Tag: Mark Kermode

  • Edinburgh: A Final Reflection.

    Two weeks ago I handed in my MSc Film Studies thesis. Before I knew it, everything was in boxes and my time in Edinburgh had come to an end. I’m now back home in Lancashire, with several full cardboard boxes still lingering in the corner of my bedroom. Unpacking these last few boxes will mean […]

  • Film Music Live.

    A film score can make a movie. After one evening at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester I was reminded of just how crucial music is to film. Music often drifts by without our recognition and with just a little bit more attention to detail we can learn to appreciate the thought and conviction that goes […]

  • BIFF Highlights: 2013

    After a splendid few days at The National Media Museum, my time at Bradford’s 19th International Film Festival drew to a close. Having already reviewed several of the events and screenings I attended, my reflections on the festival have already begun. With so much going on at the festival it is tough to identify my […]

  • The Return of the Brothers.

    I am counting down the weeks until Bradford International Film Festival returns to the National Media Museum. Last year I attended several events at the festival and formed some wonderful memories and had some very insightful experiences. I watched Mark Kermode interviewing the sensational Ray Winstone about his career and reflections upon it. Winstone proved […]

  • Mark & Ray.

    Photo by Chris Boland (http://www.bolandactorheadshots.co.uk) This is just a quick entry to express my current excitement. In 8 days I will be at Bradford Film Festival. Firstly, I will be watching Mark Kermode perform in his band ‘The Dodge Brothers’. They will be accompanying the silent film Beggars of Life. I will then be watching […]