FILMSOC BLOG

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Review

Sam Hamilton reviews the colourful Freddie Mercury biopic and Queen tribute. Bryan Singer returns from the X-Men franchise to direct…
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‘Vice’ Review

George Glover reviews the award-winning satirical biopic on US Vice President Dick Cheney. Vice offers an alternate portrayal of the…
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‘Sex Education’ Season 1 Review

Sabastian Astley reviews the new Netflix coming of age series on teenage sexuality.  Netflix's Sex Education, created by Laurie Nunn, provides…
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PODCAST: Streaming Services – The End of Cinema or a New Frontier?

Emma and Maria discuss the popularity of streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu, and their impact on the future…
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‘Stan & Ollie’ Review

Editor KC Wingert reviews Jon S. Baird's homage to the Hollywood comedy duo.  One of my favourite childhood pastimes was…
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PODCAST: ‘The House That Jack Built’ – Exploring the Violence of Male Directors

Tanya, Raphael, and Lydia discuss Lars Von Trier's The House That Jack Built, the implications of violence against women on…
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‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ Review

Sabastian Astley reviews Black Mirror's intense and ambitious interactive special. Black Mirror writer and show co-creator Charlie Brooker sees off the…
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PODCAST: Cold War + Other 2018 Foreign Film Favourites

Pawel and Maeve discuss one of their favourite foreign films from 2018 - Paweł Pawlikowski's Cold War - and other…
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‘Bumblebee’ Review

Alexandra Petrache reviews the surprisingly delightful addition to the Transformers franchise. The making of Bumblebee almost slipped by me. It…
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‘Creed II’ Review

Sam Hamilton reviews the newest sequel of the Rocky franchise.  It is heartwarming that the Rocky franchise has grown with…
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