Tags : 2019

General Election 2019

I felt that I’d be writing something along these lines, but not in my wildest dreams did I think it would be like this. The Conservatives were ahead in the polls from the get-go and although Labour’s closing of the gap to trailing by 9 points, it was never going to be an easy win. […]Read More

Why Disney Can’t Remake Magic

Since 2010, Disney has slowly been releasing more and more ‘live-action remakes’ of its classic films. In the wake of 2019’s The Lion King, and with Mulan (2019) soon to be making an appearance on our screens, I have to wonder: who are these remakes for? The early live-action and photorealistic remakes genuinely intrigued me. […]Read More

Film Review: The Lion King

The opening to Disney’s Lion King (1994) is utterly, and undeniably iconic. In this contemporary re-imagining of the classic animated feature, director Jon Favreau (The Jungle Book) matches the sequence almost shot for shot with a photorealistic remake and it is pure magic. From the opening notes of ‘The Circle of Life,’ you feel a […]Read More

Remembering Jeremy Clarkson, Britain’s forgotten threat

It has been established in 2019 that – alongside the fact Brexit will continue on a long and banal journey and Leeds United will send spies to compare the prices of Asda and Aldi – if there is a controversial subject, Piers Morgan will comment on it. The recent revelation that Gregg’s were launching an […]Read More

The Indiependent’s Most Anticipated Films of 2019

Here at Film on The Indiependent, we realise that sometimes, due to a plethora of options, most people struggle to know what to go and watch at the cinema. So to give you a helping hand this New Year’s Eve, we’ve decided (in no particular order), to bring you our most anticipated films of 2019. […]Read More