Katie Doyle

The Dark Crystal and Why 80s Nostalgia Can Be Good

The Dark Crystal and Why 80s Nostalgia Can Be Good

Katie Doyle presents why she feels the reemergence of 'The Dark Crystal' via Netflix signifies the positive side of this decade's 80s nostalgia trip.[...]
Dirty Books (2016) Short Film Review

Dirty Books (2016) Short Film Review

Katie Doyle considers Zachary Lepierre's 2016 short film 'Dirty Books', starring Noah Bailey, to be "made of some sensational parts" in her movie review.[...]
Katie Doyle's 'Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With' 2.5 - The Miracle Maker
This World We Live In (2017) Short Film Review

This World We Live In (2017) Short Film Review

"It is movies like 'This World We Live in' that we need more than ever" according to Katie Doyle in her review of Gage Oxley's LGBT+ short film about a young man's battle to uncover his sexuality in an oppressive society.[...]
1984 (1984) Review

1984 (1984) Review

'1984', Michael Radford's adaptation of George Orwell's famous novel, "is an important film because of its ageless quality" according to Katie Doyle in her review.[...]
Spirit of ’45 (2013) Review

Spirit of ’45 (2013) Review

Ken Loach's documentary on the development of social standards and the National Health Service in the UK, 'Spirit of '45', has been reviewed by Katie Doyle.[...]
Katie Doyle's 'Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With' Part 2

Katie Doyle's 'Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With' Part 2

In Part 2 of her 'Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With' series, Katie Doyle outlines three more films that have had a profound effect on her faith and spirituality.[...]
Katie Doyle's 'Movies I had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With' Part 1

Katie Doyle's 'Movies I had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With' Part 1

A person's faith can have a profound effect on their cinema watching experience and, sometimes, the cinema watching experience can have a profound effect on a person's faith. Katie Doyle's journey through cinema has been bullet pointed by such moments. In this piece, the first of two articles, she outlines three movies she had a spiritual experience with.[...]
'Dr Terror’s House of Horrors' – A Curious Outing Into British Horror

'Dr Terror’s House of Horrors' – A Curious Outing Into British Horror

1960s British Horror is the home of Katie Doyle's thoughts this Halloween, courtesy of her experience with Amicus Productions’ first Portmanteau: 'Dr Terror’s House of Horrors'.[...]
The Film Mobcast - I, Daniel Blake & British Film

The Film Mobcast - I, Daniel Blake & British Film

Hosts Joe and Katie return to discuss the release of 'I, Daniel Blake' and its critical reception, as well as the history of British films including 'Trainspotting', 'The Full Monty' and more.[...]
Star Trek Beyond (2016) Review

Star Trek Beyond (2016) Review

2016's 'Trek' offering, 'Star Trek Beyond', as directed by Justin Lin, has been reviewed by resident Trekkie Katie Doyle, here.[...]
Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World (2016) Review

Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World (2016) Review

'Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World' (2016), a documentary feature that told the story of the legendary artist David Bowie, has been reviewed by Katie Doyle.[...]
A Woman’s Vengeance (1948) Review

A Woman’s Vengeance (1948) Review

'A Woman's Vengeance' (1948) has been reviewed by Katie Doyle. See where this "stylish melodrama full of huge characters" ranks on our 24 point scale.[...]
Three Days In Auschwitz (2015) Review

Three Days In Auschwitz (2015) Review

'Three Days In Auschwitz' (2015) has been reviewed. See what Katie Doyle makes of Phillipe Mora's documentary, here.[...]
What’s Wrong With the Original 'Spider-Man' Trilogy?!

What’s Wrong With the Original 'Spider-Man' Trilogy?!

"These movies came at a time when people needed them" in Katie Doyle's special look at Sam Raimi's 'Spider-Man' trilogy (2002-2007).[...]
Goosebumps (2016) Review

Goosebumps (2016) Review

Katie Doyle has reviewed the live-action incarnation of R. L. Stine's 'Goosebumps' series: 'Goosebumps' (2016) starring Jack Black.[...]
Through Hardships Untold – Farewell Goblin King

Through Hardships Untold – Farewell Goblin King

Katie Doyle has written an ode to David Bowie, with a specific focus placed on the importance of his work on 'Labyrinth' (1986) both personally to her, and to the world as a whole.[...]
It's Not What You Watch, It's How You Watch It

It's Not What You Watch, It's How You Watch It

In Katie Doyle's latest contemplative piece, she writes about how important the ways you watch film can be to your reception of it, and offers a few examples from her own past.[...]
It's A Wonderful Life: The Truest of Christmas Films

It's A Wonderful Life: The Truest of Christmas Films

Tis the season for a Christmas rant. Katie Doyle presents hers in the form of her latest piece: 'It's A Wonderful Life: The Truest of Christmas Films', here.[...]
Why I Actually Like 'The Phantom Menace'

Why I Actually Like 'The Phantom Menace'

'Why I Actually Like The Phantom Menace' by Katie Doyle.[...]
The Film Mobcast Ep. 7 - Best of 2015, Star Wars, The Hunger Games, Disney & More

The Film Mobcast Ep. 7 - Best of 2015, Star Wars, The Hunger Games, Disney & More

In the December 2015 episode of The Film Mobcast podcast, hosts Joe and Katie are joined by new guests Michelle and Sophie as they discuss the best of film in 2015, their favourite Disney moments, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, Batman v Superman, Star Wars and much more![...]
Katie’s Favourite Disney Movies

Katie’s Favourite Disney Movies

See which three animated Disney movies Katie Doyle considers her favourites and why, here.[...]
"Trapped Magic" Trailer Review (2015)

"Trapped Magic" Trailer Review (2015)

'Trapped Magic' trailer review courtesy of Katie Doyle. See the trailer for this independent fantasy film, and find out how to support it, here.[...]
The Star Trek Movies Ranked

The Star Trek Movies Ranked

Every 'Star Trek' movie ever released has been RANKED by our very own Trekkie, Ms. Katie Doyle. Check it out, here.[...]
Song of the Sea (2014) Review

Song of the Sea (2014) Review

Oscar-nominated animation 'Song of the Sea' (2014) has been reviewed by Katie Doyle, here.[...]
Brazil (1985): A Cut Above the Rest

Brazil (1985): A Cut Above the Rest

Read about why Terry Gilliam's 'Brazil' (1985) is "a cut above the rest" in Katie Doyle's opinion, here.[...]
A Dozen Summers (2015) Review

A Dozen Summers (2015) Review

"A Dozen Summers" - a British comedy set for cinematic release on August 21st 2015 - has been reviewed by Katie Doyle here.[...]
A Psychedelic Revisit of Yellow Submarine

A Psychedelic Revisit of Yellow Submarine

"A Psychedelic Revisit of Yellow Submarine" by Katie Doyle takes a fond look back at The Beatles' 1968 animated adventure "Yellow Submarine".[...]
A Celebration of the Animated Classic "The Prince of Egypt"

A Celebration of the Animated Classic "The Prince of Egypt"

A celebration of "The Prince of Egypt" (1998) by Katie Doyle. Discover just what you were missing from the 'original' non-Disney animated feature, here.[...]
In Memory of Christopher Lee - An Analysis of The Wicker Man (1973)

In Memory of Christopher Lee - An Analysis of The Wicker Man (1973)

Katie Doyle has dissected the importance and brilliance of the 1973 version of The Wicker Man starring the recently passed Christopher Lee, and has paid a fitting tribute to the actor, here.[...]