Caitlin Telford

Film

Films So Bad They’re Good

Have you ever watched a film and thought this is so bad but then so good? There’s just something enjoyable about a movie that is hopelessly committed to its (very bad) vision – whether it is bad special effects, awful acting, or a completely absurd plot. A movie that comes to mind released recently would…

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Staples of British evening TV

Even though we live in a world where we can binge shows off streaming services, we often still find ourselves tuning into live television at certain points of the year. Classic prime-time television shows such as Strictly Come Dancing, I’m a Celebrity… Get me Out of Here, and The Great British Bake-Off are the common…

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The Television Takeover of the MCU

With the release of Disney+, Marvel have been able to expand into new ways of storytelling. Ever since Disney acquired Marvel Entertainment back in August 2009, Marvel has inexplicably become one of the biggest cinema franchises in the world. With the move to Disney+ this allows the franchise to expand the MCU. However, this isn’t…

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Shang-Chi: Review

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is one of Marvel’s latest releases amongst the many series and movies they have released this year. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is the first stand-alone film in the MCU to feature an Asian-American superhero. The movie had amazing cinematography and fight scenes, which…

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In The Heights: Review

If you love Lin Manuel Miranda’s musicals, you’re going to love In The Heights. The film is based on the musical of the same name by the creator of Hamilton. I’m glad I didn’t see or listen to the musical before watching as this allowed me to enjoy something I had not seen before. The…

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Review: The Irregulars

‘The Irregulars’ is Netflix’s new British crime drama starring McKell David, Thaddea Graham, Jojo Macari, Harrison Osterfield, and Darci Shaw. This cast is very appealing and are all very talented actors individually as well as when they work together. The plot follows a group of teenagers, named the Irregulars, living in the streets of London…

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Review: Cherry

The Russo Brothers are back but this time not with a Marvel blockbuster. This movie is based off of an autobiography of the same name written by Nico Walker and has been described as “an epic odyssey of romance, war, drug addiction, and crime”. The story follows a US army medic portrayed by Tom Holland…

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The importance of women in film

When asked, people tend to struggle to name female writers, directors, cinematographers etc. Well, I am here to name a few. Firstly, Lorene Scafaria, directed the 2019 hit Hustlers. A crime thriller and yes, the film is about strippers, but it is also about women doing the best that they can in a broken system….

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