FILMSOC BLOG

‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Review

Alexandra Petrache reviews the second seasonal comedy instalment. “A day without laughter is a wasted day," my Thai fortune cookie…
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‘Mindhunter’ Season 1 Review

Raphael Duhamel reviews David Fincher's thrilling Netflix series. “It's always the mother. They all have a crazy, angry mother.” Mindhunter…
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The Cakemaker (‘Der Kuchenmacher’) Review

Alex Dewing examines Ofir Raul Graizer's emotional debut. Israeli writer-director Ofir Raul Graizer isn't holding back in his poignant feature…
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Round-up: London East Asian Film Festival (LEAFF) 2017

Xin Yi Wang runs through a few films from the London East Asian Film Festival, which ran from the 19th…
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Central DOCS Club: ’78/52′ Review

The first of our co-hosted Central DOCS Club screenings with Picturehouse Central saw '78/52', the story of Hitchcock's famous shower…
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FilmSoc screens ‘Donnie Darko’ – Teen angst meets existentialism

Caroline Colvin explains how "Donnie Darko" remains a touchstone of millennial film culture.
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‘Loving Vincent’ Review

Pihla Pekkarinen takes a look at the first entirely oil painted film in cinematic history. The hypnotic quality of the…
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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Review

Maria Düster reviews Marvel's latest blockbuster. Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok offers a much-needed reboot to the Thor franchise. It is…
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London Film Festival: ‘Happy End’ Review

Milo Garner reviews Haneke's latest drama. Happy End is not a title one would expect to see attached to a…
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FilmSoc screens ‘Closer’ – Sex, Relationships, and Love?

Sophie O'Sullivan examines the smouldering legacy of Nichols' romantic drama. Mike Nichols' Closer (2004) is a seductive study into indulgent adult relationships in…
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