What Film Can Teach Us About Heartbreak

What Film Can Teach Us About Heartbreak

“Real life is often nonsensical and absurd – if art can truly mirror that experience, something special can occur.” What abstract ideas in film can teach us about heartbreak. Essay by Sam Florsheim.

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The Before Trilogy: How to Capture a Moment

The Before Trilogy: How to Capture a Moment

A love story is made of moments, and in no place are those moments captured better than in Richard Linklater’s Before Trilogy – Sunrise, Sunset, Midnight. Essay on why, by Jack Fanning.

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In Defense of the Happy Ending: Alice Wu and LGBTQ+ Movies

In Defense of the Happy Ending: Alice Wu and LGBTQ+ Movies

For so long, Hollywood has made it seem like only white, cisgender, non-disabled, heterosexual people fall in love. The films of Alice Wu offer condolence for those outside of that box. Essay by Tina Kakadelis.

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How ‘The Worst Person in the World’ Redefines Romantic Cinema

How ‘The Worst Person in the World’ Redefines Romantic Cinema

How Joachim Trier rewrites the rules of silver screen romance to create one of the best romantic dramas of recent years, ‘The Worst Person in the World’. Essay by Rehana Nurmahi.

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10 Terrible Romantic Comedies

10 Terrible Romantic Comedies

10 terrible romantic comedy films to either completely avoid or to embrace and watch instead of the usual suspects this Valentine’s Day. List by Jacob Davis.

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‘The Wedding Planner’ at 20 – Review

‘The Wedding Planner’ at 20 – Review

How does turn of the century rom-com ‘The Wedding Planner’ hold up at 20? Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey star, Libby Briggs reviews.

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Babyteeth (2020) Review

Babyteeth (2020) Review

Coming-of-age drama ‘Babyteeth’, starring Eliza Scanlen and Toby Wallace, directed by Shannon Murphy, “side-steps every overworked genre cliché”. Full movie review by Leoni Horton.

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When Love Transcends Time (Travel)

When Love Transcends Time (Travel)

“Time travel […] can miraculously give characters their happily ever after, snatch it cruelly away, or both.” Time travel and love in cinema – an essay by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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A Matter of Life and Death (1946) Review

A Matter of Life and Death (1946) Review

Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s 1946 romantic drama, ‘A Matter of Life and Death’, “is a towering metaphysical masterpiece” of cinema. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Rachel McAdams: The Time-Traveller’s Wife

Rachel McAdams: The Time-Traveller’s Wife

“I have a question for you Rachel McAdams: where is your agency? And, why do you have such a thing for time-travellers?” – Annice White on Rachel McAdams: the time traveller’s wife.

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