American Beauty – A Review

For the finale in my series of reviews throughout the month of March, I thought it would be appropriate to discuss my favourite film of all time – American Beauty. At the opening of the film, we are looking at a standard, bird’s-eye-view pan of American Suburbia. Fresh green lawns, lined with white picket fences,…

La La Land – A Review

When I first saw the adverts for La La Land, I was very apprehensive as to how this film was going to be perceived. It looked like a very cheesy, old school musical but set in modern day, which I personally thought would be difficult to make successful. The star studded protagonists (Emma Stone and…

An American in Paris – A Review

As you all are aware, I am a huge musical theatre lover. My obsession for musicals and performing was really elevated when I watched “Singin’ in the Rain” for the first time when I was around 12 years old, seeing Gene Kelly’s talent and passion for dance enlightened me. So this quickly followed with me…

Newsies – A Review

As an avid musical theatre lover, I am always aware of when there are special screenings in the cinema. On Sunday there was a one-off screening of the Disney Theatrical Company’s production of Newsies. So me and my stagey friends took this opportunity and booked tickets right away. Tango Ice Blast and salt popcorn in…

How To Tackle Early Mornings

So if you know me personally, I know you’ll be thinking: “Bex, you are NOT a morning person!”. And yes, I shamefully admit that I do not cope with early morning very well. But since coming to university, I have been faced with multiple 9am starts each week, which means I have to be awake at about…

A Day in London

This weekend, I had the rare pleasure of being at home rather than at university. I would come home to visit more often but because of rehearsals, assignments, and the time and money it takes to travel home, I can’t! But as this weekend marks a week until I turn 19, I came home to…