Interview with Luke Davies from Polari
The Mancunion spoke with Luke Davies head of Polari, a queer production company based in Manchester about Queer representation, the art of filmmaking, and untold stories.
Shazam! Fury of the Gods review: Superhero sequel gets sidetracked
Shazam! Fury of the Gods is a feel-good film which falls short of its forerunner
The Untold Stories of Black Women: A Thousand and One Review
A. V. Rockwell shows the importance of supporting Black women in Sundance Prize winning feature debut: A Thousand and One
Jeanne Dielman at HOME review: The greatest film of all time?
The Mancunion evaluates whether Chantal Akerman’s 1975 film, Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, is truly the best film of all time
MANIFF 2023: Everyday in Kaimuki
Everyday in Kaimuki screened at MANIFF23, some aspects of the film were enjoyable but ultimately, the film was underwhelming
¡Viva! 2023: La Casa entre los cactus
Carlota González-Adrio’s debut feature film is accompanied by a live Q&A for the 2023 ¡Viva! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival
Diversity and the long road ahead: The lack of female directors at the 2023 Academy Awards
It seems that once again the Academy Awards have let down female directors by failing to nominate a single one; here’s what we have to say about it.
Olan Collardy Interview: Reclaiming Narratives in Rye Lane
The Mancunion had the pleasure of speaking to Olan Collardy, Director of Photography on Raine Allen-Miller’s Rye Lane
Your Place or Mine review: Bop or Flop?
Is Netflix’s latest romcom ‘Your Place or Mine’ the latest in a series of flops for the streaming service?
How liminal spaces on-screen have captured imaginations
Liminal spaces in film and television create an immersive experience for audiences
Meet the film club doing it differently in Didsbury
The Didsbury Fictional Film Club is a new organisation dedicated to screening unique movies to residents of Greater Manchester
What’s Love Got to Do with It? review: Fickle feel-good film falls flat
Working Title’s latest romantic comedy leaves much to be desired
Skinamarink review: Experimental horror gem or monotonous art film?
This polarising and experimental horror film is slow and spreads its scares carefully, but its gut-wrenching frights and the sustained stomach knot you get while watching make it all worth it in this ambient horror experience
MANIFF 2023: Something You Said Last Night review
In her directorial debut, Luis De Filippis explores families at their worst and best through a tender slow cinema lens
Bend It Like Bollywood: BBC Three documentary shines a light on queer South Asians
Bend It Like Bollywood, a film from the mind of our Theatre Editor, Jay Darcy, comes to the BBC
Upsets, two-horse races, and an unprecedented sweep: Final predictions for the Oscars 2023
Will Everything Everywhere All at Once sweep the night? Does Top Gun: Maverick stand a chance? What about Elvis? Here’s some final predictions for the Oscars 2023
So you’ve won an Oscar: What’s next?
The Dos and Don’ts of the Oscars acceptance speech in preparation for this year’s ceremony
Marcel the Shell with Shoes On review: Stop-motion mockumentary magic
Both quirky and heartwarming, this mockumentary/stop-motion hybrid delivers profound musings on loss, community, and change, with a healthy dose of laughs on the side