Birdman Review

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With the 87th Academy Awards having taken place on Sunday evening, I thought I’d review the winner of the most prestigious category – Best Picture. Last year produced a plethora of utterly brilliant films, and so it really is testimony to Birdman’s excellence for it to join Hollywood’s exclusive club of best pictures. Birdman More...

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By Hannah Thompson On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Opportunity for students to be involved with the Theatre in the Rough Festival-‘Coastlands’ project

Here’s a fantastic opportunity for all you arty types to get your creative juices flowing, but be quick as the deadline is coming up soon!     Funded by the Arts Council England and The Hemby Trust, More...

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Interstellar – A Review (SPOILERS!)

“Do not go gentle into that good night… rage, rage against the dying of the light.” Interstellar is a science fiction movie about love and time, starring Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) Brand (Anne More...

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Review: ‘The Imitation Game’

Alan Turing   Biopics appear to be extremely popular in the film industry at the moment with Timothy Spall as the artist Mr Turner currently playing in cinemas and the upcoming The Theory of Everything about More...

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Her – Review

A modern, thought-provoking film of modern cinema, Her is the product of Jonze’s unique screenwriting and the wonderfully expressive voice acting of Scarlett Johansson. Spike Jonze’s latest film Her, focuses More...

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By Andrew Griffiths On Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Review

The follow-up to the hugely successful Hunger Games had a lot to live up to, but did it exceed expectations or was it doomed to disappoint its popular prequel? There’s no doubting the cultural enormity of the More...

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By Thomas Edwards On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Captain Phillips – review

Director Paul Greengrass’ Captain Phillips is another of his audacious attempts to bring controversial, real-life events to the masses through cinema, and once again, he has captured the tone nigh on perfectly. Complete More...

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By Izzie Farr On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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About Time – review

Richard Curtis, celebrated Britcom writer, has stated that he does not intend to make another film. This is perhaps no surprise when his latest movie, About Time, is in essence about “spending your time in as More...

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By Andrew Griffiths On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Gravity in Review

Acclaimed Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón takes his brand of hyper-realist human drama to space – but is it style over substance or has he successfully managed to transport his humanist storytelling to More...

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By Chris Worrall On Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
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Worrall’s Reel Review – Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013)

The transition from television to the big screen is not always an easy or successful one. For every In The Loop, there also (sadly) is a Keith Lemon: The Film.  With this film, therefore, you can understand a More...