Arrival and the Language of Cinema

Arrival and the Language of Cinema

In his 2016 science fiction film ‘Arrival’, director Denis Villeneuve expertly uses the power of cinematic language to take us on a mind bending journey of love, loss, and the inevitability of time. Essay by Margaret Roarty.

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Richard Jenkins: 3 Career-Defining Performances

Richard Jenkins: 3 Career-Defining Performances

Of all the character actors working today, perhaps no one else brings such low-key class to his films as Richard Jenkins. Here are his 3 career-defining performances. Article by Scott Z Walkinshaw.

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Watch Midnight Cowboy

5 Reasons Why You Need to Watch Midnight Cowboy

John Schlesinger film ‘Midnight Cowboy’ (1969) starring Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight is a classic of cinema, and here are 5 reasons why you must watch it. Article by Katie Doyle.

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The Enduring Legacy of Stan and Ollie

The Enduring Legacy of Stan and Ollie

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy were beloved by legions of fans and described by legends of comedy as the very best around. What makes Stan and Ollie such an enduring act? Louis B Scheuer explores.

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10 of the Best Horror Movies Not in the English Language

10 of the Best Horror Movies Not in the English Language

Horror is perhaps the most international and inclusive of all genres, with films from all corners of the globe gaining acclaim. Here are 10 of the best horror movies not in the English language. Article by Mark Carnochan.

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Examining Controversial Depictions of Jesus Christ in Cinema

Examining Controversial Depictions of Jesus Christ in Cinema

As one of history’s most influential figures, depictions of Jesus Christ have caused controversy and discord since the days of the early church, and the same goes for cinema. In this piece Katie Doyle examines cinema’s most provocative interpretations of the Easter Story.

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Designing Nightmares: H.R. Giger and ‘Alien’

Designing Nightmares: H.R. Giger and ‘Alien’

When you think of ‘Alien’, you think of Ridley Scott and the Xenomorph, but the man behind the disturbing visuals is H.R. Giger, the artist profiled by Kieran Judge in this article.

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Who Is Jareth In Labyrinth (1986) and Why Has He Got a Bulging Penis?

Who Is Jareth In Labyrinth (1986) and Why Has He Got a Bulging Penis?

Jareth’s penis bulge has finally been explained. Why is Bowie trying to chat up a child, and why did Jim Henson create a sexually charged labyrinth?

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