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Movie Monday: Trainspotting

Ahhh, Scotland. Home to rolling hills, colourful cities and stunning landscapes, it’s a fine example of what it means to be privileged with the great outdoors. But not for everyone. Meet Renton (Ewan McGregor), SickBoy (Jonny Lee…

Movie Monday: Pulp Fiction

Considered to be Quentin Tarintino’s finest film to date, Pulp Fiction has since become an international cult favourite that still dominates the cinematic landscape to this day.  Deliciously noir and darkly entertaining, the film chronicles…

Movie Monday: The History Boys

A deliciously British comedy-drama is the perfect recipe for a feel-good film. Mix in eight hopeful Oxbridge adolescents, three teachers and one school that is determined to see their history department become famous for admitting some of…

Movie Monday: Withnail and I

Withnail and I, stunningly British in every way and an iconic representation of the lives of two struggling actors, desperate for their big break. Set in Camden Town in 1969, Withnail (Richard E Grant) and ‘I’ (Paul McGann), a pair of…

Movie Monday: Alien

Starring:  Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt Synopsis: After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, their landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious life-form,…

Movie Monday: Don’t Breathe

Starring: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette Summary: After a group of teenage thieves found out an old blind man is sitting on a pot of gold, they decide to break into his house for an easy reward. However, the tables turn and this…

Movie Monday: Her

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson and Amy Adams. Synopsis: Set in a futuristic Los Angeles, Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix) a lonely card writer, is reluctant to face the final stages of his divorce, and as a result, finds…

Movie Monday: Revolutionary Road

Revolutionary Road wasn't a film that I would have typically watched at the age of 13 when it was released. However, I had an undying love for Leonardo DiCaprio at the time and profusely pleaded with my mother to allow me to go see it. Of…

Movie Monday: While We’re Young

Starring: Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried Summary: Josh (Stiller) and Cornelia (Watts) are a married couple who both seem to have hit a mid life crisis, unable to find fun or even meaning to their lives they…

Movie Monday: Pride

Starring: Ben Schnetzer, Joseph Gilgun, Faye Marsay, George MacKay, Bill Nighy, Imelda Stauton, Paddy Considine Summary: It’s 1984, and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), led by Arthur Scargill, has called a strike against the…

Movie Monday: Road To Paloma

Starring: Jason Momoa, Lisa Bonet, Timothy V.Murphy Synopsis: After avenging his mother by brutally murdering her rapist, Robert Wolf (mostly known as just 'Wolf') is on the run from the FBI lead by a stone hard agent called Williams,…

Movie Monday: Heathers

Starring: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty, Kim Walker and Lisanne Falk Synopsis: This 1988 black comedy follows the maniacal plot of two teenage lovers, as they try to rid themselves of their most popular and ostentatious…

Movie Monday: Unbreakable

Starring: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright Synopsis: Unbreakable is the most epic indie film you will ever see, after David Dunn (Willis) survives a horrendous accident he is told repeatedly by Elijah Price (Jackson) to…

Movie Monday: The Good Doctor

Starring: Orlando Bloom, Michael Peña, Riley Keough Synopsis: Dr. Martin Blake (Orlando Bloom) is a young doctor, who desperately seeks the respect and admiration that he wrongly assumed came with the job. When Diane Nixon (Riley Keough)…