Having adored Hirokazu Kore-eda’s charming exploration of childhood and loss in I Wish (2011), as part of a university module, I was inspired to expand my personal catalogue of East Asian cinema, and watched Wong Kar-Wai’s acclaimed 1994 drama film Chungking Express.
There's a lot of "classic" films that I've never watched. I used to stick one on and force myself to watch, only to have the opposite effect and I pay no attention whatsoever, or just turn it off and watch something I actually want to watch.
Has a film maker ever really captured a scream the way Ari Aster does?
Tempest Studios is like-minded group of seriously cool gals who met studying film and media production at university in Liverpool.
Coming of age films can be defined by what barriers they smash and just how uncomfortable or nostalgic they can make us feel, but they're often remembered for what they bottle up about their own particular era.
The theme of a wrongly accused man is at the centre of some of my favourite thrillers such as Gone Girl, Presumed Innocent, Strangers on a Train, and Inception.
With the nineties bang on trend currently, the nostalgia for my childhood has been heavy on my mind. Those growing up around the decade will remember the often odd yet beloved films of the time, so I thought it would be fun to take a trip down memory lane to look at some of the… Continue reading Films That Shaped Me: Creepy Childhood Films
An ambitious film festival, supported by the BFI (British Film Institute), celebrating the hidden histories of women in Liverpool and how they have shaped the city is set to open this weekend.
I recently watched what has been called "the Citizen Kane of horror" at a special May Day screening. I'm talking about The Wicker Man of course.
The Young Women’s Film Academy are an amazing charity in the North East of England. They are passionate about promoting and encouraging young women to develop skills and interests in the film industry. The Academy runs a Saturday club for girls aged 12+ to make films that explore challenging and relevant issues, learn new skills and make friends in a relaxed, comfortable all-female environment.