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Francis and The Godfather- Should Hollywood stop making films about itself?

Hollywood has a long history about making movies about itself and of the magic of cinema. We can look as far back as the first A Star is Born in 1937 to see how cinema has had an underlying interest in itself and the celebrities it creates. The fact that A Star is Born has […]

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Lady Gaga and Bradly Cooper: Shallow

During an interview, Lady Gaga once said: “I had a boyfriend who told me I’d never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never have a hit song, and that he hoped I’d fail. I said to him, ‘Someday when we’re not together, you won’t be able to order a cup of coffee at the […]

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A Star Is Born

Originally starring Janet Gaynor in 1937, then Judy Garland in 1954, and perhaps most famously, Barbara Streisand in 1976, a new version of A Star is Born has again arrived in cinemas with Lady Gaga in the leading role. Although updated to modern times, the story stays the same. Jackson (Bradley Cooper), an alcoholic, drug […]

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Film

Cinematic Milestones: A Look Ahead To This Semester’s Movies

With summer suffering its end and Freshers’ Week soon to pass us by in a drunken whirl, the crisp autumnal air will soon take hold alongside the purported academic responsibility that seems to associate itself with university. So whether it stems from genuine interest or sheer procrastination, here are a few films to cosy up […]