• Sun. Jul 14th, 2024

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Review: Cow

Andrea Arnold’s new film, Cow, is startlingly simple: it is an empathetic and moving portrayal of the dairy cow. Filmed over the course of four years, Cow follows the day-to-day…

Review: The Real Charlie Chaplin

Both a critical profile of the great comedian and a history of cinematic stardom, The Real Charlie Chaplin, though not offering anything revelatory, is as thoughtful and incisive as the…

Documentary Pick- Dubai

Explore the darker side of Dubai in The Megacity Built by Slaves No stranger to controversy, Dubai has repeatedly made headlines of late- be it as the influencer’s choice of…

Reviewed: Can’t Get You Out of My Head

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The late anthropologist David Graeber said, “the ultimate hidden truth of the world is that it is something we make and could just as easily make differently.” This quote…

We need to talk about Justin Timberlake’s “notes app apology”

Since its release, the internet has been gripped by The New York Times documentary, Framing Britney Spears, which details the rise, fall, and rise again of the iconic pop star.…

Documentary pick- Siberia: The good, the bad and the freezing

When T.S. Eliot said April was the cruellest month, he clearly hadn’t endured a Scottish February- where a badly heated student flat offers little protection from the wind and rain…

Stardust

1 star ⭐ CW: ableism It’s Oscar season, and one thing is certain: it’s Oscar-bait season too. A slew of films are inevitably thrown out in late autumn and winter…

Investigating University of Edinburgh mental health: Review of EUTV’s first documentary

5 Stars ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ CW: mental health issues Whilst preserving our physical health is being broadcasted everywhere from radio stations to bus-stops right now, there is another…