about me

just wanted to do a little "about me" list to celebrate hitting 800 followers (!!)

thank you so much for following me and reading my dumb, one-liner reviews and obsessive scavenger hunting

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  • Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

    Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

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    basic about me;

    - bethan (with a skull)
    - originally from liverpool, uk
    - currently in gloucester, uk
    - bi & nb
    - january 1st
    - capricorn sun, leo moon, aquarius rising
    - slytherin
    - list-o-holic

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  • The Graduate

    The Graduate

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    in 2013 i studied film and creative writing at uni, then did my masters in media in 2016

    hopefully i'm going to do my phd in film in the next few years, but don't expect me to write any serious reviews

    my favourite project topics have been;

    - queer theory & disney animated classics
    - power structures and fan ownership in game of thrones
    - postmodernism in westworld
    - music and aesthetic study of black mirror

    thanks to my degree, i now hate westerns

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  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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    at uni i set up a harry potter society with some close friends and it was the best thing i ever did. i am so grateful to these books and movies, i have so many friends for life thanks to this wholesome franchise and even met the love of my life through it

    we're getting married next october after we got engaged in paris after a romantic scavenger hunt, aw

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  • Moana

    Moana

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    i can't stop getting tattoos.

    it all started with a deathly hallows symbol on my foot, now i have twenty

    a couple of my favourites are an astronaut named stan, the vfd symbol on my ankle, and the portrait silhouette of my grandma.

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  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

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    i love the lion king so much that it's now basically a personality trait.

    i used to watch it every day as a kid, then almost every day as a teenager when i ran a lion king tumblr, so i've worked out that I've probably spent 500 hours of my life watching the lion king, and that's the same as a month.

    one month of my life spent watching the lion king.

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  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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    top ten favourite films;

    - the lion king (obviously)
    - eternal sunshine of the spotless mind
    - moulin rouge
    - the graduate
    - the theory of everything
    - star wars: a new hope
    - the wicker man
    - mary poppins
    - harry potter and the prisoner of azkaban
    - the shining

    (here's a list of all of my favourite films)

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  • (500) Days of Summer

    (500) Days of Summer

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    i actually discovered my favourite music through film, thanks especially to (500) days of summer and the graduate;

    - the smiths
    - the killers
    - simon and garfunkel
    - hozier
    - the beatles
    - elton john
    - david bowie
    - fleetwood mac
    - edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros
    - nick cave and the bad seeds
    - lizzo

  • Twin Peaks

    Twin Peaks

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    i don't watch that many tv shows now but here's a few i still go back to;

    - twin peaks
    - doctor who
    - tuca and bertie
    - the us office
    - taskmaster
    - harmonquest

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  • Wuthering Heights

    Wuthering Heights

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    i should definitely read more;

    - wuthering heights ; emily bronte
    - frankenstein ; mary shelley
    - harry potter and the prisoner of azkaban ; j k rowling
    - a game of thrones ; george r r martin
    - the shining ; stephen king
    - a series of unfortunate events ; lemony snicket

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  • Wreck-It Ralph

    Wreck-It Ralph

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    if i'm not watching films, i'm probably playing video games;

    - the sims (i've honestly spent like 600 hours on this game)
    - animal crossing
    - planet zoo
    - pokemon
    - tropico
    - red dead redemption
    - fallout
    - grand theft auto

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  • Game Night

    Game Night

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    we play a lot of board games with our friends, so here's a few I can recommend;

    - betrayal at house on the hill
    - mysterium
    - carcassonne
    - one night ultimate werewolf
    - tsuro
    - bananagrams
    - gloom

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  • The Sound of Music

    The Sound of Music

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    these are a few of my favourite things;

    - old vinyl records
    - bonfire night
    - cups of tea
    - city lights
    - mysteries
    - heavy rain
    - wine haze
    - pink sunsets
    - lazy mornings
    - spontaneous tattoos

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  • Frances Ha

    Frances Ha

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    people i love;

    sophie | beth | luke | carolanne | charlotteΒ | sophieΒ | rachelΒ | charlotteΒ | erin

    letterboxd pals;

    bethany | christie | dan | emma | evan | gabby | libby | lindsay | olivia | sparky | tom | waqar

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  • The Social Network

    The Social Network

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    social media;

    twitter | instagram | film club

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