Cult Column Film

Cult Column: Prisoners, Denis Villeneuve’s masterful modern thriller

The director of Dune has much more to offer in his back-catalogue. The highly anticipated, star-studded Dune adaptation has meant its director, Denis Villeneuve, is suddenly in the spotlight, even before his creation is on our screens. Even though it has not yet been released, the film seems to already have secured spot in mainstream […]


From Nigeria to Norway: can the penal system be done right?

Regarding vastly antithetical prison systems one can look no further than the contrast between Nigeria and Norway. Whilst Nigeria uses its prisons as a means of removing ‘criminals’ from the rest of society with little consideration of their welfare, Norwegian prisons put prisoner wellbeing first, with both approaches generating very different results. The question of […]