Mary Queen of Scots: Film Review

The subject matter of Mary Queen of Scots isn’t exactly my bag but I had to see it because I love Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie – and boy did they deliver.

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The Seagull: Film Review

The Seagull is one of Anton Chekhov’s most famous plays and it has been adapted many times, so I feel ashamed to say that I’ve never seen a version of it, on stage or screen, so I couldn’t possibly vouch for how this new take, directed by Michael Mayer and adapted by Stephen Karam, holds up against others.

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Saoirse Ronan didn’t want to make On Chesil Beach an abuse story

In the film adaptation of On Chesil Beach, Saoirse Ronan plays a character who is terrified of consummating her marriage to her new husband Edward (Billy Howle) and the film examines what that means for their disastrous wedding night.

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The technical difficulties of shooting On Chesil Beach at the actual location

Naturally, for a movie called On Chesil Beach, the filmmakers wanted to shoot on the actual Chesil Beach, particularly a long shingle outcrop surrounded by water on all sides, in Dorset. It may have looked cool on screen, but it was practically very difficult.

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On Chesil Beach: Film Review

I am a huge Saoirse Ronan fan so I will check her out in anything, but On Chesil Beach was also appealing to me because I like adaptations of Ian McEwan novels like Atonement and Enduring Love. This certainly isn’t as emotionally gruelling as Atonement, but the leads put in tremendous performances.

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Oscars 2018: Best & Worst Dressed

This awards season, I have been doing the red carpet analysis for all the major awards shows and we’re now at the climax – the Oscars!

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BAFTAs 2018: Best & Worst Dressed

Much like the Golden Globes, the stars took to the BAFTAs red carpet at London’s Royal Albert Hall in black to support the Time’s Up movement – and here are my favourite looks.

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Lady Bird: Film Review

Lady Bird has received so much hype and awards nominations and I had been wanting to see for months and months, so naturally I was excited to see it and my expectations were super high. I was concerned that it might not live up the hype which preceded it, but I didn’t need to bother – it is excellent and I loved it wholeheartedly.

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Top Films for February

It’s the start of the month, so you know what time it is – my monthly movie preview! Here are my recommendations for UK cinema releases this February.

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Critics’ Choice Awards 2018: Best & Worst Dressed

On Thursday night, it was another red carpet – the Critics’ Choice Awards – which means more fashion for us to check out!

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