Thursday Movie Picks: Fake Identity

This week in Thursday Movie Picks – run by Wandering through the Shelves – we’ve been asked to list three to five films that feature fake identity. I found this a tricky theme, as there are many more films that focus on mistaken identity instead, so may have strayed from the brief slightly. If you haven’t... Continue Reading →

Musical Monday: Daft Punk bid adieu

French electronic duo Daft Punk announced their retirement in February, bringing to an end an illustrious, award-winning career that had spanned nearly 30 years. Famous for never revealing their faces and for wearing robotic helmets and gloves, the enigmatic duo (confirmed as Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo) composed the soundtrack to 2010's Tron: Legacy.... Continue Reading →

Thursday Movie Picks: Forbidden Love

This week in Thursday Movie Picks - run by Wandering through the Shelves - we've been asked to list three to five films that feature forbidden love. If you haven't seen some of these films, expect spoilers! Romeo + Juliet (1996) The archetypal story of forbidden love is, of course, William Shakespeare’s 'Romeo and Juliet',... Continue Reading →

Thursday Movie Picks: Friends to Lovers

This week in Thursday Movie Picks - run by Wandering through the Shelves - we've been asked to list three to five films that feature friends falling in love. After giving it some thought I've gone for a feel-good selection of enjoyable films. Suffice to say, if you haven't seen these films, expect spoilers! Zack... Continue Reading →

Blogathon: Five Films Forever

I recently set some of my film blogging friends the challenge of taking part in a new blogathon I had launched: 'Five Films Forever'. The challenge: “You wake up to eerie silence. You call out ‘Hello?’ but no-one answers. You’re alone except for a film projector and speakers with infinite battery life and five of... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Films Not in the English Language

When it comes to films recorded in a dialogue that isn't your native language, are you put off completely or are you still open and willing to watch it? In my experience there are several different groups of people when it comes to international films: some won't watch any film unless it is recorded in... Continue Reading →

Thursday Movie Picks: 2020 Releases

This week in Thursday Movie Picks - run by  Wandering through the Shelves - we've been asked to list three to five films that were released in 2020. As a pandemic often demands, I spent much of 2020 at home so the majority of films I saw last year were released and watched via streaming... Continue Reading →

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