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The Importance of The Ordinary Female Story

As with everyone else in the world, I was in love with the Netflix original movie To all the boys I loved before. The sweet storyline, the wonderful and likeable characters, the general aesthetic of the movie and of course…

How Watching The Kardashians Makes You A Worse Person

The Kardashian-Jenner’s are a cultural phenomenon of our time, right? The obvious Instagram enviable selfies, the luxury Ferrari’s and G Wagon’s alongside those endless vacations to Mexico and Bora-Bora have us going crazy, wishing we could all expose ourselves to…

Film in Review: Dude

Shortly after its release on the 20th of April this year (420, get it?), the Netflix original film Dude had accumulated numerous review headlines claiming it was the worst film on Netflix. Currently it holds a 41% audience score on…

LGBTQ+ Cinema and The Rarity of a Happy Ending

Love, Simon is breaking ground in Hollywood in the most simplistic way: it is the first major studio film about a gay teenager. It follows the closeted Simon (Nick Robinson) as he begins an email correspondence with another secretly gay…

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Inside Out

Ruairi McCann reveals why Inside Out is a triumph of modern animation…. It has been twenty years since Pixar emerged on the scene as modern western animation’s most innovative and popular force with Toy Story. What followed were years of…

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E

Jennifer Smyth reveals why The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a surprising gem of a summer blockbuster. Guy Ritchie’s latest blockbuster re-boots the 1960s TV show The Man from U.N.C.L.E in the hope of appealing to a 21st century audience. Henry…

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Fantastic Films, and where to find them

Fact: Going to the cinema makes you a more interesting person. Whether you’re a die-hard cinephile or you’re simply looking for a casual night out with your new college friends, the language of the cinema is universal. You can do…

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Fantastic Films, and where to find them

Fact: Going to the cinema makes you a more interesting person. Whether you’re a die-hard cinephile or you’re simply looking for a casual night out with your new college friends, the language of the cinema is universal. You can do…

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1: Review

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 exploded into screens delivering the third episode in the rare four part trilogy. It sees the return of Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) as she becomes the symbolic figure of the Mockingjay and begins…

IFI French Film Festival

This November sees the return of the IFI French Film Festival. From the 19th to the 30th of November the IFI will be hosting 22 fantastic new films. This star studded festival, ed which is now in its fifteenth year,…

The Equalizer: Review

The Equalizer is a stylish violent thriller which delves deep into the seedy underworld of gang violence and corruption in Boston. The film stars Denzel Washington, malady Chloe Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass), ambulance and Marton Csokas (The Amazing Spiderman 2) and…

You will be my son

TY intern James Kelly reviews Gilles Legrand’s latest offering “You will be my son” is a story with a strong sense of place. The main character, for sale Paul, played by, Niels Arestrup, is an obsessive-compulsive wine maker. His son Martin,…