The Wind Rises is quite unlike any other of Miyazaki’s films. Essentially a biopic, this Studio Ghbili prduction tells the story of Jiro Horikoshi, aeronautical engineer, who worked during the pre- war era, designing planes for Mitsubishi. Jiro’s life is documented into sections. The beginning of the film sees him as a school child, where … More The Wind Rises (2013)
Director: Morgan Neville Stars: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer The opening scenes give way to Bruce Springsteen explaining the difficult process that is, stepping from the back to front of stage. This is of course, what Morgan Neville’s 91-minute documentary is all about. Through heartfelt interviews with some of the most talented back-up … More 20 Feet from Stardom (2013)
Scarlett Johansson takes on the role of Laura in Johnathan Glazer’s latest full- length feature. Not entirely a sci-fi thriller, not quite a horror film; definitely an existential question raiser, totally mesmerising, and plugged with a personalised soundtrack that will haunt you to the core. Johansson’s character doesn’t exactly talk much throughout the … More Under the Skin (2013)
If you’re a Wes Anderson fan, you’ll most definitely be awaiting this release. Preparing for what we think could be Wes’s most exhilarating and fun-filled film thus far, is keeping us firmly, right on the edge of our seats. The Grand Budapest Hotel is set for release in the US towards the beginning of … More Wes Anderson and The Grand Budapest Hotel
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) Directors: Ethan and Joel Coen Starring: Oscar Issac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, John Goodman, Garret Hedlund Beginning at the end, it seems there isn’t much redemption or resolve in-store for Oscar Issac’s character, LLewyn Davis. Davis is a struggling folk singer during the partial up-rise of the genre in a … More Is it really possible to get Inside the mind of Llewyn Davis?
If you haven’t already made plans for this evening, yes, it’s Valentines Day once again, why not take to the sofa, or grab a ticket to see one of the many great films that are out at the moment. Here are some suggestions that may inspire you… Her (2014) Spike Jonze unleashes … More Five Great Films for Valentines Day ❤
In October 2012, for my twenty-second birthday, myself and seven of my friends took a trip to Beer, Devon for the weekend. Here are some photographs I brought back.