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Oscar Nominations 2021: A Year of Firsts

The past year has by no means been easy. As a society we have been asked to stay at home, witnessed injustice, protested and seen governments change, all whilst trying to tackle an international pandemic. However, the film industry has also seen a lot of change, which is evident in this year’s Academy Award nominees. […]

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Queen & Slim

Melina Matsoukas’ Queen & Slim, released in UK cinemas on January 31, seems almost made for going viral. Centred around the aftermath of violent encounter between a white police officer and an African American couple, it offers a perfect storm of allegoric fantasy and contemporary political relevance that captures the absurdity of America’s criminal justice […]