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Feature – Fincher's Feminine Flicks

Women are underrepresented in Hollywood. There, I said it. A vast majority of decent lead roles in major movies are written for ...

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Feature: Grimmfest 2014

THURSDAY First up was The Herd. Billed as ‘a vegan feminist horror’, the 20-minute film was a bloody difficult watch. Set in a ...

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TV Guide - Week 5

Following on from the boom in comic book films recently, heroes and villains are making appearances on the smaller screen. With Arrow ...

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Feature – Fincher's Feminine Flicks

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Feature: Grimmfest 2014

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TV Guide - Week 5

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Feature – Fincher’s Feminine Flicks

Women in film just got interesting. In a big way.

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Review – Gone Girl

Alice Williams tries to find out where the hell the girl went in David Fincher’s dark new murder-thriller-psycho-drama

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Classic Review – Heathers

Nik McNally has only good things to say about the blackest of high school comedies, Heathers

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Feature: Grimmfest 2014

Zombie aficionado Katie Morton roams the screenings of Grimmfest, Manchester’s very own horror film festival.

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Cornerhouse Pick of the Week – Ida

James Moules says that Pawel Pawlikowski’s new film is a dark and brilliant study in self-discovery

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You Can’t Handle the Truth – action has lost its traction

Contributor Isabella Yianni feels that Hollywood ‘action’ remakes need to be terminated. With extreme prejudice.

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Top Five – French Animations

Liz Gibson lists her favourite films with which to scare gallophobic kyrofelonoshophobes (French haters with a phobia of cartoons).

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TV Guide – Week 5

Ben Sutton tells us to give cartoons a go this week

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TV Guide Week 5

Ben Sutton sorts through the television’s trash to find the hidden gems and debit card statements within.

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Magic in the Moonlight

Andriana Hambi has had enough of 20s jazz.

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Review – The Riot Club

Tom Bruce thinks this new socio-political ‘comedy’ is a load of ballyhoo claptrap. “Oh. My. Wow.”

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Top Five – Musicians Making Movies

Sarah Wolff sings the praises of her favourite multi-talented celebrities, ‘note’able not only for their music but also their on screen compos(e)ure.