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
So, almost a year after getting involved with all this funny film criticism nonsense, I’ve arrived at my first proper awards season. Alas, it was the 2018/2019 awards season, which many are referring to as one of the messiest and most anger-inducing in recent memory. From the allegations swarming around Bryan Singer to Viggo Mortensen’s use of the n-word in interviews, hope for the progressivism … Continue reading My Thoughts On The 2019 Oscars