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The Moral Responsibility of Film

Last year’s Academy screenings saw the ‘ludes and lewdness of Martin Scorsese’s Wolf of Wall Street maligned by those perched on the high ...

Top Five – Party Movies

Top Five - Party Movies

5) Superbad (2007) This movie will keep you laughing in your seat for a grand total of 113 minutes. A perfect balance of ...

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TV Guide – Week 3

How’s your lecture attendance going? Good? Good. Now mess it up by watching all the good films showing on freeview this week, ...

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The Moral Responsibility of Film

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 1
Top Five – Party Movies

Top Five - Party Movies

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TV Guide – Week 3

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The Moral Responsibility of Film

Nik McNally says we don’t need movies to teach us ethics.


Classic Review – Withnail and I

Director: Bruce Robinson – Cast: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths – Released: 1987

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Review: A Most Wanted Man

Editor James Moules gives glowing praise to the latest John le Carré film adaptation.


Classic Review – Irréversible

Some films can still be controversial even long after their release. Here is film editor Martin Solibakke’s Classic Review on Irréversible.


Top Five – Party Movies

Welcome Week is in the rear-view mirror, but alcohol will always be a student’s best friend. Pratik Panthee gives us his picks for the best films about the wild times.


Feature – Twenty Years of Pulp Fiction

Editor James Moules evaluates the impact Tarantino has had on cinema in recent years.

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TV Guide – Week 3

Tom Bruce implores us to discover Cops


Cornerhouse Pick of the Week – In Order of Disappearance

Tom Bruce went in blind. He came out snowblind.

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You Can’t Handle the Truth! – Book to Film Adaptations

Andriana Hambi thinks that novels should stay on the page.

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Top Five: Single Location Movies

From James Franco having a rocky few days to Ryan Reynolds lying six feet under with decent phone reception. Here are Martin Solibakke’s picks for the best movies in this niche genre.

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The Cornerhouse – A HOME Away From Home

Editor Tom Bruce urges all students to visit the famous Cornerhouse cinema/gallery.

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Classic Review: The Deer Hunter

After a trip to see the classic war film at the Cornerhouse, James Moules was all too eager to share his thoughts.