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The Top 10 Films of 2017: as nominated by the film section writers

10. The Handmaiden Dir. Park Chan-wook Adapted from Sarah Waters’ novel Fingersmith, Park Chan-wook’s erotic thriller moves the action from Victorian Britain to Korea under Japanese colonial rule, to magnificent…

Art can and should have a political message

Art should not always be forced to serve a moral or social purpose. Though this has been disputed over centuries, it has been shown repeatedly that art for art’s sake…

Talking with Oneself: An Academy Stuck in Celluloid

That cinema loves a sequel is no secret. This year sees the release of belated sequels T2: Trainspotting 2 and Blade Runner 2049, the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film,…

A glorious feeling: musicals on screen

La La Land is where Damien Chazelle and his team are right now after breaking the record for the most Golden Globes ever won, and equalling the record for the…