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New Year, New You: Bridget Jones and the Rise of the ‘Frazzled English Woman’ 

For me, there’s nothing to kick the year off like a rewatch of Bridget Jones’s Diary, a comfort classic and guilty pleasure that perfectly encapsulates the resurgence of the ‘Frazzled…

Cult Column: Under the Silver Lake

This article contains film spoilers. CW: suicide, rape I am not entirely sure what I watched when I watched Under the Silver Lake, but one thing I can say for…

Cult Column: But I’m a Cheerleader

I am obsessed with But I’m a Cheerleader. I’ve seen it three times, which might not sound like much, but I only first watched it in February 2022 (and I’m…

Cult Column: Rio Grande

I was surprised after a recent viewing of John Ford’s Rio Grande to find that the film has a rather middling reputation, regarded as a second-tier work. It is admittedly…

Cult Column: When Harry Met Sally

The leaves are turning brown, and the scarves are coming out to play. You’re back in your flat, freezing under a duvet and what do you decide to watch? Maybe…

Cult Column: Hiroshima Mon Amour

“Who are you? You kill me. You do me good.” Studded with flashbacks and juxtaposition, Alain Resnais’ first feature film is a true piece of avant-garde cinema and remains shocking…

Cult Column: Pink Flamingos

50 years ago, one of the most controversial films of all time was released. It included bestiality, incest, graphic nudity, cannibalism, and famously, it showed the actress Divine genuinely eating…

Cult Column: Fantastic Mr. Fox

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Over a decade ago, Wes Anderson made a stop motion adaption of the beloved children’s book Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl, as his sixth feature film. Eleven…