Whether or not we’re always aware of it, most of us are in search of the perfect movie-watching experience. Here are some rules I’ve recently realised I adhere to pretty strictly...
The Hollywood Blockbuster (Avatar)
Go for an early performance at the nearest overpriced multiscreen, on an Orange Wednesday so everyone else is there too. With as many friends as possible, lots of popcorn to chew noisily, and horribly overpriced drinks to...
I don’t often visit the cinema with my mother: but over the years I’ve perfected the fine art of choosing an appropriate film. It’s all about the research: I look for words like uplifting, gentle, feel-good, charming and heartfelt in the promotional material, and hope this promises the qualities below:
- Likeable female characters that you can bond over your affinity with.
- At least one male character with entirely honourable tendencies.
- Gentle, relatively...
It turns out life as an editor at a b2b publication wasn't for me, so I recently reverted to lifestyle journalism at a Bristol-based magazine - while assisting a photojournalist on work for the national broadsheets. Unsurprisingly then, I can happily jabber on about photography till the proverbial cows find their way home. Though the same can be said for culture, the arts, travel, and the wonderful idiosyncrasies of 21st century life... I guess you might say I'm easily entertained!