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Dunkirk

At this point in his already accomplished career, it is fair to say that Christopher Nolan can be regarded as a contemporary torch bearer for traditional filmmaking, a man who truly defends the big screen experience. In Dunkirk, Nolan’s handling of the 1940 evacuation of allied soldiers in occupied France, it’s soon apparent that Nolan has crafted […]

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Oats Studio – Volume One

Neil Blomkamp’s Oats Studios see’s the iconic sci-fi director creating a series of short films with the aim of introducing audiences to a feature film before it is fully funded. It’s an ingenious use of the ideas of viral media, and with Volume One drawing to a close with the release of Zygote, Mike Hibbert has […]

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Oats Studio – Firebase

Social allegory and class divides are the central theme of all Neil Blomkamp’s Oats Studio’s output so far and Firebase is no different. In the second instalment of Oats Studios: Volume One, the Vietnam War provides the backdrop for a sci-fi exploration of the relationship between soldiers, ‘the enemy’ and those in command. Firebase ticks […]

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Spider-Man: Homecoming

Since 2002 five Spider-Man films have made their way to the big screen, starting with Sam Raimi’s trilogy, starring Toby Maguire. Unfortunately, the third film in the series wasn’t well respected, despite being the most successful at the box office. The Amazing Spider-Man films (starring Andrew Garfield) promised to be true to the character of […]

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Churchill

Much has been written, filmed and even sung about both the “The War To End All Wars” and the equally horrific Second World War that ensued. From tragic Saving Private Ryan to sombre Schindler’s List and the moving Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, just to name a few portrayals of the World Wars that the film industry has […]

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Intertainment Magazine Issue Nine

The new issue of Intertainment Magazine is now live and you can read it right here. June’s issue includes Triple Six Horror Festival, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, The Manchester School of Art Film Festival, Wonder Woman, Tycho, E3 Expo 2017, Baywatch and more. For the first time you can also order print copies of […]

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Baby Driver

From the infectious opening sequence of the latest Edgar Wright effort, aptly titled Baby Driver, it becomes clear that every shot, every sound, and every screech from the tires of a car chase is entirely palpable. Choreographed seamlessly to the beats of Jon Spencer Blues Explosions Bellbottoms, the bank robbery and subsequent getaway drive brims off […]

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