Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Advertisements Here We Go Again opens and within minutes we are into our first dance number, with Lily James’ sunshine-like rendition of Donna Sheridan graduating from university. As she gleefully belts out the ABBA classic When I Kissed The Teacher and jokingly…

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How It Ends

Advertisements Another day, another Netflix Original movie. It might be hard to remember, but there was a time—right after the first season of Orange Is The New Black was released—when you heard of a Netflix Original you off the bat assumed you were in…

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61 Hugs: An Interview With Writer CK Goldiing

Advertisements Crippled by a lifetime of overthinking, CK is a typical artist – forever worried about rejection, people’s perceptions and how things look. One day, he is challenged to leave his house, walk the busy streets, and ask sixty-one strangers for a…

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47 Metres Down

Advertisements I once backed out of scuba diving at the last-minute. So very last minute that the instructors didn’t even get the chance to stop me, because by the time they noticed what was happening I had already sprinted up the boardwalk…

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TAU

Advertisements The premise of TAU is a simple one. We open with urban nightlife and meet a mysterious young woman living a life of crime. Saving up her money in order to progress in life. After, for no apparent reason, she is…

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Arrival

Advertisements Arrival‘s non-linear structure weaves in and out like memory, stitching together pieces of a puzzle. The question, answer, and method is in front of you the whole time, and on re-watch, it’s even more apparent how immensely brave the editing is.…

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The Hours

Advertisements The Hours weaves together the lives and time of three incredibly different but pain-sharing women with fascination. You have to marvel at the sheer delicacy in the structure of the different narrative lines and the consistency of the emotional arc running…

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Carol

Advertisements Carol encapsulates what we shouldn’t be able to encapsulate. The dull lifelessness of longing for someone, and the painful but hopeful process of someone’s meaning growing in your life. It puts all those tangled up, heart-bursting-out-your-chest feelings into a form that…

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Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018: 5 Must See Films

Advertisements On the 7th of June, documentary lovers descended on Sheffield’s city center for six days of films and fun in the sun. This year the festival opened itself up to the virtual reality boom and many other modern interpretations of storytelling.…

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