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Review: Molly’s Game

The driving force of this film is the screen-writing by Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing, The Social Network, Moneyball and The Newsroom) and those who deliver it, none more so than Jessica Chastain who plays the vehement ‘poker princess’ Molly Bloom, and Idris Elba who plays her attorney, Charlie Jaffey. […]

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Review: Justice League

A lot of people are fed up with DC movies, and, to be honest, superhero films in general. But Justice League is a good superhero film. It has entertaining action and character dynamics and it doesn’t try to take itself too seriously. Despite featuring aliens, Greek gods and cyborgs I […]

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Review: The Last Jedi

The Last Jedi is the most divisive film of 2017. Writer and director Rian Johnson is bold, and presents us with a truly unique take on the Star Wars universe – both in visualization and theme. And while most of these concepts are brilliant, they are never used to their […]

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Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

This film does not hold back the punches. In fact, you could say it throws punches in all directions, at the small-minded, at those who hide behind a farce and become complicit in abuse and at abusers themselves, especially men-on-women, which is especially decisive following the revelations of abuse in […]

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Review: The Greatest Showman

If you haven’t heard of this film, you’re lying. The Greatest Showman stars Hugh Jackman as P. T. Barnum, aka Mr Showbiz, and tells the story of his endeavour to try and bring the weird and wonderful to the eyes of the public. To put on a show. To demonstrate […]

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Review: God’s Own Country

The toil and labour of a farm in the bleakness of the Pennines doesn’t jump out as romantic, but then this film isn’t romantic in the usual sense. It is unashamedly true though. God’s Own Country follows Johnny Saxby as he is forced to run his family’s farm after his […]

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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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