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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Sia’s Music Is Not “a Love Letter to the Autistic Community”: It’s Another Unrealistic Portrayal of ASD

Sia’s Music Is Not “a Love Letter to the Autistic Community”: It’s Another Unrealistic Portrayal of ASD

Sia’s Golden Globes nominated feature film debut, ‘Music’, a musical starring Maddie Ziegler and Kate Hudson, is another unrealistic portrayal of ASD. Essay by Shona Leigh Pope.

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How ‘What We Do In the Shadows’ Reshapes the “Man Alone” with Vampire Cinema

How ‘What We Do In the Shadows’ Reshapes the “Man Alone” with Vampire Cinema

Reassessing New Zealand cinema’s “man alone” trope for Taika Waititi’s much-loved vampire mockumentary ‘What We Do In the Shadows’. Essay by Jacob Davis.

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Die Hard vs Lethal Weapon: The Battle for Christmas

Die Hard vs Lethal Weapon: The Battle for Christmas

‘Die Hard’ and ‘Lethal Weapon’ are each action movies that have become Christmas staples to many, but which is the most Christmassy? Katie Doyle explores, judging each by clearly defined factors.

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‘In the Cut’ and How Marriage Can Kill You, Actually

‘In the Cut’ and How Marriage Can Kill You, Actually

How Jane Campion erotic thriller ‘In the Cut’ (2003) starring Meg Ryan subverted the expectations of the erotic thriller genre and has gone underappreciated for close to two decades. Article by Margaret Roarty.

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Funny Games and the Victimisation of the Audience

Funny Games and the Victimisation of the Audience

How Michael Haneke makes us as much the victims of his world-renowned horror film ‘Funny Games’ as he does his central characters. A feature essay by Jacob Heayes.

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