Loki: The Development of One of Marvel’s Greatest Villains

Loki: The Development of One of Marvel’s Greatest Villains

He became one of the most iconic superhero villains of all time. In this feature, Francesca Militello charts Loki’s development from prince to villain to brother between ‘Thor’ and ‘Infinity War’.

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Mary Queen Of Scots (2019) Review

Mary Queen Of Scots (2019) Review

Oscar nominated Josie Rourke historical drama ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ (2019) had the star power but did it also have the required impact? Francesca Militello reviews.

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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 Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Review

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Review

Adapted from the works of E.T.A. Hoffman & Tchaikovsky comes Disney’s ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’, an “enjoyable but not all that memorable watch”.

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An Artist’s Contributions: David Wark Griffith

An Artist’s Contributions: David Wark Griffith

Highly influential ‘Broken Blossoms’ and ‘The Birth of a Nation’ director David Wark Griffith is the topic of Francesca Militello’s latest piece in her “An Artist’s Contributions” series. Just how did Griffith influence modern cinema? Find out here.

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Tomb Raider (2018) Snapshot Review

Tomb Raider (2018) Snapshot Review

‘Tomb Raider’ (2018) is “a finished product that fans of the gaming franchise and adventure movies in general may appreciate or even come to adore” according to Francesca Militello’s review of the film starring Alicia Vikander.

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An Artist’s Contributions: Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein

An Artist’s Contributions: Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein

Sergei Eisenstein, the father of many modern theories on cinema, is the latest filmmaker to be included in Francesca Militello’s An Artist’s Contributions series. Take a look at what made him so influential, here.

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Three Heart-Warming Christmas Classics to Re-Watch This Christmas

Three Heart-Warming Christmas Classics to Re-Watch This Christmas

Francesca Militello presents three Christmas classics that you should watch to get yourself in the festive mood this holiday.

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An Introduction to Italian Neorealism – Essay

An Introduction to Italian Neorealism – Essay

Francesca Militello outlines the famous film movement of Italian Neorealism in this introductory essay complete with suggestions on what to watch and why.

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Alone in Berlin (2016) Review

Alone in Berlin (2016) Review

‘Alone in Berlin’ (2016), Vincent Pérez’s Hans Fallada novel adaptation starring Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson, Uwe Preuss and Daniel Brühl, has been reviewed by Francesca Militello.

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