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Review: Queen of the Desert

Christian reviews the 2015 film Queen of the Desert, not to be mistaken for Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, which features actors Nicole Kidman, […]

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Review: Florence Foster Jenkins

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins is a timeless one, of passion, determination, and total obliviousness to the realities of the world. […]

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Animal Farm and Grand Budapest Hotel

Political allegory and auteurs. Guest Made Stuchbery, Textual Healing host Alice, and Art Smitten hosts Christian and Andrew discuss their responses to […]

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Cinematic Static

Cinematic Static is a weekly radio show on SYN 90.7. Want a weekly discussion on all things film? Ben Volchok is here. […]

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Review: Suffragette

A balanced, well-acted and enjoyable representation of history, that nonetheless overlooks racial inequalities. Katie on Suffragette, and how it relates to modern struggles of […]

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Review: Nowhere Boys – The Book of Shadows

Refreshingly young actors that make up for flaws in production. Katie on Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows. Directed by David Caesar Written […]

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Review: Mississippi Grind

SPOILER ALERT – an enjoyable, dark and well-acted film with an infuriating ending. Katie on Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck’s Mississippi Grind, in which […]

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Review: The End of the Tour

Interesting characters portrayed in an engaging profile: Christian on James Ponsoldt’s The End of the Tour, based on a 5-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter […]

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Review: Phoenix

A woman who survives a concetration camp is unrecognisable to her husband, and plays along at pretending to be herself. Katie had […]

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The Hollywood Retro Film Festival

Big stars on the big screen: Alice is enthralled by Bette Davis in Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s All About Eve (1950), and Marlon Brando in […]