Film

Incredibles 2

It’s been 14 years since Pixar’s The Incredibles laid the foundations for the pop culture zeitgeist of superhero syndrome that has since followed. In that time, we have seen countless heroes, villains, prequels and sequels with even more set to follow from Marvel and DC Studios. The Incredibles 2 though, kicks off immediately where the […]

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Deadpool 2

Nine times out of ten when you’re feeling sad you watch a funny movie to lift your spirits. But when you’re happy you’ll rarely give a tear jerker a go. With summer fast approaching, sunnier weather and longer days most of us are generally happier at the moment. What better way to celebrate than to […]

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The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

With a title as strange as any, The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society is set against the rolling lush hills and devasting cliffs of Guernsey, encompassed by crashing waves and hardy locals. The film is an adaptation of the novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows and is a war film not set on […]

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Avengers: Infinity War

As the nineteenth film set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe featuring a star-studded cast and all three Phases of the franchise referencing either an Infinity Stone or Infinity Gauntlet, Avengers: Infinity War promised great things – but did it live up to expectations? In truth, it did and quite frankly, I had a blast when I […]

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Ready Player One

Everyone under the age of 35 probably knows a gaming fan, whether they swear by Xbox, PlayStation or PC. Most of us have no doubt encountered a few keyboard warriors in our time too, those who are seriously sassy and mighty mean when armed with the shield of the screen but wouldn’t say ‘Boo’ to […]

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Manchester International Film Festival 2018

By Callum Baker and Georgina Hurdsfield Manchester International Film Festivalreturns for yet another year is the best in independent cinema. Here are our top picks from the full weekend: Friday #TakeMeAnywhere Q&A The weekend’s proceedings kicked off with the help of a little star power with a Q&A held by ever-illustrious collaborators Luke Turner, Nastja […]

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Annihilation

If Netflix missed the mark when cashing in on the colossally disappointing The Cloverfield Paradox, they’ve certainly made it up to their UK audiences with Annihilation. The next film in the growing repertoire of Alex Garland is clearly his most ambitious work to date, even more so than his directorial debut Ex Machina, a film that has matured […]

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