All posts tagged cinematic

In Space, No One Will Hear Star Wars Fans’ Scream: Why the Alien Franchise needs to Lead Science Fiction filmmaking

WARNING: SPOILERS FOR ALIEN: COVENANT AHEAD Following the release of Alien: Covenant and Ridley Scott’s assertion that he’d like to continue building this franchise, it would seem to take precedence, […]

‘Neruda’ Review – Pablo Larraín’s Refreshingly Formalist Biopic on The Chilean Poet Hits All the Right Notes

In terms of telling the story of a publicly acknowledged figure, associated with an important moment in time, a lot of contextual information can often get mixed into what is […]

Album of the Week: Kendrick Lamar’s Damn

I’m just going cut straight to the chase – Damn is the best album of 2017. Lamar is too good for any other artist to catch him (sorry Drake). Saying […]

Lines Composed When Going to Genesis Alone One Night: Why You Should Go to the Cinema on Your Own.

One of my favourite parts of going to the cinema has always been that brief moment in between the adverts and the BBFC certificate. For me, it is a rare instance where you feel […]

Moonlight vs. La La Land

It has been a long year; one in which the arbitrary divisions between people have been exploited, growing stronger, manipulated by the powerful few. At this moment in a movie, […]

Q&A with Film Lecturers

If I could tell you one thing about my time as a film student at Queen Mary, it would be that the department is fantastic. The teaching staff offer a […]

Reading Festival 2016 – Who To See

Little Simz Friday, BBC Radio 1 Xtra Stage Islington born Little Simz is going to be the next Kendrick Lamar. Songs ‘Wings’ and ‘Gratitude’ have the similar cinematic narrative-style as […]