Rating: ★★★★ 1/2 It comes as no surprise that Black Mirror was Netflix’s guinea pig for their first ever interactive film. Charlie Brooker’s anthology series about the dark side of technology has captivated fans ever since it first aired on Channel 4 in the UK. With Netflix being a leading entertainment service, the time had come for them to try something brand new. The film dropped over … Continue reading Netflix’s first interactive film: my thoughts on “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch”
There’s no denying that 2018 was a very successful year for Lucy Goes To Hollywood. I met so many wonderful film fans, started writing for Jumpcut Online, frequently collaborated with podcasts such as Filmotomy, At The Flicks and Cinemania, and attended a variety of film screenings and events. I never thought I’d be able to achieve all of that in such a short space of time, … Continue reading 2019 Goals & Resolutions | Lucy Goes To Hollywood
Rating: ★★ 1/2 I love The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo series. The Swedish films are excellent and David Fincher’s US adaptation was a decent watch too. Lisbeth Salander is such an iconic and well-written character, so her return to the big screen was met with much anticipation. With a new cast and new story I was looking forward to seeing it, catching a Limitless preview screening … Continue reading Disappointingly Average: A review of “The Girl in the Spider’s Web”
Rating: ★★★ 1/2 We’ve all had holidays that didn’t go according to plan, but George Ratliff’s new thriller takes this idea to a whole new level. Welcome Home follows couple Cassie and Bryan as they travel to Italy together. They’ve rented a secluded, spacious home for a few days, so they can spend some quality time together. So far, so simple. However, it’s soon revealed that they’ve been … Continue reading The holiday from hell: A review of “Welcome Home”
Rating: ★★★ 1/2 When I was first introduced to Ekaj, I genuinely thought it was a documentary. The realisation that it was in fact a work of fiction took me by surprise, and this is a testament to the directing style of Cati Gonzalez. She has gone to great lengths to make this film feel as real as possible. None of the actors in the film … Continue reading “Ekaj”: A gritty, raw portrait of a teenage runaway
Rating: ★★★ Happy Halloween everyone! What better way to celebrate than with my review of the latest in the Halloween franchise? 40 years after John Carpenter’s iconic horror film, we are greeted with a brand new instalment in Michael Myers’ saga. It feels like a really special moment for horror fans, as we reflect on the original decades later. The opening credits pay homage to the 1978 … Continue reading Halloween 2018: Michael’s back, back again
I spoke to Duane from Cinemania about Halloween‘s recent box office success, plus lots more horror news and discussions. You can listen to our full discussion here: Don’t forget to follow Cinemania on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! Continue reading Collabs: Cinemania Nightmares Ep.4 “Halloween Smashes the Box Office and more!”
I’m super excited to share the news of this brand new event with all of you. Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N is coming to ExCel London between November 2018 and March 2019! Any Marvel fans do not want to miss this experience as it sounds absolutely incredible. It has already had a very successful run in New York, Seoul, Paris, Singapore, Beijing, Taipei and Las Vegas, it’s London’s … Continue reading Calling all Marvel fans: Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N is coming to ExCel London!