Staff Picks

  • Aashna Grewal
    Published 8 days ago
    Processing My Feelings through Basquiat.

    Processing My Feelings through Basquiat.

    Jean Michel Basquiat was a graffiti artist who gained notoriety in the 1980s for his gritty neo-expressionist style. Neo-expressionism is a style of art that communicates vivid and jarring images which often leaves viewers feeling a sense of tension, alienation and ambiguity. Jean Michel Basquiat's work focused on the internal struggle that we can all relate to in this pandemic.
  • Zoe Nauman
    Published 16 days ago
    What it's like to work with Oliver Stone

    What it's like to work with Oliver Stone

    Oliver Stone is a great guy to work with. He's also difficult. So says Matt Graham, a screenwriter who got his big break working with Academy Award-winning director on the Untold History of the United States.
  • Marguerita Tan
    Published 18 days ago
    From Silent Movies to Disney Musicals: A Cinematic History of Lady Warrior Hua Mulan

    From Silent Movies to Disney Musicals: A Cinematic History of Lady Warrior Hua Mulan

    It's a tale as old as time. No, we're not talking about Beauty and the Beast, but rather, the legend of Hua Mulan, the basis of Disney's classic 1998 animation Mulan and its 2020 live-action epic.
  • Bryana Fern
    Published 28 days ago
    The Impact of a King

    The Impact of a King

    It seems all year we have been saying how it can't get any worse. Every day, there are new memes appearing about 2020 and its nightmares. Go home, 2020. You're drunk. Well, now 2020 got behind the wheel of a car while drunk. Everyone across social media and news outlets is expressing shock and heartbreak over Chadwick Boseman's death on August 28. The day the Black Panther died.
  • Holly
    Published about a month ago
    What to Watch on Netflix According to Your Zodiac Sign

    What to Watch on Netflix According to Your Zodiac Sign

    Considering how unique all the signs of the zodiac are, it's pretty clear that each one influences their own distinct perspectives and interests. Each sign tends to be entertained by different things and have various senses of humour, so there is a broad spectrum of content that will appeal to individual signs based on their commonalities.
  • Craig Arnott
    Published about a month ago
    5 Franchise Crossovers Fans Would Love to See.

    5 Franchise Crossovers Fans Would Love to See.

    Crossovers are something pretty much everyone has encountered now, especially with the Marvel Cinematic Universe cashing in massively through the shared universe the characters hold. But here we are talking about two different franchise crossing over. Some crossovers have seen success while others are simply failures. This is because when merging two separate properties you have to ensure both fanbases are pleased with the combination and that the mix-up of characters work. Here we will look at five potential crossovers that if done correctly could result in massive gain in the box office takings.
  • Indie Films Dee
    Published 2 months ago
    How to support independent cinema during the COVID-19 pandemic

    How to support independent cinema during the COVID-19 pandemic

    1. Buy or rent indie films across streaming platforms
  • Daniel Tessier
    Published 2 months ago
    7 LGBT Superheroes for the MCU

    7 LGBT Superheroes for the MCU

    While DC/Warner Bros. have made strides including LGBT superheroes into their TV properties (albeit not such a great record on the movie front), Marvel/Disney is lagging behind. Things have been a little better at Fox, who've given us hints at Deadpool's bisexuality and paired him with the lesbian Negasonic Teenage Warhead, and made a series for the LGBT-friendly Runaways. Now that Disney has the rights to the Fox/X-Men characters, it's time they moved forward and gave us some serious LGBT representation on the big and small screens.
  • Tammy Reese
    Published 2 months ago
    Elliot Grove

    Elliot Grove

    Elliot Grove - Film Producer, Screenwriter , Founder of the Raindance Film Festival and The British Independent Film Awards. Elliot was born in Canada, he moved to London in the late 1980s and in 1993 he launched the Raindance Film Festival, a festival dedicated to independent filmmaking and its emerging talent. In 2009 he was awarded a Doctorate from the Open University at Plymouth College of Art.