• Society Spotlight: Film Making Society

    Recently I sat down with the President (Jonathan Williams) and Development sec (Gianluca Scatto) of Film Making Society to discuss their plans for the new academic year. And boy, does it sound exciting. Q: So for the newbies in Nottingham, what does Film Making Society offer? Jonathan: We meet...
  • LOOK OUT FOR… SEPTEMBER

    It’s finally September and you know what that means: awards season is finally upon us! Yes, with the Toronto, Telluride and Venice Film Festivals all back-to-back-to-back, we shall soon see which films will be campaigning hard over the next few months. In the meantime though, September can be –...
  • Amazon on Fire – What can we do?

    More than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil have occurred this year – an increase by 84% from 2018 (according to the National Institute for Space Research).  Though the Amazon rainforest feels geographically far from the UK, it remains the heart of the planet. Since July, the deforestation rate was...
  • Horror Movie of the Month – MANDY

    Mandy provides balls to the wall insanity in a way only a Nicholas Cage film can. And it’s pure brilliance. Similarly to my piece on S. Craig Zahler’s Bone Tomahawk, I’m not going into massive detail plot-wise on this one. Mainly because even after watching Mandy twice, I’m still...
  • Look Out For… AUGUST

    As the summer rages on, what better place to hide from the sun than at the cinema? For all you Gilmore Girls fans staunchly on Team Jess, Milo Ventimiglia stars in the adaptation of the 2008 best seller The Art of Racing in the Rain, about a race car...
  • The Future of Marvel Studios – Part 2

    WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Yes there’s more. Much more. (Read The Future of Marvel Studios – Part 1 first!) DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS – May 7th, 2021 Once again starring Benedict Cumberbatch, this time Elizabeth Olsen will co-star. Crucially, in the comics Doctor Strange is the one...
  • The Future of Marvel Studios – Part 1

    WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Iron Man is dead. Captain America has retired. Will the MCU fail without them? Not if Disney has anything to say about it. Announced at San Diego Comic Con, the MCU’s Phase 4 is the studio’s shortest (at only two years long) yet boldest and most...