Jennifer Goodier looks back at the 2006 Oscar winning film Das Leben Der Anderen using it to look forwards into our future.
Carol Jones discusses the implications of Cineworld closing down and looks at the future of cinema in general.
Ursy Reynolds looks at La haine 25 years after its initial release and reflects on what’s changed and what’s stayed the same since the film first premiered.
Tariq Sinnetamby revisits Bee Movie, exploring what makes it as, if not more, enjoyable today as it was 13 years ago. Beyond this, he looks at what guarantees the success of films aimed at children amongst maturer audiences.
Across film genres, soundtracks shape and support the genre and message of the film. Film composers employ various techniques when writing scores, but they all ultimately create tracks with structures that grow and evolve with the film’s motifs.
Oscar Jelley discusses the influence of the BBC on people’s cultural preferences, contrasting it to the user generated algorithms in streaming sites such as Netflix.
A vision of the future? The Last Place On Earth is an immersive video and auditory experience depicting a dystopian future in which humanity has been destroyed by environmental catastrophe. Sarah discusses what this means for the relationship between humankind and nature.
A guide to the artistry of new psychological horror.
Curtains have been closed, concession stands bare, for many months. The arts industries have suffered more than many, performing arts in particular, mostly in light of how easily an infectious disease could proliferate in an enclosed space full of people sitting shoulder to shoulder. Concerns now seem to have, well, spread deeper into the industrial Read More…
“It is a truth universally acknowledged” that since man stepped behind a camera we have been subjected to some particularly questionable attempts at adapting those ‘classics’ we hold so dear. The dilemma – to adapt or not to adapt – is a pressing one. ‘Classics’ is not a term I use lightly; on the surface, Read More…