Benjamin Klauber-Griffiths

Benjamin Klauber-Griffiths


TV Nostalgia: Our childhood favourites

TV Nostalgia: Our childhood favourites

From Tracy Beaker to the Clone Wars, we explore some of our favourite childhood shows and ask just why did we love them so much?
VIVA 2022: Josefina

VIVA 2022: Josefina

Viva 2022: A well worked and intimate human drama about how we connect, and at times disconnect, from the strangers around us
MANIFF 2022: The Great Movement

MANIFF 2022: The Great Movement

The Great Movement shows great stylistic ambition but falls short with an unfocused storyline
MANIFF 2022: Atlas

MANIFF 2022: Atlas

Atlas shows promise but relies too much on cliches and showy storytelling
MANIFF 2022: The Feast

MANIFF 2022: The Feast

MANIFF 2022: A creepy local Welsh girl, a glutinous aristocrat and a family rife with sinister greed constitute this unsettling contribution to folkloric horror
2021 in Film: A Year of Women in Horror

2021 in Film: A Year of Women in Horror

From the Netflix flagship films to the independent low budget flicks, 2021 has been a big year for female dominated horror movies. Dan Collins looks back at the female stars, auteurs and writers of the last year.
Time testing The Bechdel Test

Time testing The Bechdel Test

Pip Carew and Daniel Collins give a detailed analysis of films which pass and fail the bechdel test and examine it’s importance
Women behind the scenes of cinema

Women behind the scenes of cinema

Let’s spotlight the women behind the scenes of cinema, and acknowledge their best work.
Death on the Nile: a pleasant cocktail of murder mystery and moustaches

Death on the Nile: a pleasant cocktail of murder mystery and moustaches

Kenneth Branagh is back as Poirot in a sequel that doesn’t quite live up to its promise but is a pleasant time nonetheless.
Lights, Camera, Election: Casting our vote on the best political films and TV

Lights, Camera, Election: Casting our vote on the best political films and TV

Our writers consider their favourite political films, in light of the student elections
The Lost Daughter: Psychological drama delivers gut-wrench of a film

The Lost Daughter: Psychological drama delivers gut-wrench of a film

Long gone are the days of Peep Show for Olivia Colman’s flawed but beguiling lead in Netflix’s latest awards contender.
CODA: A tender portrait of love, music, and fishing

CODA: A tender portrait of love, music, and fishing

CODA may have been overlooked due to its innocuous Apple TV+ release but its warm yet thoughtful outlook makes it one of 2021’s best coming-of-age tales.
King Richard: Tennis tale is inspiring and entertaining in equal parts

King Richard: Tennis tale is inspiring and entertaining in equal parts

Will Smith delivers a powerhouse performance in the true story of Venus and Serena Williams’ rise to stardom.
Petite Maman: An exploration of loss and grief through time

Petite Maman: An exploration of loss and grief through time

From hopefully heart-warming to richly painted scenes of grief and loss, Celine Sciamma’s new film is one of 2021’s best.
A Cop Movie: A messy but sincere attempt to change the way we look at policing

A Cop Movie: A messy but sincere attempt to change the way we look at policing

Fact and fiction intertwine to unsatisfying ends in this genre-defying film about policing in Mexico.

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