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Scoring the scene: When popular music and film soundtracks collide

One of the most interesting developments by way of film score composers in recent years, has been the scores performed by Radiohead guitarist and...

The quiet ableism of contemporary cinema

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri’s commitment to authentically depicting small town American attitudes, no matter how unpalatable, was a cause of controversy surrounding the...

A universal approach? A look at cinematic universes

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a decade old this year, and Avengers: Infinity War looks to be the most complete example of the unique...

Blu Velvet: the decline of physical media?

Since the transition from vinyl to CD, from cinema screens to TV, there has always been anxiety around new and emerging technologies. This can...

A Fistful of Genres: The Romantic-Comedy

In the infamous words of Hugh Grant in Love, Actually, ‘Love actually is all around’. We’ve been brought up surrounded by conversations about love...

Rising Stars: Timothée Chalamet

Timothée Chalamet is fresh off the back of an incredible 2017 in which he starred in two Oscar nominated films. The 21-year-old’s breakout role...

Director Spotlight – Nicolas Winding Refn  

"That’s when you know you have made great cinema: when half love it and half hate it” So said Danish auteur Nicolas Winding Refn, following...

“Did this film direct itself?”: The forgotten women filmmakers

"These four men and Greta Gerwig created their own masterpieces this year” were Emma Stone's words as she introduced this year’s nominations for the Best...

Get Out: A monster with human teeth

What Jordan Peele has created with his debut film is a product of genius; it’s a film that feels like a career-defining piece, yet...

Celebrating Groundhog Day

My morning wake-up alarm is Sonny & Cher’s I’ve Got You Babe. I can’t say I’m exactly a big fan of Sonny & Cher,...