Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 4: Becket/A Man For All Seasons

Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 4: Becket/A Man For All Seasons

In Part 4 of her series ‘Movies I Had a Religious/Spiritual Experience With’, Katie Doyle uncovers what it means to be an English Catholic through ‘Becket’ (1964) and ‘A Man for All Seasons’ (1966).

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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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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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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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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 Young Victoria (2009) Review

The Young Victoria (2009) Review

‘The Young Victoria’ (2009) starring Emily Blunt as Queen Victoria in a historical drama about her early years as the monarch of the UK, has been reviewed by Francesca Militello.

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Under Sandet (2015) Review

Under Sandet (2015) Review

German-Danish co-production ‘Under Sandet’ (‘Land of Mine’ – 2015) exploring German prisoners of war in World War II, has been reviewed by Francesca Militello here.

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13 Minutes (2015) Review

13 Minutes (2015) Review

Francesca Militello has reviewed Oliver Hirschbiegel’s ’13 Minutes’ (2015), a German war movie about the life of Georg Elser, a man who attempted to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1939. Read it here.

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Trumbo: The Ten, the Blacklist and the Cold War

Trumbo: The Ten, the Blacklist and the Cold War

With the UK release of ‘Trumbo’ occurring tomorrow, Kat Lawson has taken you through its subject matter: the Hollywood Blacklist. Read about this destructive and controversial period in US and US cinema history, here.

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