Meet the Team

Founder & Editor

Adam BrannonAdam Brannon

Adam Brannon was born on the outskirts of Kingston Upon Hull, and has grown up with a passion for film, his favourite being Jurassic Park.

After completing GCSE and A-Level exams at an East Yorkshire comprehensive school, Adam moved on to the University of Lincoln, UK where a degree in journalism was on the cards. After graduating in 2010, Adam moved back home to Hull.

Adam now works as a Content Marketing Manager for Summit, a leader in online marketing, based in Willerby on the outskirts of Hull. He is also proud to lead an entertainment column for What’s On Hub: Hull & East Yorkshire and recently started hosting a weekly film-based radio show, Cinetalk, on West Hull FM.

In late 2018, Adam was selected to become a member of the Internet Film Critics Society, based on his contributions to the field over the last decade. The IFCS is designed to stimulate awareness of the internet as a respectable and professional source of film critique and related content.

Favourite film: Jurassic Park

Favourite sequel: How to Train Your Dragon 2

Favourite cinema snack: Sweet popcorn

Favourite director: Steven Spielberg

Favourite movie franchise: Harry Potter

Adam is a blogger who loves to share his experiences with those who may be thinking about taking the plunge and setting up a blog. If you’d like Adam to come speak at an event you’re hosting, just drop him an email: adamjebrannon@hotmail.co.uk. In the meantime, you can watch the highlights of his lecture at the University of Lincoln in 2017.

Contributors

Daulton MeadowsDaulton Meadows

Daulton Meadows was born in Waverly, Iowa, and since he was a baby he loved film. Starting with his love of Toy Story, which he watched daily until the age of 2, Daulton’s love of film grew until he saw Kingsman: The Secret Service, which is where his admiration grew to behind the scenes as well.

Currently, you can find Daulton either working at his job as a Cinemark concession worker, watching movies, or working on his own films. With several attempted scripts spanning the action, horror, comedy, and sci-fi genres, Daulton hopes that the 5th time will be the charm.

Favourite Movie: The Nice Guys

Favourite Sequel: The World’s End

Favourite Cinema Snack: Medium Popcorn with Heavy Butter

Favourite Director: Edgar Wright

Favourite Movie Franchise: James Bond

Joe WaddingtonJoe Waddington

Joe was born in Northampton, UK, where he was brought up on a strict diet of classic films, leading to a lifetime obsession with the silver screen.

Having moved around the country for the last 10 years, he recently settled in Hull, East Yorkshire, where he now works for a leader in Digital Marketing on the outskirts of the city. Joe is also an aspiring writer and is currently working on his first fiction novel.

Favourite Movie: Midnight in Paris

Favourite Sequel: Terminator 2: Judgement Day

Favourite Cinema Snack: Mint Aero Bubbles

Favourite Director: Jim Jarmusch

Favourite Movie Franchise: Mission Impossible

Jesse WilliamsJesse Williams

Jesse Williams was born in Hull and grew up watching 80s films with her dad.

Currently studying English and Journalism at the University of Lincoln, Jesse writes her own blog as well as contributing to many other film magazines. In the future, she wants to write for Empire or, if she’s lucky, write and direct her own feature films.

Favourite film: The Breakfast Club

Favourite sequel: Home Alone 2

Favourite cinema snack: Sweet popcorn with Munchies

Favourite director: Wes Anderson

Favourite movie franchise: Evil Dead

Louise AgostinoLouise Agostino

Louise was born in Mildura, Australia and was brought up on Hitchcock and random European Cinema this desensitised her at an early age.

Doing all sorts of studies including acting her focus became evident at Melbourne University when she did her Bachelor Degree in Screen and Cultural Studies. No stranger to writing for online publications and film journals whilst trying to maintain her own blogs, Louise now resides in London with her boyfriend and black and white cat called Peach.

Favourite film: Suspiria (1977)

Favourite sequel: Aliens

Favourite cinema snack: Ice cream for serious films, popcorn for cheesy

Favourite director: Harmony Korine, Sofia Coppola, David Lynch

Favourite movie franchise: Friday the 13th

Authorship

All articles on Movie Metropolis are written by a team of contributors and editor, Adam Brannon. The views of the contributors do not reflect the views of the editor unless written explicitly by the editor. If you wish to republish any content on this site, please contact the editor for permission.

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