“Venom”: It’s not as bad as you might think…

Rating: ★★★ It feels like everyone has something to say about Venom. Amongst critics and fans, it’s caused a lot of debate and controversy. Whenever this happens, I tend to find myself becoming even more curious about the film because if everyone else has strong words to say, maybe I will too? Before I begin my review I just want to put in a quick disclaimer: I … Continue reading “Venom”: It’s not as bad as you might think…

Collabs: ‘At The Flicks’ Episode 9: Lucky or Crazy

  I’ve had a lot of fun collaborating with Jeff, Graham and Neil on their podcast At The Flicks. The introduction of my new column, Lucy’s State of The Movies, can be found on this episode. I spoke to the guys about horror films over the past 25 years, and which ones I think stood out to me the most. I also talk about Saw a lot … Continue reading Collabs: ‘At The Flicks’ Episode 9: Lucky or Crazy

Short Film Saturdays: “The Super Recogniser”

  Rating: ★★★★★ This week I’m back with another review from Big Picture Film Club‘s ‘Conspiracy’ event. I’m so excited to share this with you guys as it was my favourite of the night, for reasons which I’ll delve into below. Shoutout to writer-director Jennifer Sheridan for speaking with me after the screening, it was so nice to meet you! The Super Recogniser follows Jacob, who is … Continue reading Short Film Saturdays: “The Super Recogniser”

Return to Hundred Acre Wood: A review of “Christopher Robin”

Rating: ★★★★ As a child I adored Winnie The Pooh. From owning soft toys of Pooh bear and his friends to playing Pooh sticks in the woods with my grandad, it shaped a lot of my childhood. Perhaps this explains why I was so drawn to this film from the day it was released. I was excited yet quietly apprehensive as you often are when your favourite childhood … Continue reading Return to Hundred Acre Wood: A review of “Christopher Robin”

South Korean Cinema: My thoughts on “Oldboy”

    Rating: ★★★★ 1/2 One of my goals this year was to introduce myself to a new type of cinema. I asked around and people told me I should watch some South Korean films based on the darker themes these films tend to explore. The first film on my list was Oldboy, probably one of the most famous films to come out of South Korea and … Continue reading South Korean Cinema: My thoughts on “Oldboy”

“Deadpool 2”: A surprisingly heart-warming sequel

Rating: ★★★★ After the success of Deadpool, it’s natural to feel apprehensive about what comes next. Will it be as good as the first? Or will it fall flat? I was excited to see the Merc with a Mouth back again, but wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. I’d thankfully managed to avoid all spoilers online, so I was excited to see what the sequel would bring to … Continue reading “Deadpool 2”: A surprisingly heart-warming sequel

The Lucy Goes to Hollywood Podcast!

Hello everyone, I have decided to create a podcast to go alongside the blog! This is a pretty nerve-racking thing for me, but also exciting as it allows me to showcase my love of cinema and TV in a whole new way. The podcast will be hosted here: http://lucygoestohollywood.podbean.com  I’m not quite sure when the first episode will be, but I’m working on it, and will … Continue reading The Lucy Goes to Hollywood Podcast!