Today is the 40th anniversary of one of the greatest movies ever made, Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope. 40 years ago, George Lucas introduced movie-goers to a galaxy far, far away and launched the careers of Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and the late Carrie Fisher. What is amazing is this small film in... Continue Reading →
A scene from one of my older short films that I directed called Feel Good Lost. Here Amelia has jumped on a random train out of the City to escape. Feel Good Lost - Train Scene from Natalie on Vimeo.
Beautifully disturbing, it's films like Raw that remind me why I love films so much. Raw is a horror/coming-of-age like no other. The film follows Justine (Garance Marillier), a teen starting veterinary school and leaving home for the first time. The shots of the veterinary school are dark, grey and gothic, leaving feelings of tension. A strict... Continue Reading →
For me, what makes a great film is the script. Some of the best films ever made have one line that just makes the film for you. A quote that can make you laugh, cry, feel deeply. A good script is powerful. I have so many, but here are some of my favourite film quotes:... Continue Reading →
Hollywood loves a franchise so it's not surprising they carried on with Alien: Covenant, the supposed sequel to Prometheus. Ridley Scott returns with a new chapter in his groundbreaking Alien franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant are on course for a remote planet with 2,000 sleeping colonists on-board. After events unfold, they head to a... Continue Reading →
Ever since I can remember, I've been absolutely in love with films. I remember watching Star Wars for the first time when I was about four, and desperately wanting to be Luke Skywalker. Not Princess Leia, me, a very girly four year old girl wanted nothing more than to be Luke Skywalker and go off... Continue Reading →