Friday, July 10, 2020

An introduction to contemporary Moroccan cinema

Morocco has a long history of providing locations for foreign productions, among them films by Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, David Lean, John Huston, and...

Films to watch on Bonfire night

Did you watch a film for Halloween? From The Addams Family to Coraline and Scream to The Exorcist (for the hardier souls), the options...

Top 10 films of 2018

If I was asked what defined this past year in cinema, I would argue it was films that went beyond their brief: films that...

Wealth of Talent on Show at St Andrews Film Festival

As the semester drags on and exam season sets in, St Andrews can start to feel increasingly claustrophobic. The St Andrews Film Festival was...

Cult film of the week: Pink Flamingos

Pink Flamingos is possibly the most repulsive film ever made

Hidden Figures and the power of the individual

Hidden Figures "is an inspiration, reflecting the inclusion which it champions in all aspects and giving us three heroes who could not have arrived at a more necessary time."

Cult film of the week: The Royal Tenenbaums

The quintessential Wes Anderson film, The Royal Tenenbaums is a must-see for fans of the director

“Yesterday”: A Review

Yesterday is an example of one of the most frustrating types of film: the "good enough" movie you sense has greatness in its reach, but...

The magic of La La Land

La La Land is an exploré of the realities of refusing to sacrifice your art. Yes, it’s glamorous and magical and bursts into song in the middle of a traffic jam, but it’s also brutal.

Out of tune: Inside Llewyn Davis review

The Coen brothers' latest left Saeuun Gísladóttir wanting more