Tag Archives: film review

FILM REVIEW: Frozen

Frozen (Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee, 2013)

I know it’s not always a good idea to give people high expectations BUT… I am not exaggerating when I say: BEST. DISNEY MOVIE. EVER! I was completely spellbound. Based loosely on The Snow Queen, Frozen is the latest Disney animated feature film, featuring two strong female characters. I’m happy to admit I cried. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Frozen

Advertisements

FILM REVIEW: August: Osage County

August: Osage County (John Wells, 2013)

August: Osage County is based on playwright Tracy Letts’ Tony-award winning play about a family who reunite following the death of the family patriarch (Sam Shepard). Meryl Streep stars as matriarch Violet Weston, a complete psycho-bitch of a mother who is battling cancer and is addicted to prescription drugs. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: August: Osage County

My Worst Films of 2013

I generally avoid movies that are clearly going to be shit so this is by no means a list of THE worst films of the year. Rather, these are the films I saw for some reason or another (they got good reviews/ the trailer looked good/ a friend wanted me to go) but my ultimate verdict was: crap. I have included some spoilers here (with spoiler alerts) but these shouldn’t matter because you shouldn’t bother watching any of these films. Continue reading My Worst Films of 2013

Welcome! + My favourite movies of 2013

moulin-rouge-1

Welcome! I’m often told I see way too many movies and musicals (although, seriously you guys, seeing Wicked three times in a thirteen month run is NOT that much- others saw it 100+ times). I’ve decided that my passion for film and theatre should be put to some use in the form of a regular blog where I will review those films or productions that I feel like I have something worth writing about. I realise that lumping film and theatre together might seem a bit broad for some (especially those weirdos that “hate musicals” – way to generalise by the way) but film and theatre are related in many ways and I will do whatever I damn well please! I may also add in the occasional television-related post as I’m an avid TV fan also. Continue reading Welcome! + My favourite movies of 2013