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The Struggling Artist in Film Musicals

I began writing this piece in the wake of the La La Land hype that was sweeping the world. For the record, I did enjoy it though I see its […]

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Why do we continue to support artists who have been accused of sexual violence?

Amongst all the drama at this year’s Oscars, one moment stood out for all the right reasons: Brie Larson’s refusal to applaud Casey Affleck. Her silent protest raised an important […]

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The big O

It’s hard to think about sex without thinking about star of the show- the orgasm. Cumming, busting a nut, seeing stars, le petite mort (or little death, as it is […]

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Silence Review – Martin Scorsese proves why he is the God of Modern American Cinema

Silence, Scorsese’s 24th feature film, starts in darkness. Ambience rises, the sounds of the Japanese countryside, with birds tweeting, wind breezing. And then cut. The title. Silence. This simple sequence […]

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6 Alternative Christmas Films

It is at this time of year which one begins to truly get into the “Christmas spirit”. This usually entails putting up some tinsel, getting the jumpers out, drinking mulled […]

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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 […]

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Superhero movies: when will it end?

The recent rise of superheroes, remakes and sequels in the last 20 years is undeniable. Most people are either in two camps about this: you’re either welcoming the growing universe […]

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Kubrick, the man

*Play Beethoven’s Symphony 9, Op. 125* We all know of Stanley Kubrick, legendary director, famously anal-retentive perfectionist, and focal point of many conspiracy theories. He is one of the first […]

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Pre-code Cinema: a world of sexual deviance and taboo

Even the most casual film fan knows their fair share of classic movies; whether that be Citizen Kane, It’s a Wonderful Life or a Charlie Chaplin film. But beyond that […]