Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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Thoughts on Girlhood

Following the historic win of South Korean drama Parasite at the ninety-second Academy Awards, now more than ever mainstream Western audiences are opening to...

The Byre Film Club

SPONSORED BY THE BYRE Featuring rare archive footage, dystopian visions, and award-winning performances, the Byre Film Club’s line-up for this semester has something for everyone. The...

Oscars Oratory

 It seemed that, thankfully, not many stars chose to follow this instruction this awards season. Joaquin Phoenix’s moving speech at the Oscars last Sunday...

Love & Limes: Food Culture & Consumption in Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little...

For Jo, consuming food is a major indicator of her willingness to maintain friendly relations.

Top Ten Films Of 2019

  Below are my top ten favourite films of 2019 – the films which aesthetically and emotionally stirred me over the last twelve months, which...

In Defence of my Fascination with the Oscars

This article should probably begin by stating the obvious. The Academy Awards should not be considered the authority on the best films of the...

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker Review

“Fear is the path to the dark side” – so Yoda warned Star Wars fans twenty years ago in The Phantom Menace. While anyone...

For Sama Review

For Sama documents the uprising and subsequent siege of Aleppo. The film is made from the over 300 hours of footage captured by film...

Films Of The Moment: Joker & Judy

Autumn’s customary rush of would-be Oscar contenders kicks off with a pair of dark character studies centred on remarkable, transformative performances. Both are character...

Difference, Power, Violence: The Complex History of Gender in Horror Films

Picture a film. It takes place in a ballet school, with a cast predominantly made of teenaged girls and their teachers. It opens with...