Following on from his earlier article about the best use of songs sung by characters in non-musicals, Jonathan Tonge writes about the best songs written for or used in movies. What do you think of his top 5 picks?
With the end of the latestt lockdown just about in sight, Jonathan Tonge wrote about 5 more destinations for a UK holiday whilst international travel is still difficult during the summer.
Jonathan Tonge writes the second part to his story about dealing with loss, sadness and losing a parent so young
Ever watched a movie and been surprised by great musical scenes, even though it’s not a musical? I certainly have, so I ran through some of my favourite examples!
As we have said several times here at Bloom, we are big fans of Netflix’s Drive to Survive series documenting the drama of the Formula 1 season. A new series has just arrived – does it live up to the hype?
The cutesy Volkswagen Beetle, star of movies like Herbie Goes Bananas, started life as the perfect car for the subjects of Hitler’s Third Reich. I looked at the story of how it was reclaimed from the Nazis to become a symbol of counterculture and ubiquity.
Sometimes, an artists’ song is picked up by another artist to become a smash hit as a cover version. Here’s my top 5 picks for those covers that just about exceed the brilliance of the original.
Recently, Bloom had a fantastic opportunity to interview the amazing British filmmaker Ella Greenwood. At just 19, her short Faulty Roots is currently in development as a feature film. We spoke to her to discuss her journey from acting to making the films!
As part of our series honouring International Women’s Day we thought it prescient to bring attention to the British welfare campaigner Emily Hobhouse. Throughout her life, Hobhouse was committed to combatting injustice and wasn’t afraid to bring public attention to the failures of a mighty British imperial government at the turn of the 20th century.
Helping someone who is struggling can be difficult and takes a toll when you feel there’s nobody to talk to about it. Here are some steps you can take to boost your own mental health in that situation.