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Film Reviews BY Beth Sawdon

The Favourite Review

Yorgos Lanthimos has already made history this year with his incredible new film, The Favourite. The black comedy period film stars Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz and...

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Issues & debates BY Henry King

From Comedic Fools to Academy Jewels...

If you were to collect a series of reviews of ‘lowbrow’ comedy films, they would all most certainly criticise the lack of intellectual and artistic vision involved. Whether...

Culture & society BY Beth Sawdon

Beauty and the Beast (1991) Review

For almost 100 years we have been hiding behind sofas, peeking over popcorn boxes and scaring ourselves silly with horror films. We leave our local cinemas frightened, disgusted...

Film Reviews BY Beth Sawdon

Glass Review

M. Night Shyamalan has finally brought us the concluding story for what is now known as the ‘Eastrail 177 Trilogy’. This superhero-thriller has been highly anticipated by many...

Culture & society BY Charlotte Anderson

Brash and Loutish

Chavs, Charvas, Chavvies. No matter which is in your vocabulary, I guarantee that a very similar image pops into everyone’s head when one of these terms is used....

Film Reviews BY Oliver Campbell

Coach Carter (2005) The Vitality of ...

Coach Carter (2005) details the transformation of the Richmond High School Basketball team from losers to champions, but more importantly, from delinquents and degenerates to prospects and role...

Media & Technology BY Olivia Walker

Remakes, Reboots & Reimagining’...

These days, it appears the majority of films on our screens have already been done before. Some of the biggest, or at least most anticipated hits at the...

Film Reviews BY Adam Fawcett

A Universe in the making: A review o...

Marvel’s ‘Avenger’s: Infinity War’ is the 19th instalment in the ‘MCU’ saga, and the third Marvel film to have been directed by Antony and Joseph Russo (aka ‘the...

Media & Technology BY Harry Gudgin

Green Book vs. BlacKkKlansman: Are t...

The Academy Awards have always had a complicated relationship with race. For the most part, the Academy is made up of older white men and this is reflected...

Media & Technology BY Morgan Barr

Trusting the Biopic

  “Based on a true story”  Trusting the Biopic  The ‘based on a true story…’ line has become one of the most successful examples of storytelling in the...

Film Reviews BY Oliver Campbell

The Warriors (1979) Can you Dig it?

The Warriors (1979) is unequivocally my favourite film of all time.  So much so that I have a tattoo of one of the characters, albeit a minor character,...