Exposure

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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3 – Key Friday: Alien Franchise

Today is the day! The day where the new Alien film is finally released into the cinemas. Considering there hasn’t been a particularly great Alien movie since Aliens– the second film- this is a very exciting day for anyone who particularly enjoys watching scary aliens burst out the chests of the […]

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REVIEW: American Gods, Episode 1

Yeah I totally have a dissertation and a script for a conference to write but hey, you know what, I watched American Gods instead. Think I did pretty well to get to Thursday night tbh. Ok so first twenty minutes you’re bathing in the beauty of their character introductions. Succinct, […]

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3-Key Friday: Chris Pratt

It’s that time, a-holes! Three years after Marvel’s wildly successful, surprise 2014 hit Guardians of the Galaxy, the highly anticipated sequel is now upon us. Incredible box-office figures and universally positive fan reception’ll do that. Audiences fell in love with the unique blend of misfits including the socially inept Drax and […]

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