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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.


BenQ W1050 Projector – Tech Review
There comes a time when the 49inch TV just isn’t big enough, so when BenQ sent over their W1050 projector for me to check out,...
Bruce Willis is Back as John McClane in A Good Day To Die Hard
It’s hard to think that it’s been 30 years since Bruce Willis first brought John McClane to the big screen in what was a film...
Movie Review: Beast – Full of suspense from start to finish
I’m getting back to my reviews, after a short hiatus, so I’m pleased to bring you my thoughts on Beast which I had the chance of seeing...
Hairspray Has Brought Baltimore back to Venue Cymru – Review
WOW! Has it really been two years since the hit musical, Hairspray The Musical, was last at Venue Cymru in Llandudno! So last night I...

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 1 of 3 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Official Merchandise Packs
To celebrate the release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, which is the latest move in the franchise, we’ve teamed up with Universal Pictures to bring...
Flying The Nest Lands with a New Trailer and Artwork
Winter can be a harsh and unrelenting season; especially for a newborn Plover. But Ploey is no ordinary chick. FLYING THE NEST is the heart-warming...
Set Against The London Riots, OBEY Sets Date for UK Premiere
We’ve got some more premiere news for you today, Beyond Fiction and Harvest Pictures have told us that its film OBEY will celebrate its UK...
New British Comedy, Eaton By Lions, Set for World Premiere
We’ve had some brilliant news in today that Mecca Film Developments Ltd. is thrilled to announce hilarious and contemporary comedy feature film EATEN BY LIONS,...

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.


Calendar Girls Cast Interview at Burnsall, See the show at Venue Cymru
GARY BARLOW AND TIM FIRTH’S AWARD-WINNING SHOW ‘CALENDAR GIRLS: THE MUSICAL’ HOSTS IT’S OFFICIAL LAUNCH IN THE VILLAGE WHERE THE STORY BEGAN It’s a story...
We Chat with Brenda Edwards AKA Motormouth Maybelle from Hairspray
So many of you will have already read our review of last night’s stunning Hairspray The Musical which returned to Venue Cymru in Llandudno, so...
Two Balloons – Charming from Start to Finish – Review + Interview
Mark C. Smith heart-warming animation Two Balloons is a stunning short stop-motion film that is a delight to watch, the nine-minute short is in competition at ten...
Interview with Actor Kevin Whately about Our Finest Hour
With the celebration of VE Day coming up, Our Finest Hour: Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain looks back at the momentous turning point of...

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.


Testimonials

Fantastic to work with, great understanding of business and a joy to work with. Karen & Blazing Minds has never complicated anything and never made any mistakes, something rare in media these days. A reputable source recommended Blazing Minds to me and I can honestly say I owe them one.
Blazing Minds is the first UK Blog I contact when wanting to communicate with an active and engaged film audience. The turnaround on creating content is fantastic yet still results in thorough, honest, well informed and passionate articles. You know you are in safe hands with the team at Blazing Minds and it is no surprise to see their awards and nominations
Alison HogarthRegional Marketing,Warner Bros. Pictures UK.
Blazing MInds keeps you informed, updated and entertained. One of the TOP Blogzines out there. Karen's ability draw you into the story is unmatched.
Allen Lord GwyddelwernAl Geiner PR
Blazing Minds are one of the finest Blogs on the interwebs. Their coverage of various genre entertainments is second to none with informative articles and they really drill into the DNA of events they attend.
Over the years many news sites have come and gone, but I can always rely on Karen Woodham and the Blazing Minds site for timely, accurate reporting, news, reviews and information on a variety of geeky and music topics. Always interesting, Karen is tireless in keeping the content up to the minute. She's a powerhouse of energy and the site reflects this! Bravo!
David J HoweTelos Publishing
An outstanding interviewer, reviewer, blogger and photographer! You know you are in great hands when Karen from Blazing Minds is at a show. Some of our favourite band shots were taken by Karen at the Sci-Fi Weekender events we have performed at. Couldn’t recommend blazingminds.co.uk enough. Follow Blazing Minds on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram now. Blazing Minds gets a big HOT DANG from Darth Elvis & The Imperials.
I've just read my 1st Blog by Karen and you can feel the excitement of the 1st day and how proud the blazing mind team must feel after an amazing weekend of pure cosplay brilliance and fun from the guests, production team and it's followers. Can't wait to read part 2 and look forward to reading more of Karen's work. Thank you Karen and blazing minds.
Tony Crawford
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 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 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 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 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 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.”
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 ViljoenIvinViljoen.net
Top blogger and movie reviewer.
Enstine Muki
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

Here at Blazing Minds, we’ve had the chance to work with some amazing people and companies on the left you will find a list of the what people/companies have said about Blazing Minds and the founder of the website, Karen Woodham.

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