Having had my third term at home, my exams canceled, and my graduation ceremony postponed, it feels like the almost three years of my film degree have ended with something of a whimper. So as an exercise in appreciating all that I’ve learned over the course of my time studying BA Film, instead of sitting around eating Dairy Milks and feeling sorry for myself, I’ve … Continue reading Finishing A Film Studies Degree
I won’t bore you with an intro all about the current situation – we all know what’s going on, and we’re all some combination of freaked out and bored out of our minds. Most of us will likely spend this period of self-isolation watching a hell of a lot of TV and film, so as someone who does this regardless, I feel as though it’s … Continue reading Streaming Sites For The Quarantine
Here’s a link to my most recent article for Zavvi on my top ten favourite Pixar scenes – check it out! Continue reading Zavvi Article: Top Ten Pixar Moments
I think in the heat of the summer blockbusters, I find it easy to get caught up in the idea of rating films out of five stars, ten points, two thumbs, whatever the scale might be. Most of the superhero and action fare that comes out is formulaic and predictable enough to directly compare in a logical way: this one had an interesting lead, this … Continue reading Why I Won’t Be Rating Films In My Reviews Anymore
Here’s a link to a feature I wrote for The Digital Fix on Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse, and how it holds up decades after it began. Continue reading The Digital Fix Article: The View Askewniverse In 2019 – How Does It Hold Up?
Here’s a link to the latest team collaboration over at Film Inquiry where we’re talking about our favourite films by A24 – in my case, the brilliantly awkward Eighth Grade, out now in Britain! Continue reading Film Inquiry Article: Favourite A24 Film Collaboration
Here’s a link to my first essay for Girls On Tops’ READ ME section, about Ghibli protagonists and their emotional resilience. This is probably the article that I’m most proud of so far, so please take a look! Continue reading Girls On Tops READ ME Essay: Wolf Girls And Hatters – The Emotional Strength In Miyazaki’s Women