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The Light Between Oceans (2016) Review

It’s surprising how little time I’ve had to watch films for enjoyment since beginning my degree in Film Studies!¬†Using the first day of ‘reading week’ as the perfect excuse to explore my new local cinema for the first time I … Continue reading

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Three Underrated Films

The other day I was having a look through my DVD collection to see if there was anything I felt like watching. As I browsed, I stumbled across a few films that I had perhaps forgotten I owned and began … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Pixar (inspired by Inside Out)

   I finally saw Pixar’s Inside Out this weekend and was blown away by the overwhelming intelligence of the film. Instead of writing a glowing review – there doesn’t seem much point when it has been out for almost two … Continue reading

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Is TV the new ‘cinema’?

Something that I’ve seen discussed a fair amount recently is the question of whether or not TV is the new cinema. This is a question that must have been triggered by a variety of factors, perhaps most influential is the … Continue reading

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Creativity (or the lack of it…) in the Film Industry

Upon thinking about the most hotly anticipated releases of the upcoming year I began to realise just how sequel/remake dominated has film industry become. 2015 seems to be defined by sequels and remakes – Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens, … Continue reading

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Whiplash (2014) Review

‘There are no two words in the English language more harmful than good job.’ – That’s what J.K. Simmons’ terrifying character tells us, so Whiplash, I’ve got to hand it to you, great job. Whiplash is a film that follows a … Continue reading

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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) Review

Ridiculous in places, too long and a few questionable accents. That’s one way to describe Exodus: Gods and Kings, but contrasting this it can also be argued that Exodus is thoroughly entertaining and a film that I very much enjoyed, … Continue reading

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