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Nicholas Winding-Refn’s Inner Sixteen Year-Old Girl Isn’t a Sixteen Year-Old Girl
Anything and Everything / Feminist Criticism

Nicholas Winding-Refn’s Inner Sixteen Year-Old Girl Isn’t a Sixteen Year-Old Girl

Artwork by Chloe Leeson During the promotional tour of The Neon Demon, director Nicholas Winding-Refn has made a recurring statement about his indie-thriller, one he so passionately emphasises that it landed itself as the headline for his interview in British film mag Little White Lies. The line is: “I wanted to make a film about … Continue reading

Films that should be required viewing in schools
Anything and Everything

Films that should be required viewing in schools

Children typically learn from their ways and behaviour from their parents and elder relatives. Most children will grow up fine, but others may grow up with a warped world-view, prejudiced beliefs or have information restricted from them that can fuel hate, bigotry and mis-understanding in later life. Cinema gives us the gift of multiple world-views, … Continue reading

WRITER CHOICE: This months theme is ‘REVENGE’
Writers Choice

WRITER CHOICE: This months theme is ‘REVENGE’

‘Writers Choice’ is a monthly segment. Each month a theme will be chosen and the contributors asked to choose a film to mini-review based around said theme. This months theme is ‘Revenge’. OLDBOY (2003) Not only does Chan-wook Park’s Oldboy transcend its accompanying instalments, its hyper-violent (near animated) take on vengeance may very well define … Continue reading

SPOTLIGHT ON: Costume Designers
Anything and Everything / Spotlight on / Women Film-makers

SPOTLIGHT ON: Costume Designers

All illustrations by Chloe Leeson ‘Spotlight On’ aims to highlight the efforts and achievements of women across a range of film roles, so each month, we’ll be choosing a department to praise, where SQ writers can talk about their faves. This month is costume designers. Colleen Atwood Colleen Atwood began her career as a fashion advisor … Continue reading