Favourite Film’s of 2016

Here are some of my favourite films from 2016. Before we begin though, here is my list of ‘would probably definitely be on this list if I had seen it yet’: Kubo and the Two Strings, Rogue One, Moana, Sing Street, La La Land, Loving, Hacksaw Ridge.

In no particular order …

Zootopia

One of the first films I saw this year and boy did we get off to a fantastic start. This film about talking animals contains countless layers of commentary on gender inequality and racism. While being oh so clever and hilarious. Continue reading

Films I’m excited for (2015 part 2)

Award season is coming up and the movies are coming thick and fast until the end of the year and into 2016. Here is the list I’m excited for:

Steve Jobs:

From the writer (and therefore king of biopics) of The Social Network comes this biopic about the life of Steve Jobs. You guys know by now how much I LOVE BIOPICS. I’m so excited. Continue reading

Biopics

Biopics have to be one of my favourite genres of film (and I LOVE film). There’s something about (almost, sometimes vaguely) true stories being told visually and aurally that immerses you in moments of history like nothing else. This is a list of some of my favourite Biopics (I’ve used the term loosely) and why they have made an impact on me personally. At the end I have added a list of Biopics that I haven’t seen yet, but would definitely make the list if I had (and I definitely plan to watch them). Continue reading

2015 In Film

2015 is going to be a MASSIVE year in film. Multiple blockbuster franchises have new installments for release this year as well as some entries into other film genres. Here are the films I am most looking forward to this year and when they will grace our screens in NZ!

Unbroken (22nd January):

I’m a sucker for biopics, films based on true stories or anything remotely historical. This film is based on the true story of Olympic athlete Louis Zamperini during the second World War. Includes plane crashes and prisoner of war camps. Continue reading