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“I Don’t Fear You” Godfather: my first time with the mafia masterpiece

“I Don’t Fear You” Godfather: my first time with the mafia masterpiece

Pip Carew tackles the most revered film of all time and sees if The Godfather delivers on its mammoth reputation.
History of Film: New Hollywood

History of Film: New Hollywood

From Bonnie and Clyde to The Godfather, what was New Hollywood? Find out here
The Guilty: Hollywood ‘Guilty’ of poaching foreign film success

The Guilty: Hollywood ‘Guilty’ of poaching foreign film success

Hollywood’s most recent international remake is undeniably a thrilling watch but, despite its extortionate budget, fails to match the Danish original
US Film Industry Strike of 60,000 Workers Narrowly Avoided

US Film Industry Strike of 60,000 Workers Narrowly Avoided

Production crew walk out prevented at last minute as union begins negotiations for better working conditions
Grimmfest 2021: The Beta Test struggles to be Alpha

Grimmfest 2021: The Beta Test struggles to be Alpha

The Beta Test is a bloated and crude social commentary
Judas and the Black Messiah: Far from revolutionary?

Judas and the Black Messiah: Far from revolutionary?

Fred Hampton biopic might not be truly revolutionary, but is not afraid of showing true Black Panthers’ viewpoints
Opinion: Netflix’s Hollywood is a liberal fantasy

Opinion: Netflix’s Hollywood is a liberal fantasy

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy problematises the wish-fulfilment fantasy approach that Netflix have taken with their new series Hollywood
Déjà-Review: Singin’ in the Rain

Déjà-Review: Singin’ in the Rain

Singin’ in the Rain has an unparalleled ability to capture pure glee and is well deserving of its status as one of Hollywood’s most iconic films, writes James McCafferty
Is gender equality close to being achieved in Hollywood?

Is gender equality close to being achieved in Hollywood?

Emily Wain argues that the inequality surrounding directors needs addressing for the film industry to progress
Is it time to move on from the rom-com?

Is it time to move on from the rom-com?

Sophie Marriott argues against the problematic tropes in Hollywood Rom-Coms which rely on outdated gender and racial stereotypes
The rise and fall of #MeToo

The rise and fall of #MeToo

Hollywood and U.S. politics are undoubtedly intertwined. Despite the #MeToo movement, both are still bound by a mistreatment of women.
First Watch: Casablanca

First Watch: Casablanca

At first glance, the film may be seen as just another tale of a damsel in distress, but upon closer inspection, Casablanca is a romantic fantasy that has made an everlasting impact on cinema as a whole
The Oscars 2018: Fashion

The Oscars 2018: Fashion

Rona McCann gives a roundup of the couture seen on the red carpet at last week’s Oscars
Is it still okay to like anything made by anyone anymore?

Is it still okay to like anything made by anyone anymore?

Anyone being: John Travolta, Woody Allen, Kevin Spacey (and the list goes on…)

What the Weinstein case tells us about the culture of sexual harassment

We shouldn’t be just asking about where there is a culture of sexual harassment, but why there is one in the first place

Latin stereotypes are getting old

Sofia Vergara’s joke at the Golden Globes gave us a glimpse of the systemic stereotyping of Latin characters in Hollywood

Review: Hail, Caesar!

The latest Coen Brothers movie is a hilariously absurd take on the classic era of Hollywood

Feature: The #OscarsSoWhite controversy

With all of 20 Best Actor nominees at the Oscars being White for a second year running, many are crying out for Hollywood to address its apparent lack of diversity—but where does the root of the problem lie?

HOME Pick of the Week: Trumbo

Bryan Cranston’s performance anchors this period movie about Dalton Trumbo’s life and battle with McCarthyism

So you think you’re the Christ?

George Bellamy discusses alternative Jesus figures in cinema

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