In her weekly column, Martha Wilson examines the heartwarming display of boyhood friendshhip in Rob Reiner’s classic film Stand By Me.
Ever found yourself wanting more from your reading list? Look no further than Elena Trowsdale’s take on breaking the monotony of the English syllabus.
Francesca Duke reviews August Strindberg’s heady existentialist drama, and takes a closer look at whether its reimagined setting is entirely successful.
Now on my second article of this series, I come to the devastating realisation that I am not actually funny. A shocking revelation to you and me both, of course, after reading the magnum opus that was my first. So, before I continue, I just want to warn you that this is going to be Read More…
For this column, despite my dependence on it for the title, I did not re-watch Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’, I do not want to watch that shit again. I’m sorry to its six Academy Award nominations, to its 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, to its $57 million box office, but I just don’t like it. My distaste Read More…
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.