awards at the Oscars, Baftas, and the like – such as Room by Emma Donoghue and The Revenant by Michael Punke, which my mum and I are reading respectively before going to the cinema – I thought it’d be nice to share with you my Top Five Adaptations!
Let me know some of yours in the comments!