All posts tagged Cinema

50 Years Later, 2001: A Cinematic Legacy

In 2014 I was lucky enough to see the British Film Institute’s re- release of Stanley Kubrick’s science fiction epic 2001: A Space Odyssey. I hadn’t learned to drive yet […]

A Tribute to Hubert de Givenchy

‘All a woman needs to be chic is a raincoat, two suits, a pair of trousers and a cashmere sweater’. Spoken like a true lover of fashion, French aristocratic fashion […]

Cat Person: A Different Story of Consent

Once in a while we get a short story going viral. With ‘Cat Person’ I was quite sceptical at first. It was published in The New Yorker by Kristen Roupenian, […]

How Judy Hopps is a feminist icon

What crazy world are you living in where you think a bunny could be a cop? On the surface, Disney’s Zootopia is just a kids film about some cartoon animals. […]

Wind River Review – A Blanket of Snow that Covers the Chaotic Brutality of the Worse Part of Humanity.

I walked into the screening of Taylor Sheridan’s Wind River knowing only the genre and the central stars of the film. The intensity of the film’s content alongside the beautiful […]

An Autumn Almanac – The Films to Note on your Calendar this Fall

So Summer has passed, and one could say it was less than a stellar example of financial success, with a number of big-budget blockbusters such as King Arthur: Legend of […]

FIVE ways National Theatre Live has revolutionised theatre

Recently I have been to my first National Theatre Live showing, and I shall be going again to see future broadcasts. Here are a few of my thoughts on why […]

How IMAX Creates Experience – Dunkirk and the Brilliance of 70mm

In 1512, Michelangelo completed his fresco on the ceiling on the of the Sistine Chapel. A four-year endeavour that depicts some of the seminal moments of the Christian doctrine, from […]

A Female Doctor Who?: A look at Character & Gender

Unsurprisingly, the news that Jodie Whittaker will become the first female Doctor Who has caused controversy. Fans, critics, and even a former doctor, Peter Davison, have criticized the decision to […]