Big Screen

From today’s blockbusters to the old-but-gold video tapes, the Big Screen section is a treat for movie lovers of all ages. Featuring new releases, hidden gems, timeless classics and more, this section will take you on a journey through cinema, introduce you to new favourites and hopefully new likeminded friends!

Come and engage and have some reel fun (geddit?!)

Autumn Beauty, Books and Big Screen Gems

Autumn is one of my favourite times of the year. I know lots of people aren’t a fan of the cooler weather and early dark nights, but I love hunkering down under a cosy blanket with a mug of hot…

Film’s Best and Worst for September 2018

September 2018 has been a strange one for film – we’ve had crazy big successes such as Crazy Rich Asians and films with miles to go before they break any box office records like Mile 22.  Check out my round up of blockbusters…

13 Reasons Why “13 Reasons Why” Didn’t Need a Sequel

*Warning: spoilers ahead for 13 Reasons Why seasons 1 and 2!* If you haven’t heard about 13 Reasons Why by now, you must have been living under a rock. Season 1 of the TV adaptation of Jay Asher’s YA novel was talked…

Sleeping Beauty’s Sinister Century: Grisly Disney

If I didn’t cover Sleeping Beauty in my Grisly Disney series, I’d be missing a prime candidate. Despite the tale Disney spins, her story is not all naps and charming princes. Far from it! Of all of the origin stories…

Think Sleeping Beauty is all pink frock and peaceful naps? Think again!

Aladdin’s Atrocious Origins: Grisly Disney

It’s been a while since my last Grisly Disney! Come and find out the origins of Aladdin before 2019’s live action retelling!

Rapunzel’s Twisted Tale: Grisly Disney

Rapunzel’s been around since the 11th century. She’s been everything from a princess of Iran to vegetable thief’s daughter. Explore her origins with me in this blog post!

Cinderella’s Shady Story: Grisly Disney

Did you know Cinderella is thousands of years old, has been seen in almost every continent of the world, and crops up in over 345 stories? Find out her grisly origin story here…

Belle’s Bad Break: Grisly Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Time for another Grisly Disney! This time we’re looking at Beauty and the Beast through the years…

Why Marvel’s The Defenders and Harry Potter are more alike than …

How do Marvel’s super popular Netflix shows give a nod to another popular fandom, Harry Potter? Read on to find out!

Mulan’s Macabre Memoirs: Grisly Disney

Ever wondered how much Disney stuck to the original source material? Click through to find out Mulan’s darker, original story!

Ariel’s Awful Adventure: Grisly Disney

What would the much loved Disney classic look like if they’d stuck to Hans Christian Andersen’s original tale?

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