• Another Oscar Controversy: ‘To Leslie’ and the Best Leading Actress Nomination

    When the Academy Awards nominations for Best Leading Actress came in there were five announced actresses, all worthy of their nominations. However, to many peoples' surprise, one name in particular was announced, and two were not. Ed Farley looks into this controversy....
  • Upcoming Movie Releases in 2023

    Christy Clark What a 2022. From the second world domination of Avatar in Cameron’s The Way of Water, to the bizarrely compelling Everything, Everywhere, All at Once, it was quite the year for those cinema-inclined. But, that’s not it: with 2023 comes another rich year in cinema. Whether it’s...
  • Modern Myth: What The Hunger Games, Romeo and Juliet, and My Fair Lady Have in Common

    There are plenty of adaptations of Greek and Roman mythology, from Disney’s Hercules to the BBC’s Atlantis. What you may not know is that there are plenty of pop culture giants that have been heavily influenced by these myths, but that may not seem as obvious. Adaora Elliott looks at...
  • Is Love Actually Problematic?

    Richard Curtis, the director of beloved Christmas rom-com Love Actually, has recently admitted that the film’s lack of diversity makes him "feel uncomfortable and a bit stupid." But does this remove from the film’s merits? How should we treat those old flicks with aspects which cause us to wince?...
  • Spotlight On…Martin Scorsese

    On November 17th, 2022, the director Martin Scorsese turned 80 years old. His career has spanned decades and genres, winning one Oscar as well as racking up thirteen nominations. Daniel Woods examines the acclaimed director’s career and achievements in cinema....
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    Disenchanted: The Enchanted Sequel Hits Disney+

    15 years after the original hit theatres, Disenchanted arrives on Disney+. Izzy Moore discusses how releasing this movie straight on Disney+ invites a whole new audience to the Enchanted universe....
  • How Long is Too Long?

    Films are getting longer and longer, and I don’t think my bladder can quite handle it. I’m massively in favour of directors and creatives being given more freedom to put the stories they want to tell on screen. If a story needs 3 or even 4 hours to be...