My 2017 Summer Blockbuster Picks

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

SOURCE: Marvel Studios / Disney

It's almost that time of year again, summer blockbuster season. That time when all the roller coaster rides of cinematic fun come out. This year has some movies I've been really looking forward to, and some that look interesting enough for me to drag my lazy bum to the cinema. So here are my picks for what new blockbusters everyone should go and see.

Fashionably Late to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Thursday, 6 April 2017

SOURCE: Warner Bros.

There are some films, games and books that I just seem to miss the boat on, and end up watching much later after all the excitement has died down. The Harry Potter series in general was like this after only really getting into it towards the tail end of the movie series. Now with the latest film in the Potterverse franchise -Fantastic Beasts and Where to  Find Them- I feel late to the party again, since most of the fans probably saw the picture with the cinematic release back in November of last year. But I've finally gotten around to watching it, in what I'd like to think is a fashionably late manner. 

3 Must Watch Bittersweet Films

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

SOURCE: Focus Features

The feeling I get after watching a film can range from satisfaction to all out anger, but the one feeling that affects me more then anything is that of bitter-sweetness. That feeling of happiness but with a pervasive tinge of sadness sprinkled in. These films usually enter my list of all time favourites, even though they carry such an emotional blow that I cant watch them too often.  Then sometimes I end up watching them as a kind of emotional masochism. So here are my 3 recommendations for some truly top shelf bitter-sweetness.