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2008, bringing film, music, theatre and event
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Reviews on Blazing Minds

We’re proud to bring you some of the latest Movie Reviews from Cinema and DVD & Blu-ray as well as On Demand. We also work with the local theatres to be able to bring you Theatre Reviews, plus Events and from time to time Book, Music and Tech Reviews.

Dark Forest – An Independent Horror – Movie Review
Remember back in the 80s when we had those brilliantly mass-produced horror movies that we all used to love watching at our friend’s house, well Dark...
Movie Review: Killing Gunther starring Arnold Schwarzenegger
A dysfunctional team of young assassins set out to make a name for themselves by killing the most notorious hitman of all time, Gunther (Arnold...
Love, Simon – A heartwarming and delightful Comedy Drama – Movie Review
I’ve been looking forward to seeing Love, Simon since I first saw the teaser trailer some time back and I was hoping that the Cineworld...
Akira – A Ground Breaking Anime Movie Loved By Fans Around the World
Akira has to be one of those groundbreaking movies that even after all these years since it first came out still has the power to...
Honeycrisp – Exclusive Movie Preview/Review
Back in 2016 I brought you a review of Sunset Rock and an interview with director Marc Wilkinson, in that review/interview I mentioned that they...
Movie Review: All I See Is You starring Blake Lively and Jason Clarke
A while back you may have seen me review The Unseen, a film which was I enjoyed, so when All I See Is You, a...
Hit Girl #1 – Comic Book Review (Contains Spoilers)
Covers for this issue – Title – Hit Girl #1 Creative Team – Mark Millar (W) Ricardo Lopez Ortiz (A) Amy Reeder (C.A) Publisher –...
Kick Ass #1 – Comic Book Review (Contains Spoilers and Previews)
Covers for this issue – Title – Kick Ass #1 Creative Team – Mark Millar (W) John Romita JR (A)(C.A) Publisher – Image Comics Release...

Latest Movie News and Competitions

From new Cinema Releases to Blu-ray and DVD release dates
This is the section for all your new movie news
And some our great competitions for movie merch and more

Win a Ready Player One Merchandise Prize Pack
To celebrate the release of ‘Ready Player One’ in cinemas March 29th, Warner Bros. Pictures and Blazing Minds offer you the chance to win some...
Space Truckers to get UK Blu-ray Debut with a Remastered Release
We’ve got some more movie release news for you today dear readers with some space-travelling truckers, deathly machines and evil pirates crash the cosmos in Space...
WIN The Psychological Thriller Requiem on DVD
Blazing Minds and Acorn Media International have got together to bring you a chance to win the new series on DVD from the team behind The...
Macbeth, a unique Re-imagining heads to Digital this April
Entirely shot on green screen, Shakespeare’s Macbeth has been reinvented by director Kit Monkman (The Knife That Killed Me) in an exciting new film adaptation....

Interviews with Stars of Stage, Film and More

We are lucky here at Blazing Minds that we get the chance to meet and chat to
some amazing people.

Interview with Ed Byrne by Brian Donaldson – Spoiler Alert at St David’s Hall, Cardiff
ED BYRNE has been an acclaimed stand-up with audiences and critics alike for 20 years now. His success with shows such as The Roaring Forties,...
Dead by Daylight: The SAW Chapter – Interview
Prepare for the horror of The SAW Chapter in the in multi-player survival horror Dead by Daylight you’re given a choice. Do you have the...
Interview with the Sister Act Live Choir Lead Singer Diamantina
OH HAPPY DAY! Sister Act Live Choir is coming to St David’s Hall on Saturday 17 February for not one, but TWO performances! But you’ll...
Claire Sweeney, We’re Crazy For You – Interview
There are some great shows heading to Venue Cymru in Llandudno this Spring, we caught up with television and theatre performer, Claire Sweeney, as she...

About The Award Winning Blazing Minds

Blazing Minds has been running since 2008 and has grown over the years to be a trusted source in the entertainment world, bringing its readers the latest film reviews as well as theatre shows and some of the biggest gigs/events in the UK.

Closely working with local cinemas, theatres and other venues to bring you more than just the movie news.

Founder Karen Woodham, who won a UK Blog Award in 2015 for her event coverage, has worked with Thomas Nicholas, Jimmy Cricket, Wheatus and much more.


Karen Woodham is an amazing blogger. She is tapped into Social Networking and has a great way of writing that is sure to entertain. Her film reviews are thoughtful and entertaining and her work on Blazing Minds is superior.
Andrew BennettBenspark
Karen Woodham is a great blogger. She manages a few very popular blogs and is a great community leader!
Ann Smarty
When I see Karen Woodham has written a new movie review I make sure I take the time to come and investigate. The reviews are not of the critical view or directorial analysis type. I wouldn’t want to read them! instead, they are written by a movie watcher for movie watchers. By the end of the review I can always tell if the film would be a good match for me, Karen has a knack for getting the feel of a movie across in her reviews.
Andy BaileyComment Luv
Karen Woodham from Blazing Minds has always inspired me. I love that she is always kind and thoughtful and she’s also very talented musically. I remember when she would blog about anything and really didn’t have a niche blog so to speak. As time went by she experimented with all sorts of ideas but she always managed to maintain her unique outlook on the blogosphere. She does movie reviews these days but still manages to connect with her audience on a deeper level by sharing personal stories every now and then. She is also a bit of a celebrity these days, but she stays grounded and I think she is an awesome role model.”
Top blogger and movie reviewer.
Enstine Muki
Karen Woodham is an excellent blogger who gives attention to detail to any product or service she reviews. Her blog is has a high volume of traffic and an interactive audience and Karen is one of the bloggers I respect and admire online.
Justin GerminoDragonBlogger
Karen Woodham has always been on top of her game when it comes to movie reviews. Her posts are detailed and insightful. Karen infuses the perfect amount of information with opinion to generate discussions with her readers.
Victor SalazarMetallman’s Reverie
Karen Woodham is an awesome writer and easily engages her readers. I often follow the advice of her movie reviews as they are ‘spot on’. Karen has compassion and a willingness to help others, and it shows in all the things she writes and blogs about. I’ve read some of her more compassionate pieces and they show her desire to be a part of inspiring and motivating others with her work
Sally Brown
Karen Woodham channels her passion for films into writing informed entertaining reviews for her website Blazing Minds. Her warm affable style has attracted a loyal readership to her website since 2008. As a long time follower of Blazing Minds, I admire Karen’s passion and ability to inform, inspire and infuse her readers with highly-engaging articles, from blogging and Twitter tips to memes and music reviews. I trust Karen’s opinion and can depend on her to provide an honest review every time.
Lauren SalkinThink Spin
Karen is a star blogger. She has managed to build a raving fan bases and is known to have the top entertainment blog in wales. She’s consistently excellent and has been around for a while, so her work ethic is some of the best I have encountered.
Ivin Viljoen
Karen has always and continues to support the theatre and will happily take time out of her busy schedule to review some of our shows. Nothing is too much trouble. She is a pleasure to work with
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