Film Reviews, Horror, Venice 2021

REVIEW: Last Night in Soho (Venice 2021)

Edgar Wright, acclaimed cult director of Baby Driver and Hot Fuzz fame, directs Last Night In Soho with a breezy smoothness, but this vibrant, pulpy horror is disappointingly toothless. In contemporary Cornwall, naive and fresh faced 18 year old Eloise ‘Ellie’ Turner (Thomasin McKenzie) is standing…

Drama, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Here Are The Young Men (2021)

[CONTENT WARNING: This review touches on potentially triggering subjects in the film, including death, drug abuse, and suicide] After seeing the trailer for Eoin Macken’s Here Are The Young Men boast such a strong young cast, it instantly found itself on my watchlist. This Irish…

Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘Emma’ Costume Designer Alexandra Byrne

Alexandra Byrne is an Oscar winning costume designer, who has worked on Hamlet (1996), Elizabeth (1998), The Phantom of the Opera (2004) and Murder on the Orient Express (2017). She has also designed the costumes extensively within the MCU – including Thor (2011), The Avengers…

Features, Latest, TV

Fi’s Top 30 TV Shows of 2020

I’ve decided to shamelessly steal from the great LA Times film critic Justin Chang and present my best TV shows of the year as a series of 15 pairs. I love finding connections between things and thinking of films in terms of double-bills, so thought…

Episodes, JumpCast

JumpCast: Episode 16 – Emma.

This week’s host Audrey is joined by Fiona and Erin to discuss Jane Austen adaptations and share their thoughts on the latest adaptation – Emma.  Available on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor, Podtail + Stitcher We would love to hear your feedback, so please let us know your thoughts on our…

Film Reviews, Romance

REVIEW: Emma. (2020)

After mid-90s and mid-2000s explosions in adaptations of Jane Austen novels, it feels like we’re over-due for another spate of films and TV shows based on the work of the world’s most famous female author. What we have had in recent years is adaptations of…

Features

Who is George MacKay?

Back in July, the release of Midsommar triggered me to do a deep-dive into the IMDb of Jack Reynor and I shared my findings with you, dear readers. Now, the release of 1917 and True History of the Kelly Gang has prompted a similar response…