Review | Labyrinth (1986)

This morning I woke up to discover the shocking news that David Bowie had passed away, aged 69. Undoubtedly, he was one of the most influential musicians of our time and could be described as a creative genius, and just like magic, this transpired through any medium that he touched or role that he played, whether it…

Trailer | Disney Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur

The official trailer for Disney Pixar’s latest nature-driven outing The Good Dinosaur has been released today, here is the supporting description of the movie: The Good Dinosaur asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you…

Review | Minions (2015)

Minions: A dungaree-clad and goggle wearing species with an unidentifiable, non-translatable yet universally understood language. The colourful and loveable brand has stretched into a feature-length side project following the hugely successful Despicable Me films, which put the minions on the map. Minions (2015) spans back to the dawn of time, where we witness the minions evolving through the…

News | A Tribute to James Horner

I was deeply saddened to awake this morning to the news that one of the greatest cinematic composers, James Horner, has passed away, aged 61, in a solo plane crash of which he was piloting. At age 5, Horner began studying piano and by age 24, he started composing music for film, with almost 160 film…

Review | Jurassic World (2015)

Jurassic World exploded on to the big screen last weekend and made a roaring $500,000,000 at the box office, I couldn’t miss the opportunity to check out the latest in a franchise that I had grown up watching on VHS. Admittedly, I wasn’t overly excited for the release; I went into it with low expectations (and a…

Introduction | Lights, Camera, ACTION!

Hi, I’m Adele. You might know me better as The Girl in Glasses, I’ve been writing a Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle blog for the last 6 months but I’m expanding into Screen through Specs to write about one my biggest passions… movies! Before jumping right in with it, I thought that I would share a small introduction, so…