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The BIG Review: The Black Cat Cabaret.

Naughty. Dark. Funny. These are the three ingredients which make The Black Cat Cabaret a show to remember. When you think of the word ‘cat’, you might think of the […]

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How the Babadook is a feminist icon

As part of Genesis’ Directed By Women series, myself and a less than eager friend went to see The Babadook. ‘It’s not that scary, I promise,’ quickly turned into ‘I’m […]

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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, […]

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Free Fire Review – Reload Your Energy Levels, Ben Wheatley’s New Film is a Shotgun Blast of Fun

In cinema, there is often a reliance on intricate plot developments, with intrigue aroused by whodunits and convoluted thrillers dependent on a gimmick or MacGuffin that keeps interest at peak level for […]

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‘When John Met Joseph’: Interview

“I thought, there’s got to be a play in that.” The third performance part of the New Writers’ Festival is When John Met Joseph. I spoke to the writer and […]

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‘Condolences’: Interview

“I want it to be instinctive” Queen Mary Theatre Company’s New Writers’ Festival is being performed on the first weekend of March. To celebrate one of the society’s best festivals, […]

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FILM REVIEW: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

If there is one thing that can be agreed upon, in relation to modern cinema, it is that Tom Cruise is the strongest candidate for the designation of ‘movie star’. […]

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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 […]

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MABEL NORMAND: The Unapproachable Comedienne

This is the second article in a five-part series – MATRIARCHS – in which Arts Editor Connor Gotto explores some of the forgotten women from across the arts; pioneers of […]