Walk, Run, Cha-Cha – Oscar Nominated Documentary Short Review

Walk, Run, Cha-Cha – Oscar Nominated Documentary Short Review

Nominated for the Documentary Short Oscar in 2020, ‘Walk, Run, Cha-Cha’ from director Laura Nix is more than just a dance movie. Joseph Wade reviews…

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In the Absence – Oscar Nominated Documentary Short Review

In the Absence – Oscar Nominated Documentary Short Review

In 2014, 250 school children drowned to death when their ferry sank off the coast of South Korea. 2020’s Oscar nominated documentary short ‘In the Absence’ explores the ethical quagmire that led to this disaster. Joseph Wade reviews.

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Film as a Political Medium: Propaganda and ‘The Triumph of the Will’

Film as a Political Medium: Propaganda and ‘The Triumph of the Will’

Nazi propaganda film ‘The Triumph of the Will’ is analysed for its effectiveness as a documentary and comparisons are drawn to contemporary politics in James Cullen’s informative film essay.

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Spirit of ’45 (2013) Review

Spirit of ’45 (2013) Review

Ken Loach’s documentary on the development of social standards and the National Health Service in the UK, ‘Spirit of ’45’, has been reviewed by Katie Doyle.

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The Killing of America (1981) Review

The Killing of America (1981) Review

Banned from release or distribution in the United States in 1981, the Schrader brothers documentary ‘The Killing of America’ proposed that America and violence were wed. Joseph Wade has a review, here.

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