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Radical form: A political evaluation of Gus Van Sant's Elephant
James Whitfield tackles the political minefield of Van Sant's take on high-school shootings.
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Published on July 21, 2005
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Raindance Festival Report
Your Alternate Takes reporter reviews selected films from Britain's biggest independent film festival...
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Published on October 09, 2005
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Reconfiguring Gender and Genre in Wonder Woman
Our resident comic & superhero film expert considers how Wonder Woman (2017) reworks the gendered tropes of the contemporary superhero film
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Published on July 29, 2017
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Reflecting on Robots: Representations of A.I. in Recent Film
Matt Denny explores the representation of robots in film, in reference to Chappie and Ex Machina
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Published on August 03, 2015
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Reviews From the 2014 London Film Festival: Part 1
James Slaymaker reviews Hard to be a God, Ellie Lumme, From What is Before, and Pasolini
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Published on November 01, 2014
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Reviews From the 2014 London Film Festival: Part 2
James Slaymaker reviews Listen Up Philip, Jauja, and Eden
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Published on November 06, 2014
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R. Kelly's Trapped In the Closet
An attempt to get to grips with the most epically ridiculous, and entertaining, music video you will ever see.
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Published on May 22, 2006
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Romantic Comedy: Love, Nervousness & Intertextuality
On modern romantic comedy, the history of romantic love it grew from, and the increasing intertextuality of the genre since the 80s...
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Published on February 15, 2009
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