Sometimes dialogue alone in film doesn't quite suffice. All the words in the world can't define the mood and meaning a director strives to achieve. That's where music often steps in. The right song supports the film's tone and tells a deeper story within its greater arc. From an exciting battle cry to easing in … Continue reading 6 Examples of the Creative Use of Music in Film
A no spoilers review of the new Netflix limited psychological thriller series, Behind Her Eyes, Miss it miss out!
The ITV have recently released their adaptation of the notorious Pembrokeshire murders, staring Luke Evans and Keith Allen. Evans plays Steve Wilkins, the detective, whose unfaltering determination finally led to the conviction of John Cooper (Keith Allen). The story is adapted from the book Wilkins wrote 'The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching the Bullseye Killer' and told … Continue reading The Pembrokeshire Murders – The Bullseye Killer
On Monday, Jesy Nelson announced that she would leave Little Mix. Her statement included the reason we all expected; the constant scrutiny and pressure causing her mental health to continue declining. Known as ‘The fat one’ and numerous attacks on the shape of her head/face, it is no surprise that Jesy has suffered with mental … Continue reading Jesy is Out of the MIX
Halloween can only mean one thing, Fright Night Film Fest!! I love getting in some popcorn, sweets, turning off the lights and having a scary film marathon (not on my own mind). Check out my other film night essential! Horror is my favourite genre, I love psychological and supernatural type films. I don’t mind a … Continue reading Top 10 Horror Films of the 21st Century
After landing her dream job in Paris, Chicago marketing exec Emily Cooper embraces her adventurous new life while juggling work, friends and romance.Netflix Ok… So the plot isn’t anything original, but if you want an easy watching then this is definitely worth the watch. Think Devil Wears Prada meets Ugly Betty, and you’ll get Emily … Continue reading Is Emily in Paris Worth the Watch?
Have you ever given up on love?When her boyfriend lets her down for the last time, Brooklyn bookshop owner Bea James makes a decision – no more. No more men, no more heartbreak, and no more pain.Psychiatrist Jake Steinmann is making a new start too, leaving his broken marriage behind in San Francisco. From now … Continue reading I’ll Take New York – Book Review
As the leaves fall off the trees and turn brown, and the nights draw in closer, that can only mean one thing… It’s time to pull out the fluffy blankets for cosy film nights. Nothing feels better on a cold, dark Friday evening than having the usual film night with my babies (OK, so they … Continue reading My Top 5 Films for Autumn
Oh yes, it’s that time of year and my favourite TV show OF THE YEAR is about to hit our screens. Excited much? YES!! Thanks to COVID, it is launching slightly later than usual, with less contestants, but I'm sure it will be entertaining nevertheless. Nothing feels better, on a cold, wet Saturday night, than … Continue reading Strictly Come Open-minded
Wow, 2020 is almost over! Summer looks like it is leaving us, so now is the time to plan your duvet moments for the hibernation season. I love nothing more than cuddling up on the sofa with a fluffy blanket, a hot drink, some snacks, and some binge-worthy series or a good film. We are … Continue reading What’s on Netflix in September