Your queue will thank me Part IV: 13 final Netflix recommendations

All good things come in threes…which is why for the last issue, I bring you the fourth installment of the “Your Queue Will Thank Me” Netflix recommendation series. And because the last installment brought the total number of films recommended to a neat, round-numbered 30, I’m recommending and unlucky 13 titles this issue to bring […]

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Woody Harrelson’s ‘Lost in London’ has found solid ground as a revolution in cinema

On January 19th, Lost in London was broadcasted live to over 500 cinemas in the UK and US, making it first of its kind. Writing, directing, and starring in Lost in London, Woody Harrelson brings us a poignant story about one wild night in his life. The Oxford University Guild Business Society hosted the Oxford […]

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Touching power: The Handmaiden

In his adaptation of Sarah Water’s 2002 novel Fingersmith, Park Chang-Wook has certainly not forgotten the symbolism of tactility. The Handmaiden’s release poster shows four people, two women and two men, linked by hands: either placed possessively or – in the case of the film’s two female protagonists, and love interest – entwined affectionately together. […]

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Your queue will thank me Part III: 7 more films to add to your Netflix watch list

In the last two issues, I provided a total of 23 films and TV series to add to your Netflix watch list. In the interest of even numbered lists, this time I’m recommending 7 more titles to bring the number of “films you’ll spend more time deciding between than watching”, to a grand total of […]

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Can Alien: Covenant Succeed as Horror?

“In space, no-one can hear you scream” So goes the famous tagline to Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi horror classic Alien. The combination of H.R. Giger’s grotesquely beautiful creature design and Scott’s brilliantly claustrophobic direction made for a uniquely terrifying experience, one which took the tropes of 20th century science fiction and twisted them into a […]

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