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Sundance 2018 – Eighth Grade – Review

Certain associations are damaged with overuse. School, awkward teens, the nuances of young social lives - perhaps it's all been done before. But then...
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Sundance 2018 – First Reformed – Review

How do I even start to review First Reformed? A dense thing, so much of it incurs the sort of sheer fascination that had...

Sundance 2018 – The Miseducation of Cameron Post – Review

Sometimes you just need a film that’s perfectly pleasant. That’s not to say it can’t be bold in that demeanour, possess genuine stakes, or...

Sundance 2018 – Leave No Trace – Review

For a film to tackle the numbing effects of post-crisis dissociation with its entire formal being should be laudable. Leave No Trace, however, falls...

Remember This – Crimson and Clover

Imagine you’re a boy band, circa-1968. Having fallen into a rut of bubblegum pop, three-chord progression, and so many other Monkees-adjacent hackeries, you start...

A Haiku encapsulating Exam Stress

A page sits, half-scrawled with ink; the slight silence plays host to a haiku.
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Review: Phantom Thread

When you use words like “elegant”, “exquisite”, and “sumptuous” to describe something, there comes an unavoidable sense of pretension that clouds all else. When...

Album Review: David Byrne – American Utopia

There’s something captivating in David Byrne’s spasmodic anxiety. You can find its eclectic manner in so much of the former Talking Heads’ frontman’s work,...
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Review: All the Money in the World

It’s a curious thing for a film to feel as if it’s been handled with stylistic competence and boast utterly exquisite mise-en-scène – and yet fail...

And the Oscar goes to… Netflix

With the advent of streaming services, the Academy’s reliance on cinema-screenings for awards qualification faces a crisis of legitimacy. It’s a bizarre kind of...