About

Hello there 🙂

On this blog you will find frank and personal reviews about Films, new and old. I may ramble, I might even go off on the odd tangent – but I have to come to think that even my opinion is valid in the vast world of movie reviews so I hope you will stick around join the ever growing movie community chatter!

The name’s Claire, I am simply a girl in her twenties, blogging about my love of life and film. I grew up in the Midlands, UK and moved to Manchester to study at Uni. I am still here after graduating in summer 2011 (yet it feels like another life already), and living with my lovely bearded boyfriend.

I was contemplating one day if I had a real hobby, I’m not into sport, I don’t read a lot, I don’t collect anything or have an obsession with any bands (my Spice Girls days are over, as are theirs). Can love of film really be a hobby?? After a little research I decided yes, it takes up a lot of my time, I don’t get paid for it, and I LOVE it – therefore defining a hobby in my book!

So here I am, blogging for the first time about movies I am watching or may have watched, eagerly anticipating or majorly hating. Reading up on film reviews is all well and good, but for a rookie like myself, experts seem to have many opinions that just don’t reflect how I am going to enjoy a film. Usually I haven’t read the comic or seen the original from the 1800’s, nor am I familiar with the Directors previous independent films blah blah etc. Is my opinion void? I don’t think so, the average Joe audience deserves a voice and here is a little one to start us off, no doubt I will find more like minded film lovers on the way!

Happy reading and Happy blogging! XxxX

45 thoughts on “About

  1. MikesFilmTalk January 1, 2013 at 8:35 pm Reply

    Hey! Thanks for the follow. I am following back as we Joss Whedon and Predator fans gotta stick together! Cheers mate! 😀

    • myreelpov January 1, 2013 at 8:40 pm Reply

      Yay awesome thanks dude 😀
      Your site looks very impressive! Mine is just a baby lol!

      • MikesFilmTalk January 1, 2013 at 9:47 pm

        I would only classify mine as a toddler. LOL Only just learned to walk and resorts quite often to crawling! 😀

  2. sanclementejedi January 10, 2013 at 2:18 am Reply

    Enjoyed checking out your blog, it looks sweet nice job setting it up

    • myreelpov January 10, 2013 at 10:10 am Reply

      Thanks! Thats good to hear, hope to see you stopping by again 🙂

  3. lcope2 February 1, 2013 at 12:03 am Reply

    Hi Claire,

    I like the film material on your blog would you be interested in having it on my online magazine. Take a look and let me know what you think.

    http://www.speedbumpcity.com

    Cheers,

    Luke

  4. filmscorehunter March 12, 2013 at 2:10 am Reply
  5. r361n4 March 12, 2013 at 6:52 am Reply

    Hey Claire,

    Just wanted to invite you to my Scorsese Guest Review series, I’d love to have you on the site if you’re interested in contributing 🙂 shoot me an email at aswinn92@live.com if that’s the case

    • myreelpov March 12, 2013 at 9:35 am Reply

      It would be my pleasure 🙂 I will email you shortly!

  6. […] have been nominated for an award By Claire at MyReelPOV for the  Dragon’s Loyalty Award!  a combination of the Versatile Blogger Award and the […]

  7. Hypersonic55 March 26, 2013 at 1:33 am Reply

    Good day to you WordPress friend! Just wanted to let you know I nominated you for an award in the shape of The Very Inspiring Blogger Award. I’m sure you probably have gotten this before but in case you haven’t here you are: http://hypersonic55.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/the-very-inspiring-blogger-award/ 😀

    • myreelpov March 26, 2013 at 9:02 am Reply

      Cheers dude, nope not had it before, I am honored 🙂

  8. lukebbtt March 29, 2013 at 2:34 pm Reply

    http://oracleoffilm.com/2013/03/29/liebster-award/ Hey, have another award. I’m nice like that.

  9. Hypersonic55 April 14, 2013 at 7:18 pm Reply

    Evening Claire you have another flying your way. Dunno if you’ve recieved this one before but here it is anyways: http://hypersonic55.wordpress.com/2013/04/14/liebster-award-for-me-oh-you-shouldnt-have-but-ill-take-it/

  10. Mark Walker May 9, 2013 at 11:34 am Reply

    Looking good around here Claire. Thanks for the recent follow. Thought I’d drop by and reciprocate.

    • myreelpov May 9, 2013 at 11:35 am Reply

      I saw you on Keith and the Movie’s get to know you thing 🙂 Thanks for the follow also!!

      • Mark Walker May 9, 2013 at 11:39 am

        Haha! I’m starting to think I should have left out some of those Trainspotting details. Don’t want to scare people off 😉

      • myreelpov May 9, 2013 at 11:45 am

        Well how an earth do you get into a fight with a cast member of Trainspotting.. on the other hand that could be a silly question!!

      • Mark Walker May 9, 2013 at 12:01 pm

        I met the guy at a party. It was the guy on the panel when Spud goes for the job interview. But, yeah, I suppose you could say the chances of that are pretty high LOL. 😉

      • myreelpov May 9, 2013 at 12:14 pm

        Haha it is a funny story to tell at parties at least!

  11. mikeyb185 May 11, 2013 at 4:50 pm Reply

    Holy shit Claire, your blog is fantastic! I think I must have started mines around the same as you and now I feel like I have a lot of catching up to do!

    • myreelpov May 11, 2013 at 6:22 pm Reply

      Haha thanks dude that’s really nice of you to say! I will have a nosey at your blog I bet it’s great!!

  12. Adam Brannon June 15, 2013 at 3:20 pm Reply

    Great site, consider yourself followed!

  13. Reggie July 4, 2013 at 3:28 am Reply

    An excellent blog, very enjoyable! Congratulations

  14. vinnieh August 2, 2013 at 12:39 pm Reply

    Just wanted to say keep up the awesome work on this blog.

    • myreelpov August 2, 2013 at 12:57 pm Reply

      Cheers dude nice of you to say 🙂

      • vinnieh August 2, 2013 at 1:11 pm

        Don’t mention it, you should check out my blog if you get the time.

  15. culturedleftpeg September 17, 2013 at 11:35 am Reply

    Whoop! Just to say, I’ve finally gotten around to responding to one of those ‘Awards’ type things… and big props to you, for I’ve nominated you for the Liebster Award.

    http://mynerfherder.com/2013/09/17/liebster-award/

  16. […] MYREELPOV […]

  17. Andrew Blumetti October 5, 2013 at 8:23 pm Reply

    Hello!

    Very happy I found your blog- loving your writing and film reviews!

    Keep up the great work!
    -Andrew

    • myreelpov October 6, 2013 at 3:40 pm Reply

      Thanks for the kind words!

  18. Hypersonic55 December 4, 2013 at 4:28 am Reply

    Hi there, I have nominated you for the Sunshine Award, all the rules you have to follow are available here: http://hypersonic55.wordpress.com/2013/11/29/i-got-a-sunshine-blog-award-alright/

  19. Dambreaker December 29, 2013 at 2:42 am Reply

    I think I’m sold to be the 600th follower to this blog.

    • myreelpov December 29, 2013 at 10:08 am Reply

      Yay thank you very much!!!

  20. stevendavisuk March 16, 2014 at 10:15 pm Reply

    Hey great blog here! You were so local I live and work in Birmingham. You have a interesting blog here and will be sure to keep coming back! Steve 🙂

    • myreelpov March 17, 2014 at 8:00 pm Reply

      Cheers dude nice of you to say! 🙂

  21. alexraphael August 3, 2014 at 9:40 pm Reply

    You have a new follower 🙂

    • myreelpov August 4, 2014 at 11:28 am Reply

      Excellent thank you very much 😀

  22. Mikel J. Wisler May 23, 2015 at 8:23 pm Reply

    This is a really cool blog! Out of curiosity, do you ever review short films and indie films people might submit to you?

  23. vinnieh July 29, 2015 at 11:00 am Reply

    You have an excellent blog here.

  24. Professor VJ Duke September 11, 2015 at 8:27 pm Reply

    Rambling is just fine. I do it every other day, you know.

  25. Munna June 1, 2016 at 8:54 pm Reply

    Hi Claire: Hope you are doing good…It’s been longtime, no movie reviews from your end !!!

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