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Fairytales of Liminality in Beasts of the Southern Wild
A film about the arbitrariness and necessity of boundaries
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Published on February 23, 2013
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Festival Report: BFI London Film Festival 2016 Recap
Patrick and Matt share their thoughts on a selection of films from LFF 2016
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Published on November 18, 2016
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Festival Report: FrightFest 2015
Intrepid reporter James Taylor braves the horrors of FrightFest
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Published on September 03, 2015
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Festival Report: FrightFest2017
James C. Taylor once again braves the terrors of FrightFest to bring you the latest in horror
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Published on October 07, 2017
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Festive Films Part 1: Miracle on 34th Street and the case of Christmas in May
In the first of a limited series of articles on festive films, Oli Goldman shares the unlikely origins of the Christmas film genre
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Published on December 15, 2016
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Festive Films Part 2: Black Christmas and the Subversiveness of Festive Horror
In the second part of our Festive Films feature, Patrick Pilkington considers the pleasures of a festive fright!
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Published on December 19, 2016
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Festive Films Part 3: The Muppet Christmas Carol and the Spirit of Christmas
In the final part of our festive film series, Matt Denny tries to unpack the puppety pleasures of The Muppet Christmas Carol
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Published on December 20, 2016
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Fiction vs. Reality in the Films of Michael Winterbottom
Some of the varied films of Winterbottom are looked at here from the viewpoint of how they play with ideas of realism. By Jim Holden.
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Published on November 21, 2006
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For Your Consideration: Best Supporting Actress
Zoë Shacklock takes a closer look at the Academy's nominations for Best Supporting Actress
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Published on February 25, 2016
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From Director Steven Spielberg
Our blockbuster symposium continues with a guest article from Paul Bullock on Spielberg and Blockbusters
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Published on August 20, 2014
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