All posts tagged Film

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*’Oh Hello, Broadway’ Review – Theatre is the hot new thing… on Netflix

*‘Oh hello’, a phrase exclaimed in greeting when one wishes to convey surprise and a discernible amount of polite hesitancy in their response, more often than not to mask a […]

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Review – Ahoy, Another Instalment, Treading Tame and Familiar Waters, but with new Crewmates to Keep the Franchise Afloat

With the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, I appear to have a love/hate relationship. The first film, subtitled The Curse of the Black Pearl was a huge success, commercially and […]

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Girl Talk

Well, hello there, reader – allow me to introduce myself. I’m Seren Haf Morris, third year English Literature student/Welsh person/avid Drapers-goer. This past year I was UniSex editor, and while […]

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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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Alien: Covenant Review – Ridley Scott’s Creative Genius Bursts Through the Chest of this Wholly Unique Sci-Fi Headtrip

If there is one thing that any film fan can agree on, it is that Sir Ridley Scott is the science fiction master of contemporary American filmmaking. With his masterworks […]

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RECLAIM THE CITY

London is a city well-known for resembling a machine. We follow implicit social rules, and it can often feel as if you’re just part of a crowd being dictated to […]

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Fast and Furious 8 Review – Jason Statham and The Rock add the Well Needed Nitrous to this Tonally Confused Action Ride

If there is one thing the world can admit, it is that back in 2001, at the release of the original The Fast and the Furious, it would have seemed […]

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‘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 […]

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The Handmaiden Review – Park Chan-wook’s Erotic Thriller is Scintillating, Subversive and Superlative

If there is one thing for certain with contemporary cinema, it’s that international cinema goes disappointingly unrecognised in the wider community. Diving into any one of these more obscure films, […]