Tag: The Favourite

Film

A case for Tom Hardy

One of the brightest celebrities shining all over my desktop screens (even if my current desktop wallpaper of Mad Max: Fury Road is an extreme wide shot concealing his pretty face) and one of the most prolific and versatile contemporary British film stars today is Tom Hardy. What is extremely fascinating about the subtle choice…

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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…

News

UEA’s The Favourite Oscar nomination

UEA’s Creative Writing graduate, Deborah Davis’ latest screenplay, The Favourite, has been nominated for the Best Original Screenplay at this year’s Oscar’s. The film stars Olivia Colman (Peep Show), Emma Stone (La La Land), and Rachel Weisz (Disobedience). Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite is set in the 18th century when England and France are…

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