A24 Horror: Success, Religion and Difference in Modern American Cinema

A24 Horror: Success, Religion and Difference in Modern American Cinema

How A24 have managed to tap into the zeitgeist with recent releases ‘The Witch’ and ‘Hereditary’ to offer horrors that do more than make you jump out of your skin. Article by Beth Sawdon.

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Joker: Incels, Violence, the Alt-Right – Tackling the Discourse Around 2019’s Most Controversial Movie

Joker: Incels, Violence, the Alt-Right – Tackling the Discourse Around 2019’s Most Controversial Movie

Jacob Davis tackles the hysteria surrounding Todd Phillips’ ‘Joker’ (2019), breaking down the discourse forged by the opinions of high-ranking journalists in an attempt to get to the bottom of the controversy.

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It Just Might be His Masterpiece: Revisiting Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds’ Ten Years Later

It Just Might be His Masterpiece: Revisiting Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds’ Ten Years Later

Will Quentin Tarantino ever top ‘Pulp Fiction’? Maybe he already has. Samuel Sybert breaks down the artistry behind the iconic director’s ‘Inglourious Basterds’.

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A Textual Analysis of ‘John Wick Chapter 3 – Parabellum’

A Textual Analysis of ‘John Wick Chapter 3 – Parabellum’

An analysis of the use of colour and the narrative progression on offer in ‘John Wick Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ by Jacob Davis.

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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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An Introduction to the Cinematography in Abel Gance’s ‘Napoleon’ (1927)

An Introduction to the Cinematography in Abel Gance’s ‘Napoleon’ (1927)

An introduction to the cinematography of the hugely influential French filmmaker Abel Gance via his epic genre classic ‘Napoleon’ (1927), by Francesca Militello.

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The Man of Rearden Steel: Objectivism in Contemporary Cinema

The Man of Rearden Steel: Objectivism in Contemporary Cinema

Ayn Rand’s Objectivism isn’t only potent in ‘Batman v Superman’ but an unfortunate philosophy of film in general, according to Jacob Davis.

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A Look Inward: Introspection in A Star Is Born

A Look Inward: Introspection in A Star Is Born

“Seeing someone’s true self is important in ‘A Star Is Born’, but being able to look at one’s self is even more important.” Introspection in ‘A Star Is Born’, by Jacob Davis.

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Fabric Love: Costume in Gay Cinema

Fabric Love: Costume in Gay Cinema

The role of clothing in male-male romances is very distinct. Annice White takes you through the how and why with comparisons between ‘Call Me By Your Name’, ‘God’s Own Country’ and ‘Brokeback Mountain’.

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