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Star Wars The Last Jedi: YSC Reacts!

*SPOILER FREE* It’s been just over a week since Star Wars: The Last Jedi opened in cinemas and since watching it last Friday I have not stopped thinking about it. Whether you’re a lifelong fan or a more casual viewer who has been drawn in by the hype of the […]

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On the Matter of Film Festivals

From 8th to 12th November 2017, the city of York once again hosted Aesthetica, one of the major Film Festivals of the United Kingdom. Me and several other students from our university used this fantastic chance to spend several days watching all kinds of incredible short films of all genres […]

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More Star Wars for all Eternity

Alright, to make it short: There is a new Star Wars trilogy in preproduction. Lucasfilm officially announced it on 9th November of 2017 without any prior hints… which is crazy big news. Here come the details (but do not expect too many yet): Bob Iger, CEO of entertainment-giant Disney, used this […]

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Trailer Fodder #28: Phantom Thread

It’s been ten years since There Will Be Blood, the first collaboration between director Paul Thomas-Anderson and arguably the greatest living actor alive, Daniel Day-Lewis. The film garnered Oscars galore (including one for DDL), narrowly missing out on the Best Picture statuette to No Country for Old Men, but has […]

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Trailer Fodder #27: The X-Files Season 11

After a long anticipated tenth season which received mixed responses, The X Files is back for its eleventh and possibly final season, with a trailer promising a whole host of exciting things: from the potential return of fan favourites the Lone Gunmen, to Mulder and Scully running through cemeteries and […]

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Why Do I Keep Rewatching Friends?

As the days grow shorter and my workload eases up just a little bit before the onslaught of the end of term begins, I have found myself once again rewatching Friends. In an attempt to make my procrastination a bit more productive, I began to think about just what is […]

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YSC recommends ‘The Village’

If after a Halloween of jump-out-of your chair, blood-spatter horrors and thrillers, you are looking for something different, some relief, then let me suggest The Village (2004), directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Ok, I know what you are thinking, this director has a very hit and miss record (cough…Avatar: the […]

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Blade Runner vs. Blade Runner 2049

With the release of Blade Runner 2049 came the inevitable question: ‘”how does it compare to the original?”. Of course, with a different director (Denis Villeneuve) taking over the dystopian world of Blade Runner from Ridley Scott, it’s safe to assume a fresh, new breath of life has been breathed […]

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The Mother of All Evil (Part 2)

(Continued from Part 1)  In Space, Mother Can’t Hear You Scream The appearance of the Oedipal complex in horror films is not always so overt as it is in films like Psycho. Just like the complex itself, it can be implicit and deep-rooted, and it is only on closer inspection […]

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