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Shall I compare thee to a cinema relay? Thou art more accessible and more climate controlled ...
Becky Rae considers recent trends in Shakespearean theatre and event cinema
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Published on April 23, 2016
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Six-shooters, Storytelling, and the Sublime Folly of The Lone Ranger
As part of the Blockbuster Symposium, Matt Denny ponders what constitutes a blockbuster, and why The Lone Ranger is his favourite despite breaking all the rules
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Published on August 07, 2014
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Some Reviews From the 50th London Film Festival
James MacDowell reports on some notable films from the LFF: Shortbus, Half Nelson, Bobby and The Boss of it All.
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Published on November 30, 2006
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Some reviews from the Edinburgh Film Festival
Tom Steward reports on Kinky Boots, Tickets, Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist, and Land of the Dead
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Published on September 12, 2005
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Some thoughts on Safety, Danger, Dreams and Genre-worlds
James MacDowell argues for the pleasures of unsafe cinematic worlds.
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Published on July 21, 2005
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Star Wars: Before and After
A refreshing take on the Star Wars prequels; praising their beauty, ambition, and earnestness over the knowing retro-coolness of The Force Awakens
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Published on December 30, 2015
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Staying Alive: The Contemporary Survival Film
The changing meanings of the wilderness in recent film...
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Published on April 06, 2012
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