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Drama and betrayal – Don’t Worry Darling Review

A film wrap in drama, revenge and complicated relationships. No, I am not talking about the behind-the-scenes chaos that was the production of Don’t Worry Darling. For the past couple of weeks, especially with the big publicity that comes with events such as the 2022 Venice Film Festival, Twitter could not get enough from all the alleged drama surrounding the production of Olivia Wilde’s second directorial endeavour.
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Tornatore and Truffaut – Nostalgia in European Film within Film

The nostalgia and importance of life are so well reflected through cinema, and the impassioned film endeavours of the Europeans powerfully echo the beauty and pathos of everyday living and community. The colourful tasting menu that Italian and French films offer and resemble holds cinematic versatility, a career in cinema for those who wish to soulfully express themselves. Thus, for a movie to be about movies themselves is a dreamy cultural comment on the human condition. François Truffaut’s and Giuseppe Tornatore’s ...
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Festivals versus Access All Areas

Access All Areas Should Mean Access All Areas, so Why do Some Issues Remain? Well, as an avid music and festival fan, this year saw the return of the infamous Glastonbury Festival. Utterly fearless and amazing quite frankly. However, there was a story that I saw in a paper which had me asking the question; how accessible is it to everyone?
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Will The Feast satisfy you? – The Feast (2021) Review

It’s a bright and beautiful day. Blue skies and birds are singing amongst the trees and a pumpjack is drilling the earth for its sweet, sweet petroleum. That is how The Feast (2021), a Welsh language horror film directed by debutant Lee Haven Jones, opens.
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Top 5 Neil Gaiman Adaptations Preceding the New Sandman Release

Neil Gaiman has arguably been one the greatest names in fantasy literature for some decades now. A master of creating highly visual and atmospheric worlds that capture our imagination, Gaiman has always enjoyed the process of adapting his work to film or television.
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Top 10 Greatest Scream Queens in Horror’s History

The horror genre gets a bad reputation for not welcoming women or just straight up hating them. As a horror fan, I must admit that this can sometimes be the case. However, the genre is also a hub of iconic female characters.
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The Effect of Women Response: Our Bodies, Our Sex—Agnès Varda’s ...

The United Nations General Assembly declared 1975 as International Women’s Year. That was considered a milestone back then, as it not only acknowledged women’s issues but also made them a central part of the Organization’s agenda. This decision implied accepting inequalities between men and women, as well as a need to solve them. Agnès Varda portrays the historical journey of French women in this short film. 
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Persuasion

Persuasion tells the story of Anne Elliot, a woman reaching spinsterhood at the old age of seven and twenty. Long ago, Anne was engaged to the loving and dignified Frederick Wentworth but was persuaded by her vain family not to move forward with the attachment. Now that Wentworth has returned to her home town, Anne will have to face her past choices and regrets but most will have to learn how to stand up for what she wants.
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Jack White:  An American in London

Third Man Records and Jack White Concert Reviews:  29 June 2022 There are three simple truths about Jack White:  he rocks just as hard in the UK as he does in the U.S., he’s a marketing genius, and his stores are proverbial rabbit holes of to-be-coveted merch, music history, and a staff of truly delightful people.
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I watched the new Fantastic Beasts movie so you don’t ...

Warning: spoilers ahead. Proceed with caution.  Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022, David Yates), the third and newest instalment of the Harry Potter franchise, premiered theatrically in April. The film was originally set to be released in November 2020 and has suffered continuous delays due to the COVID pandemic. Growing up, I have always been a hardcore Harry Potter fan, waiting eagerly for the new films – and books – to come out and falling in love with the ...