August 2017 Film Releases | The films I have been watching this month

After navigating my way through a lovely wedding season and travelling for much of June and July, I decided that August should be a ‘plan free’ month and as a result, have managed to get to the Picturehouse Central as much as possible to see the latest releases. Here is a selection of what I have been … More August 2017 Film Releases | The films I have been watching this month

“All we did was survive” Dunkirk Film Review

Christopher Nolan‘s latest summer epic “Dunkirk”, soared into cinemas two weekends ago and has topped global box offices beating out that pesky “Emoji Movie”, which signifies that there is justice in the world. With titles such as “The Dark Knight”, “Inception” and “Interstellar”, Nolan’s movies have always been hotly anticipated and this time, with an … More “All we did was survive” Dunkirk Film Review

Tell em Baby’s comin’… Top 5 Reasons to See “Baby Driver”

So I may be slightly delayed here, given that this film roared into U.K cinemas to critical acclaim over three weeks ago, however , I felt it wasn’t too late to tell you just how awesome Edgar Wright’s (“Shaun of the Dead”, “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”) latest outing is and why you HAVE to … More Tell em Baby’s comin’… Top 5 Reasons to See “Baby Driver”

Spike Lee- In Conversation

When London’s Picturehouse Central announced ‘An Audience with Spike Lee’, I booked tickets straight away. The iconic American film director, producer, writer and actor was in town as part of the ‘Spike is 60’ Festival, a series of movie screenings across the U.K displaying Lee’s well-known and also his less recognised work. Famous titles such as ‘Malcolm X’, ‘Do The … More Spike Lee- In Conversation

Welcome to Hollywood | L.A Travel Itinerary | Part II

” Welcome to Hollywood. What’s your dream?”- Pretty Woman Day One 11:00am We hit the freeway and took the 30-minute drive from Santa Barbara to Hollywood. Since I can remember, I have always dreamed of seeing the iconic sign in the hills. We took the roof of the Mustang down, played the “La La Land” … More Welcome to Hollywood | L.A Travel Itinerary | Part II

“The sea is as near as we come to another world…”- Monterey, Carmel & Big Sur Travel Itinerary

Next stop on our tour along the California coast was Monterey. This seaside town is home to the world famous Monterrey Bay Aquarium and boasts an ideal starting point for explorers wanting to visit Carmel-on-the-Sea and Big Sur. When we originally started planning our trip, we wanted to stay at Ventana Inn, Big Sur, however, … More “The sea is as near as we come to another world…”- Monterey, Carmel & Big Sur Travel Itinerary

If you’re going to San Francisco…… Travel Itinerary

After an incredible two weeks road-tripping the California coast, I am now home and back to reality – with a thud. The entire trip was a dream come true for me and now I understand why people wax lyrical about this part of the world. Each city we visited was  unlike the last and that much variety … More If you’re going to San Francisco…… Travel Itinerary

Holiday Prep Series | Movies that capture the heart of L.A | 2

When I think of Hollywood, there is only one movie that springs to mind for me, and that is Billy Wilder’s masterpiece “Sunset Boulevard”. Billy Wilder was the master of creating stories on screen with notable titles such as “The Apartment”, “Sabrina” and the widely acclaimed comedy “Some Like It Hot”, which will be forever celebrated … More Holiday Prep Series | Movies that capture the heart of L.A | 2

Holiday Prep Series | Movies that capture the heart of L.A | 1

In just a week and six days (but who’s counting), I will be jetting off to my dream holiday destination of California. To say I’m excited is an understatement. Over the past five months of preparation, my poor boyfriend, family and friends have heard me chirp on about nothing else and I have been making … More Holiday Prep Series | Movies that capture the heart of L.A | 1

“Hidden Figures”- The story of three women changing the course of history

We are currently going through a period of social change, with many powerful movements making headlines. In the forefront is equal opportunities for women. The recent result of the U.S Presidential election saw tens of thousands of women marching for their rights in Washington and across major cities around the world, creating an explosion of … More “Hidden Figures”- The story of three women changing the course of history