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Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice

The problem which plagues Batman vs. Superman from its outset is that the scope of material it is dealing with is too wide: in trying to contain two larger than…

Define Me: The Human Condition on Film

In explorations such as this, one is always told to define their terms. What then, does one do when the term they are exploring is indefinable? Here refer to the…

The Other Side of the Door

Set in India, an American couple living abroad lose their young son, Oliver in a tragic road accident. Stricken with grief, the boy’s mother (Sarah Wayne Callies) is told of…

Charlie Kaufman: A Very Short Retrospective

Since escaping anonymity as a writer for various sketch comedies and short-lived TV shows through his debut Being John Malkovich, Charlie Kaufman’s filmography has proven to be in turns charming,…

LGBT+ month: LGBT+ relationships are often depicted as something for us to marvel at on film

Love, both heterosexual and homosexual, is something which is historically sensationalised in the celluloid world. On the former, a quick cursory glance at the plethora of romantic comedies which –…

It’s all in the Method: A Debate

Method acting is a phenomenon which divides opinion in an unparalleled way. The ‘proper’ artistic method or lack thereof, is one of those issues which rather uniquely infiltrate the established…

The 33

Being the inevitable filmic retelling of the 2010 Chilean mining disaster, this is a project which has been a long time coming. Yet despite the five year gap between the…

The Danish Girl

The inherent issue with Tom Hooper’s latest film is that it is yet another example of the experiences of a historically marginalised group being told through a privileged lens. Namely,…