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Black Mirror – A reflection of our haunting dependency on technology

I would like to take a moment out of your day, and simply turn your attention towards the mind-blowingly brilliant and diverse ‘Black Mirror’. For those of you who are […]

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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 […]

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Logan Review – A Film That Sinks Its Claws Into You and Doesn’t Let Go

In 1999, Bryan Singer made a decision that didn’t settle well with fans: he cast an unknown, one Hugh Jackman, as the Wolverine a.k.a Logan in his adaptation of X-Men. […]

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A Cure for Wellness Review: Verbinski’s cinematic asylum is full of crazy scares and psychological style

Gore Verbinski, now there’s a name you don’t hear as often as you should. The man responsible for bringing us the genuine scares of The Ring, the David Lynch levels of bonkers that […]

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Moonlight Review: Barry Jenkins’ Elegiac Visual Poetry Shines Bright in this Masterpiece

As it’s Oscar season, there are plenty of high quality films being released weekly. From the uplifting La La Land, to the low-key yet devastatingly powerful Manchester by the Sea, […]

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Fifty Shades Darker Review – Step into the Cinema, and Prepare to Have Your Eyes Punished

Now before I begin, I’d like to say that I do understand that I do not situate within the target audience for this series of films. E.L. James’ books, and […]

Simeon Solomon’s Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Mytilene (1864) can be seen in Tate Britain as part of their Queer British Art exhibition from 5th April – Image released under Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND

LGBT History Month through Film

In the UK, we have the month of February to remember, remind, and educate ourselves on LGBT history – much akin to Black History Month. This year is particularly poignant as it […]

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The Director Dilemma – Why is the bout of the century between the visionary director and the studio distributor?

For all intents and purposes, the Hollywood studio system was the template for commercially successful filmmaking for years to come. It has re-emerged, regenerated in the form of the distributors […]

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‘T2: Trainspotting’ Review – Where did it all go wrong?

It is safe to say that Trainspotting in no way warrants a sequel, and seeing it for the umpteenth time reminds you of its insularity. Though undoubtedly one of the […]