Blonde has proved divisive but Ana de Armas is undoubtedly Marilyn (Picture: Netflix)

Reimagining the rise of the world’s most famous actress, Marilyn Monroe, and the deep, lifelong scars that led to her tragic downfall. In her novel Joyce Carol Oates took particular care, prefacing Blonde, her fictionalised account of the life and death of an enduring icon as just that: complete fiction. I can’t help but wonder if a…… Continue reading Blonde

95th Oscars Academy Awards: Full List of Nominees

This year’s nominees have been revealed for the 95th Oscars, honouring the very best in the film industry of the last year. The nominees for the 95th Oscars have been announced. With the world re-emerging from the pandemic, 2023 saw a slew of films about film, with the likes of Steven Spielberg’s The Fabelmans encapsulating…… Continue reading 95th Oscars Academy Awards: Full List of Nominees

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio - (L-R) Gepetto (voiced by David Bradley) and Pinocchio (voiced by Gregory Mann). Cr: Netflix © 2022

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio is a masterclass of animation and a strong contender as the best Pinocchio film. Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio tells the classic story of the wooden marionette with added elements of mortality, war, and grief parcelled into this charming tale with talent including Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Finn Wolfhard, Christoph Waltz, Tilda…… Continue reading Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Exclusive: Spotless director Emma Branderhorst interview

Alicia Prinsen sits pensively as Ruby in Emma Branderhorst's potential OSCAR winning short Spotless (Picture: IJswater Films)

Spotless could be a serious OSCAR® contender with its short film about period poverty, as director Emma Branderhorst discusses. Spotless, directed by Emma Branderhorst, tackles the worldwide issue of poverty, and humiliation around period product accessibility. Please note the short film and the interview quotes with Emma Branderhost are told from a cisgender woman’s perspective,…… Continue reading Exclusive: Spotless director Emma Branderhorst interview

Top 5 Films Set In Ireland

With Ireland’s rich history and magnificent landscapes, it is no surprise this scenic country has been the inspiration and backdrop for numerous films and television series. Often referred to as the Emerald Isle, Ireland has been shaped into the beautiful and unique country we know today by its rich culture and heritage. Referring primarily to the…… Continue reading Top 5 Films Set In Ireland

Oscars 2022: Coda wins Best Film

At the Oscars 2022, Coda became the ultimate underdog winning Best Film, though the night will be most memorable for Will Smith derailing the show. Coda won Best Film at the Oscars 2022, though Will Smith will be the rememberable moment from the 94th Academy Awards after the Fresh Prince assaulted Chris Rock. Ultimately, the…… Continue reading Oscars 2022: Coda wins Best Film