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Cult Classic ‘The Swimmer’ is Back on Blu-Ray: Review

Squint your eyes and cult classic The Swimmer, starring Burt Lancaster, could be the B-plot on an episode of extra-quirky later day Seinfeld. Of course, it would be Kramer who joyously tells his pals he’s “going from pool to pool and swim all the way across the county home, Jerry!”  It’s a fun thought, and […]Read More

Why Jane Campion’s ‘In The Cut’ is A Misunderstood Masterpiece

Dead Sexy: A Fortnightly Column on Erotic Thrillers When two passenger airlines crashed into the Twin Towers on 11 September 2001, life changed irreversibly for Americans—and we don’t need reminding of the ongoing global impact that these attacks had too. But domestically, an estimated 422,000 New Yorkers suffered from PTSD. Along with the trauma of […]Read More

“She Found It At The Movies” is a manifesto for

Christina Newland’s essay collection She Found it at the Movies shines a light on a diverse set of voices to reclaim female desire, according to Film News Editor, Steph Green Women and their desirous response to cinema have been shut out of film criticism since the profession began. With the field monopolized by the pale, […]Read More

Our favourite podcasts about movies

With more time on our hands than ever, don’t just watch films—listen to people talk about them too! From specialized podcasts about Studio Ghibli and 90’s thrillers to critics discussing new releases, this list of our favourites podcasts about movies has something for everyone. Films to Be Buried With Comedian Brett Goldstein hosts this supremely […]Read More

A Film Recommendation for Every Letter of the Alphabet

Finding a great film to watch is as easy as A, B, C. Fed up with increasingly silly listicles populating your feed during quarantine? We’re sorry. Film News Editor Steph is on hand to bring you a film recommendation for each letter of the alphabet, and where to watch them. A is for And Then […]Read More

Bad Films to Watch During Self-Isolation

As people around the UK are either in self-isolation, let go from their jobs or working from home, a lot of free time has opened up in our normally hectic schedules. As a semi-agoraphobic Millennial whose idea of a perfect evening is eating instant ramen on the sofa and going to bed at 10pm, this […]Read More

Film News: Kevin Spacey’s New Film Took £96 On Its

Kevin Spacey’s latest (or, indeed, should that be last?) film took just £96 on its first day at the box office, after opening in just 10 cinemas across the US. According to The Hollywood Reporter, this suggests that fewer than two people per cinema bought tickets on its opening day. Billionaire Boys Club, also starring […]Read More

Film News: See the first photo of Margot Robbie as

Margot Robbie has already secured her reputation as a film chameleon. From her sultry drawl in The Wolf of Wall Street, to her Harley Quinn role – mimicked in Halloween costumes everywhere in 2016 – and her Oscar-nominated portrayal of Tonya Harding, she’s able to transform herself in a variety of roles. As well as […]Read More

The Month In Films: March

LOGAN – (MUST-SEE) The end of an era. In Hugh Jackman’s final outing as Wolverine, Fox appears to have pulled out all the stops. Following on from Deadpool’s R-rated success, this conclusion of an epic character arc promises to be full of gore and expletives. The story follows an ageing Logan/Wolverine caring for an ailing […]Read More

The Best of Independent Cinema

Right. It’s time to put the ‘indie’ into The Indiependent. As a huge cinema geek, one of my favourite aspects of the world of movies is independent cinema. Most indie films go unnoticed, which is a crying shame, but there are few that manage to make it big, winning many awards too. So here are […]Read More