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Feminine Vision: Sofia Coppola and The Virgin Suicides

Sofia Coppola made history last month- she was the first woman since 1961 to win the prestigious Best Director Award at Cannes. She won the award for her latest film The Beguiled, which stars Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell and focuses on an all-female boarding school during the American civil war. Her debut film, […]

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Triple Six Horror Shorts: Dissociative

Dissociative is the third short film from director Damon Rickardand. It tells the story of a man overwhelmed with paranoia about an assumed infidelity in just five minutes. As he reflects over how to proceed, the film’s short length makes it difficult to discuss much more in the way of plot here without giving too […]

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Triple Six Festival Shorts: Gene

Gene follows a recently widowed mother, who is having problems with her 11-year-old son, and may have to take drastic actions to stop him. Gene is a prime example of how great short films can look in modern indie cinema and with acting as powerful as its cinematography, Gene is a surprise hit of Triple […]

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Triple Six Festival Shorts: The Cleansing Hour

The Cleansing Hour is an excellently paced and thrilling short film that follows a production team as they set up for the next episode of their popular live stream web series ‘The Cleansing Hour’, where the egotistical Father Lance performs exorcisms. Whether he is actually a priest or an actor loving the newfound fame of […]

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Triple Six Festival Shorts: Pigskin

Laurie is a high school cheerleader with body issues.  She binds her stomach, claws at her skin, and acts socially withdrawn because she thinks she’s overweight and unattractive.  Glenn, a guy on the football team, thinks otherwise, and intends to seduce Laurie after school.  Encouraged by her friend Trish, Laurie follows Glenn to the pool, […]

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Neil Blomkamp’s Newest Sci-Fi Venture: Oats Studios

When Ridley Scott decided to take back the reins of his Alien franchise and helm Alien: Covenant, the news was met with varying degrees of enthusiasm. Although some were delighted to have the director of the original masterpiece back on board, others (correctly) pre-empted a George Lucas-esque self-sabotage by a man who has no idea […]

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MSA Film Festival – Screening Two

The short films shown at the second screening of the Manchester School of Art Film Festival were phenomenal and revealed the immense talent and potential of MMU filmmakers. Keep an eye out for these filmmakers in the future. The Keeper The Keeper is a tense thriller set in a picturesque yet eerily threatening lighthouse on […]

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