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Question: What do ‘Locke’, ‘Under the Skin’, ‘Ex Machina’, ‘The Lobster’, ‘Room’, ‘The Witch’, ‘Moonlight’, ‘It Comes At Night’, ‘The Florida Project’, ‘The Disaster Artist’ and ‘Lady Bird’ have in common? Let’s start with the blindingly obvious – they are…

Review: Car Seat Headrest – Twin Fantasy

Twin Fantasy was originally released on Bandcamp in 2011. Recorded by singer/songwriter Will Toledo on a budget of approximately zero (through his laptop microphone), it was an internet hit on Reddit and 4chan. Seven years and a record deal later,…

“A Fantastic Woman” explores love, loss and strength

A Fantastic Woman (2017), dir. Sebastián Lelio, starring Daniela Vega Grief is difficult to handle, but no one allows Marina Vidal (Daniela Vega) the time and peace to properly grieve after the sudden passing of her partner Orlando. As a…

Calcutta Makes the Cut

Calcutta Street, Fitzrovia 3.5/5  Calcutta Street is situated in nouveau chic Fitzrovia, just a short walk away from Goodge Street station and only 20 minutes away from campus. The restaurant is small but cosy, making the most out of the…

Secrets of Netflix – “Under the Shadow” (2016)

Under the Shadow (2016), dir. Babak Anvari, starring Narges Rashidi and Avin Manshadi I believe that horror, done properly, can be the most entertaining, informative cinematic experience of all. To my delight – but, generally, not of those I drag…

The Week’s Movie News (19th February)

Jessica Chastain is in talks to star in IT Chapter 2 After the first film broke box office records last year making it the most successful horror movie of all time, IT Chapter 2 is in rapid development in order…

Precious mettle: “Lady Bird” is the beautiful retelling of a young life lived

By Adam Solomons   I haven’t attended church regularly in some time, so the learned voice of a priest and the inviting echo of a congregation and the all-too-appetising communion wafers introduced in the second scene of “Lady Bird” had…

The Wombats review – “Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life”

It doesn’t quite feel like it, but the Liverpool-founded indie band the Wombats’ last release was almost three years ago. 2015’s stellar “Glitterbug” brought new emotional highs and a changed electronic sound to the Wombats’ already-strong discography, and last week’s…

The Week’s News

Three Billboards inspire protests in London and Florida In Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Mrs Hayes plasters the message “Raped while dying. And still no arrests. How come Chief Willoughby?” on three disused billboards. Three trucks dressed in strikingly similar…

Beauty and the Sea Creature: “The Shape of Water”

A romantic tale that balances charm and thrill, The Shape of Water makes falling in love with a monster seem easy. Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins) is a mute cleaner at a secret research laboratory. Here, she befriends an amphibian creature…