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Beetlejuice… Beetlejuice… Beetlejuice 2 officially in the works!

There have been talks of a Beetlejuice sequel for years, but now it looks like it is finally happening! It was announced in late 2013 that director of the original film, Tim Burton, was in talks with Warner Bros to … Continue reading

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Bathsheba’s Legacy: An examination of Hardy’s most iconic literary heroine

This is my analysis of Far From the Madding Crowd‘s Bathsheba Everdene as arguably Thomas Hardy’s most iconic heroine and the recent film adaptation’s modern take on the classic story. This was originally written for a short introduction to the screening … Continue reading

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Official launch of Pathé’s ‘SUFFRAGETTES’ trailer

Pathé’s releases, including recent films Pride (2014) and Selma (2015), have established them as the go-to company for films focusing on social struggles. When it was first announced that Pathé would be releasing the first ever feature film about the Suffragettes, the … Continue reading

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Introducing The Adventures of Prince Achmed: My second pre-screening talk at No.6 Cinema

Last night, No.6 Cinema, Portsmouth held a screening event of Lotte Reiniger’s The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) in aid of an Oska Bright event, a charity that encourages and helps people with learning disabilities to achieve their creative ambition. The … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Prince Achmed introductory talk

On Thursday 5th March 2015, I will be providing a short introduction to the animated feature film The Adventures of Prince Achmed at No.6 Cinema, Portsmouth. The film will be accompanied by a live score, and will be preceded by … Continue reading

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Richard Linklater keen to make a Boyhood sequel

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood found critical acclaim and was nominated for several Oscars including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Supporting Actress. The film cast a young boy as the star of a film which would ultimately tell us what it is … Continue reading

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Afterthoughts on the 2015 Academy Awards

As the Oscars end every annual film award season with an absolute bang of glitz and glamour, it becomes the most talked about event of the year. Each year the American Golden Globes and the British BAFTAs come first, and so the winners … Continue reading

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