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REVIEW- Ghostbusters: On 00’s monsters, slime and irrevocable coolness
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REVIEW- Ghostbusters: On 00’s monsters, slime and irrevocable coolness

When Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat) decided to dip his toes into the Ghostbusters franchise he probably didn’t expect the disgustingly hateful wave of backlash he received from Meninist crybaby’s and Bill Murray fanboys the world over, making the 2016 reboot of the 1984 ‘classic’ (that no one really cared so passionately about until this … Continue reading

FILM SUBMISSION: ‘Moments’ by Céline Floyd
Women Film-makers

FILM SUBMISSION: ‘Moments’ by Céline Floyd

Our ‘Women Film-Makers’ segment wants to try to showcase the work of budding women directors. This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be making films as a profession, or submitting them to festivals, you can submit something you made for a school project, or just lil experimental stuff you’ve shot by yourself or with friends. All we need is a … Continue reading

On Absolutely Fabulous The Movie and creating spaces for women’s cinema
Feminist Criticism / Women Film-makers

On Absolutely Fabulous The Movie and creating spaces for women’s cinema

Artwork by Chloe Leeson It was recently announced that The Absolutely Fabulous Movie had the biggest opening of a British film since Spectre, raking in 4.4m in its opening weekend UK box office. Directed by Mandie Fletcher and written by Jennifer Saunders, who also penned the original series and makes up 1/2 of the star … Continue reading

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