Shannon Watson

Shannon Watson

Founder, writer, editor

Shannon is a Creative Writing and Film and Television graduate. She created What the flick in November 2017. She loves Cillian Murphy, 80s movies and is a Stranger Things superfan.

Jake Majthenyi

Jake Majthenyi

Contributor

Jake is a fellow Creative Writing and Film and Television graduate. He makes the most of his Odeon Limitless card and regularly writes reviews for What the flick.

Matt Edwards

Matt Edwards

Contributor

Matt is an avid film lover, movie soundtrack specialist and video producer.

Summer Watson

Summer Watson

Contributor

Summer is a second year Criminology student and full time film fan, with a soft spot for Monsters Inc.

Edward Fuller

Edward Fuller

Contributor

Edward is a Media Production graduate and works as a Video Editor. He's also a Netflix binger, rom-com enthusiast and aspiring director.

Mark Carnochan

Mark Carnochan

Contributor

Mark is a fully-fledged film buff and his love for horror and 80s movies is unbridled. Mark uses his Cineworld Unlimited Card to the max and is also an aspiring actor and director.

Alice Young

Alice Young

Contributor

Alice is an English graduate and film enthusiast who loves a good comedy – especially it if involves Richard Curtis.

Neal McAndrew

Neal McAndrew

Contributor

Neal is a Producer at DLM Media. He’s a film and TV fanatic and co-host of “Have you Seen it?” podcast. He loves a good film-based argument or even a regular argument in certain instances.

Ian Young

Ian Young

Contributor

Ian is a pop culture critic. He writes for various publications and will be in print next year.

Adam Thorn

Adam Thorn

Contributor

Adam has too much time on his hands – he's either in front of a screen or a boxing ring. He hates it when people won't watch a film based on its IMDb rating and is surprisingly short of ideas for a bio.

Rosie Ferrer

Rosie Ferrer

Contributor

Rosie is an incredible copywriter with a wealth of creative ideas. Her favourite film snack is salty pretzel sticks with a jar of Nutella. Trivia alert: she lived in Vietnam for two years.

Michael Birkinshaw

Michael Birkinshaw

Contributor

Michael isn't a film buff and is quite happy to watch anything that Shannon forces him to. But that makes his short and sweet reviews all the more interesting.

Shane Folke

Shane Folke

Contributor

Shane Folke used to make films, now he writes about them. He also writes his own dark fiction with heavy inspiration from ancient folklore. You can currently find him killing time with vintage horror films until the next season of Preacher hits.

Phil Eagle

Phil Eagle

Contributor

Musician and film geek. Avid David Fincher fan with a soft spot for a romcom.

Malvika Padin

Malvika Padin

Contributor

Malvika is a journalist with around 200 articles under her belt. She has a passion for writing, music and films – she’d much rather curl up in bed watching Netflix than go out and socialise. No human can compare to an episode of Bojack Horseman. Fact.

Kerry Robinson

Kerry Robinson

Contributor

Kerry is a teacher, mother, wife, avid reader and lover of film and TV boxsets. On a Friday evening you’ll find her supporting the Newcastle Eagles basketball team. Oh and she loves wine.

Emily Gett

Emily Gett

Contributor

Emily is a Film Studies masters student studying the representation of East Asian culture in Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049. Her favourite films include Chungking Express, Lady Bird and Ratatouille.

Georgia Davis

Georgia Davis

Contributor

Georgia is an actor and filmmaker who hails from the UK’s fictional region: the Midlands. She's in her final year of university, looking to work in television after she graduates. You’ll find her shouting about The Office (US), crying over Nayeon from Twice and trying to be funny.

Nick Davie

Nick Davie

Contributor

Nick is a postgraduate student in Film/TV/Screen. He's a Twin Peaks and X-Files junkie, cinephile and constantly waiting for the next Cronenberg/Lynch film.

Russell Bailey

Russell Bailey

Contributor

Russell is a Film and Literature graduate and a massive movie addict (with a side order of TV). He loves South Korean cinema, Jon Hamm and can often be found trying to turn his toddler into a cinephile.