Film

Us

A great film lives outside the cinema, embedded in the viewer’s mind having just witnessed art transcend mere entertainment. Jordan Peele’s Us is this kind of film — one that lives inside the viewer as soon as the credits roll. Peele first...

Minding The Gap

Alongside this year’s Mid90s and Skate Kitchen, Minding the Gap is another film that focuses on skateboarding, and how its street-life subculture can provide release from claustrophobic, and abusive, homes. As one subject notes, given their...

Everybody Knows

What do you get from Everybody Knows? You get Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem, a wedding in a dusty, sun-baked Spanish village, a kidnapping, and the unravelling of decades of family secrets. Directed by Asghar Farhadi (two-time...

The 2019 Oscars: What Will Be Remembered

The awards season is over for another year, and 2019 has been a bizarre one. The Golden Globes and the Baftas seemed to throw up different results, making the Academy Awards show more unpredictable than normal. While some of the prizes were never in...

Fighting With My Family

Fighting With My Family is the heartwarming story of Saraya-Jade Bevis, aka Paige (Florence Pugh), who earns the chance to achieve her dream — shared by her whole family — of wrestling in the WWE. While choreographed fighting may not be for...

The Student Newspaper 2016