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Review: Personal Shopper

Cassie Hyde praises Kristen Stewart in her latest endeavour

Photo: New Zealand International Film Festival

Review: The Salesman

Georgie Welch reviews Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar winning drama

Photo: ByrdHouse Films

Review: Josephine Doe

James Gill’s thoughts on the films UK premier at MANIFF 2017

Photo: Penguins with Freckles

Review: Across the River

The world premier of Warren Malone’s tale set in London

Photo: Venice Film Festival

University of Manchester student premieres film at HOME

Christopher Murray sits down with The Mancunion to unpack his second feature length film, El Cristo Ciego (The Blind Christ)

Photo: Sons of Manual

Review: It’s Only The End of The World

Xavier Dolan’s brutally honest and claustrophobic new work shows us “home is where it hurts”, but its emotional disconnection makes it hard to relate, writes Joe Casson

Merton College Hall. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Pop culture damages university reputation

Many films, TV shows and comics unfairly portray academics as detached and incompetent, and students as lazy and drunk

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Review: A Monster Calls

James Gill’s thoughts on the adaptation of Patrick Ness’s highly acclaimed novel

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Feel the love in Manchester this Valentine’s Day

Stuck for ideas this Valentine’s Day? Let this guide give you some inspiration for some off-the-radar plans on the most romantic day of the year

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Review: Jackie

In Pablo Larrain’s Jackie, Natalie Portman gives a tour-de-force portrait of grief counterpoised with a steely conviction, shedding new light on the character of the former First Lady of the United States

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Review: The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation is a powerful film about important issues

Photo: Doha Film Institute

Trump’s Muslim Ban affects Asghar Farhadi

Nominated Iranian director Asghar Farhadi barred from Oscars under Trump’s Muslim ban