Exposure

Trailer Fodder #22: The Disaster Artist

I’m not ashamed to admit how excited I was for this film even before the trailer was released. I’ve read ‘The Disaster Artist’ about three times and it is probably one of my favourite books of recent years. The trailer has only confirmed how awesome this film is going to […]

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The Thirteenth Doctor: YSC Reacts!

After 54 years and 12 leading actors, ‘Doctor Who’ has finally cast a woman as the Doctor! In a sneak peak released yesterday (see below), Jodie Whittaker was announced as the thirteenth Doctor, sending the world of social media into a buzz. But what did YSC think?  “In one word: […]

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Trailer Fodder #21 Death Note

Whether we like it or not, the first American film adaptation of ‘Death Note’ is coming to Netflix this August. Now, I am a huge fan of ‘Death Note.’ I’ve read the manga and watched the anime about four times through, so I’m probably not the only person to feel […]

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Trailer Fodder #20: The Greatest Showman

‘The Greatest Showman’ sees Hugh Jackman in the role of P T Barnum, the founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus, which later combined with the Ringling Bros. to become ‘The Greatest Show on Earth.’ Given that this legendary circus performed its last show just this year, a movie celebrating […]

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3-Key Friday: Sofia Coppola

Her latest flick, The Beguiled (due for UK release 23rd June, 2017) may not have nabbed the coveted Palme d’Or, but Sofia Coppola became the second woman in the Cannes Film Festival 70-year history to win best director. It’s a shocking statistic and reflective of the vast disparity between opportunities for […]

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Everything Wrong with the DC Cinematic Universe Part 2: Batman vs. Superman

SPOILERS After that extended interlude, it’s time to move on to Batman versus Superman, right around the one-year anniversary of it’s release! I totally wasn’t being a lazy writer. I planned this. Like Suicide Squad, BvS offers your student film soc blogger an embarrassment of riches in cinematic miss-steps. Let’s […]

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Alien – A Cinematic Legacy (Part 2)

Continued from Sunday’s post…. Alien: Resurrection (1997) Although the original three films differ slightly when it comes to genre, this one has a completely different stylistic feel to it overall, and not in a good way. One positive thing I can say about it is that it features an interesting […]

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Alien – A Cinematic Legacy (Part 1)

With the recent release of Alien: Covenant, I decided to write about the Alien series of films as a whole, looking into the origins of this universe, possible inspirations, its constituent parts and the influence it has had on pop culture. Possible Influences Quite a few years ago now, well […]

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