‘Raw’ — Ducournau dazzles with ferocious cannibal debut

With Raw – a visceral amalgamation of erotic thrillers, black comedy, coming-of-age dramas, and unflinching cannibal horrors – French-born writer-director Julia Ducournau announces herself as one of the most fiercely original auteurs working in today’s industry. Ducournau’s remarkable debut feature made headlines after audience members were purported to have fainted during the film’s premiere at […]

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‘Everest 3D’ review

I had the privilege of watching Everest at the Gulbenkian cinema in Canterbury the other day. First things first, the screening I watched happened to be in 3D, so take into account that no matter how much I wish it doesn’t, this will certainly affect the review. Personally, I’m not that big on 3D so […]

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‘Legend’ (2015) Review

I was recently given the chance to watch Legend at the Gulbenkian cinema in Canterbury. The film is directed by Brian Helgeland, who wrote such films as L.A. Confidential and Mystic River. Although this isn’t Helgeland’s directing debut, he does a considerable job directing it. The script, however, leaves much to be desired. First things […]

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Review: Foxcatcher

A few days ago, I decided to watch Foxcatcher at the Gulbenkian cinema at the University of Kent. It wasn’t a hard decision to make, considering that the film was nominated for five Academy Awards. Although Foxcatcher has not managed to capitalise on any of its nominations, considering what it was up against, I’m not […]

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