Ciara Wardlow

Ciara Wardlow is a human being who writes about movies and other things. Sometimes she tries to be funny on Twitter.
Ari Aster Midsommar

6 Filmmaking Tips from Ari Aster

By Ciara Wardlow 

The filmmaker behind ‘Hereditary’ and ‘Midsommar’ gives his take on storyboarding, editing, and why shooting coverage is overrated.

Gavin Finney Good Omens

How Cinematographer Gavin Finney Brought Heaven and Hell to Life in ‘Good Omens’

By Ciara Wardlow 

Turns out that six episodes spanning all of human history involves tackling a wide range of visual challenges.

Game Of Thrones Fan Art

The Creative Side of Fandom

By Ciara Wardlow 

Sure, toxic fandom is destructive, but let’s talk about the other side for a change.

Director Michel Gondry On The Set Of Columbia Pictures' The Green Hornet

6 Filmmaking Tips from Michel Gondry

By Ciara Wardlow 

The filmmaker behind ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ shares his thoughts on inspiration, storyboarding, and why a little immaturity can be a good thing.

Valery Trial Chernobyl

Breaking Down What Makes ‘Chernobyl’ So Damn Good

By Ciara Wardlow 

To understand what makes the nuclear docudrama ‘Chernobyl’ so good, it helps to take a stroll down memory lane.

High Life Director's Headshot Rgb

6 Filmmaking Tips from Claire Denis

By Ciara Wardlow 

The celebrated filmmaker behind ‘High Life,’ ‘Beau Travail,’ and ‘White Material’ on location, leitmotifs, and why explaining things is overrated.

Game Of Thrones Finale

The Best Moments of the ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale

By Ciara Wardlow 

One last breakdown for one last episode.

Game Of Thrones End

To ‘Game of Thrones’ and All the Shows I’ve Loved Before

By Ciara Wardlow 

Sometimes the journey is worth it, even if the destination lets you down.

Game Of Thrones The Bells

Game of Thrones: The Best Moments of ‘The Bells’

By Ciara Wardlow 

Burn, baby, burn.