Max Ingleby finds Portrait of a Lady on Fire to be an “melancholic, piercingly individual piece of art.”
Tabby Burnett finds Amazon’s Modern Love to be an uneven but worthwhile collage of stories.
Online Screen Editor Jacob Heayes is won over by Noah Baumbach’s relationship parable.
IF you’ve never seen Take Me Out, let me preface this by summarising the show; this pinnacle of television sees single guys paired up with single girls, the haunting repetition of the phrase ‘no lighty no likey’, and, of course, the ever-charismatic Paddy McGuinness. Place this already thrilling concept in the context of the Lemmy, […]
Romantic Comedies are my favourite kind of film, no question about it. I love the innovation in them, that although we know that it’s going to be somewhat predictable story in which a couple finds each other and falls apart, and either recovers or walks away, there’s a thousand ways to tell that story. Like […]
— Spoilers Ahead — Perhaps I am a biased critic. Admittedly, I had never wanted to see Passengers in the first place – I was dragged by my brothers for a Christmas Eve outing, prompted by my parents who had arranged to meet with Santa Claus. Sigh. I gave in and made a resolution to go […]
While many struggle to find a mistletoe match each Christmas, one Exeter student has found a rather novel way to find a yuletide sweetheart – through a reality TV show. Third-year Theology student Louisa Griffith-Jones was chosen from a pool of 16,000 applicants to appear on Channel 4’s First Dates, a show that matches strangers […]
Carol. A soft-spoken name, a name that is repeated throughout the film in hushed voices, as though it needs to be handled with care. An apt name for a movie set during Christmas, but one that also deals with a period of time – the 1950s – that left same-sex lovers with little to rejoice […]
Once upon a time, there lived a disorganised fresher who, whilst sprinting for the train began to ponder how unacquainted she was with the wonder of dance. As the train doors shut and she collapsed into her seat, the fresher considered what she knew… A supposed Gothic Romance, complimented by the divine Tchaikovsky score, a […]