GODZILLA: 2018 FILM CHALLENGE

it is week forty nine of my 2018 film challenge and this week’s theme is… A film made by an Asian filmmaker As I have one day left of BFI Player free trial I downloaded to watch Black Girl for Week 47, I took the opportunity to watch 1954’s Godzilla, by Japanese filmmaker Ishiro Honda. […]

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THE REVENANT: 2018 FILM CHALLENGE

We are at week forty eight of my film challenge; and we’re here with this week’s theme of.. A film by a South American filmmaker This was pretty much a no brainer, because I have had The Revenent, by Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu on my watchlist for a few years now. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio […]

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NOVEMBER FILM ROUND UP

It’s the penultimate film round up of 2018 – how mad is that? Again, it’s been another slow month, but thanks to the joys of Netflix I’ve been able to squeeze in an extra couple of new releases to this month so it’s not just my one cinema trip. Without further ado, here is my […]

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BLACK GIRL | 2018 FILM CHALLENGE

It is week forty seven of my 2018 film challenge and this week’s theme is… A film by an African filmmaker I owe a big thank you to Elliot Coen for this one – I’d watched District 9 by South African filmmaker Neill Blomkamp originally, but took to Twitter for more suggestions after feeling like […]

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THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE

Netflix originals are usually pretty hit and miss, especially when it comes to television shows. Case in point: Stranger Things, and then Insatiable. But trust me when I say the streaming platform’s latest addition is well worth your time: you need to see The Haunting of Hill House. Adapted as a re-imagining by Mike Flanagan from […]

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THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD

It’s rare that a film with such a massive build up to it comes with such a huge amount of backlash before production even stars, especially after such a successful franchise behind it. Enter Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Grindelwald. The highly anticipated sequel to the spin off series of the infamous Harry Potter series was […]

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