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I’m a Midlands-based film/media producer currently based in Stourbridge. Whilst I enjoy experiencing and writing about all areas of the media (videogames, television etc) my real passion lies in the cinema, and it is there that my future ambitions and aspirations lie. I gained a First Class Honours degree in Film Production in 2009 and have been incredibly lucky enough to work with and meet some brilliant people in the industry - from interviewing the likes of Twilight star Robert Pattinson and BAFTA-winning filmmaker Mike Leigh, through to meeting some of the Hollywood elite including Johnny Deep, Zac Efron, Sir Ian Mckellen, Orlando Bloom and more.
The intention with this blog is to provide movie reviews and general musings on the world of film as a whole, with hopefully some exclusive content popping up over the coming months. I hope you enjoy reading, and any and all comments and feedback will be very gratefully received.
Posted at 1:27am Friday 6th December 2013
This new musical adaptation of the 1947 Christmas classic comes to Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre this week. As a keen festive enthusiast, I headed over to see if it was a case of brilliant or bah, humbug!
Posted at 9:52pm Thursday 7th November 2013
The stars of this years Wolverhampton Grand pantomime, Sleeping Beauty, kicked off the season in style last night with an evening of pantomime fun and hilarity at Wolverhampton's Molineux Stadium.
Posted at 11:58pm Monday 28th October 2013
Richard O'Brien's cult hit returns to the Midlands and settles in at the Wolverhampton Grand this weekend. I timewarped my way over to the Grand and checked out whether or not this 40th touring anniversary production still packs its naughty, irrepressible punch...
Posted at 9:32pm Monday 21st October 2013
Taking a temporary break from my London Film Festival coverage, as Halloween approaches everyone's favourite killer doll returns as Curse of Chucky comes to Blu-Ray and DVD today. I review Chucky's latest outing as the series returns firmly to it's horror roots...
Posted at 6:46pm Sunday 13th October 2013
Even amongst the hectic excitement of the London Film Festival, I'm equally glad and thrilled to continue supporting local Midlands theatre, and so last night headed to the closing night performance of South Staff's Musical Theatre Company's impressive production of Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, 'Carousel'.
Posted at 9:39pm Friday 11th October 2013
The extraordinary quality of films on show at this years London Film Festival continues with the American Airlines Gala film of choice - Alfonso Cuaron's extraordinary space thriller 'Gravity'. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney fight for survival in one of the years most impressive and enthralling movies.
Posted at 9:26pm Wednesday 9th October 2013
I attended the press screening and conference (getting to meet Tom Hanks!) of this years London Film Festival Opening Night Gala and another early Oscar favourite, director Paul Greengrass' (United 93, the Bourne films) 'Captain Phillips'. Out next Friday and based accurately on real life events, I bring you my exclusive review from London...
Posted at 1:17am Friday 4th October 2013
Once again I will be reporting and reviewing from the BFI London Film Festival. My coverage this year kicks off with survival drama 'All Is Lost', which is already garnering early Oscar buzz for Robert Redford as a lone sailor fighting for his life out at sea...
Posted at 3:18pm Tuesday 1st October 2013
The UK's most popular touring Burlesque production came to Birmingham this weekend. I headed over to review the show and get some clarity on what it actually means to 'Burlesque'...
Posted at 4:31pm Wednesday 18th September 2013
As Winter draws rapidly closer, Birmingham prepares to welcome it in internationally-renowned, dazzling style, as The Imperial Ice Stars and 'Dancing on Ice's' Olga Sharutenko prepare to bring a dazzling production to the Midlands next month...