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Coming Soon in 2019

Escape Room (In Cinemas 4 January) One of the reasons why I’m most interested for this film is because of its release date. The film is set to premiere on the first week of the new year, which is a slot that has an infamy for not being well-received, particularly in the US. I am…

Film

Are films getting longer?

The release of Avengers Infinity War is imminent but the co-director has reported it is likely to be at least two and a half hours. This doesn’t feel surprising; the current general sentiment is that films are getting longer – too long, even. And I’ll be the first to admit that I feel the same…

Film

And the nominations are…

Lady Bird “‘I just want you to be the very best version of yourself that you can be.’ This line, spoken to the titular Lady Bird by her mother, serves to sum up the message of the film. A classic coming-of-age comedy, filled with writer/director Greta Gerwig’s characteristic wit and honesty, Lady Bird traces the…

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The greatest Oscar race in years?

The Golden Globes may have made their decision, but we are still in no way closer to determining which film is going to win Best Picture at the Oscars. In what has been a great year for movies, the current roster of front-runners suggest that this could be the greatest Oscar race in quite some…

Film

The movie trend of 2017

Thankfully, the movie trend of 2017 is not, in fact, ‘deer jumping in front of moving cars’, as Get Out, Graduation, A Cure For Wellness and Elle once made it appear, but the noticeable and welcome rise of ‘female-driven coming-of-age stories…with a twist.’ Raw is one of these films: a French Bildungsroman dealing with themes…

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