Tag: Films

Arts

“I am every book, podcast, movie, graphic novel I have ever loved”: Interview with Norfolk artist, Hat Leith

Hat Leith, a Norfolk based artist, specialises in creating fantasy-based pieces, inspired by their interests in mythology, folklore, and fandom. Their art is introspective and vibrant, often hitting the right degree of poignancy in its depiction of its subjects. When asked what sparked their interest in these subjects, they said, “I think I’ve always felt…

Film

What to Watch: April

A not so very long time ago in an office far, far away…from everyone, I sat down and thought about what films I have indulged in over the past few weeks. Since lockdown began, I have escaped the same four walls within film and television. After watching The Mandalorian on Disney Plus, my family and…

Film

The most anticipated films of 2021

2020 was a difficult year not only for us but for film as well. With the closure of cinemas this set back many film releases, for example Black Widow and No Time to Die. This year we are hoping to see these releases as well as many more projects set to be released. But we…

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Lockdown Viewing: Studio Ghibli

With the return of lockdown and sunsets starting at 4pm, spirits are understandably quite low. Studio Ghibli films have been a place of security and comfort for viewers over the years, with something there for everyone.  Founded in 1985, Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation studio, forefronted by our lord and saviour Hayao Miyazaki. Although…

Film, Venue

Norwich Film Festival 2020

I come from a city that does not value the arts. When I moved to Norwich three years ago it felt like walking into a whole new world. Norwich is a place where art is valued and nowhere is this more evident than at the Norwich Film Festival.  Now, don’t be fooled the Norwich Film…

Film, Venue

Review: Clouds

If you have Disney+, I’m sure you will have seen their latest biopic, Clouds. The film tells the true story of Zach Sobiech (Fin Argus), a high school senior who uploaded his song ‘Clouds’ to YouTube and it became a viral hit, leading to a recording contract and a concert performance. Clouds has all the…

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Righting our Wrongs

Films can be a great educational tool, but how do we use them to educate without continuing to give offensive media a platform? HBO Max sparked a conversation when they removed Gone with the Wind from their streaming services because of its highly problematic representation of themes including slavery. While many people agree this is…

Features

The Oscars

A Star is Born – Ryan Norman  ‘Are you happy in this modern world?’ asks Bradley Cooper in Shallow, the lead track from A Star Is Born. Despite this being the film’s fourth iteration, Cooper’s directorial execution gives it the contemporary impact it needed. The film tackles mental illness, transgender representation, modern celebrity culture and…

Features

The legacy of Stan Lee

Whether you’re a comics fan or merely a filmgoer, prefer DC or Marvel, Stan Lee’s influence on the world of superheroes has shaped what we now know it to be. His approach to the superhero genre was innovative and new, and with his first major creation, The Fantastic Four, the brave defenders of our world…

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