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what teen movies like 'five feet apart' get wrong about chronic illness

Representation of illnesses like Cystic Fibrosis is important, but there's still a way to go until the media showcases more authentic and empathetic narratives.
Sara Radin
11 hours ago
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watch the trailer for ‘hereditary’ director’s creepy new horror, ‘midsommar’

Could there be some... Midsommar Murders on the cards!!
Matthew Whitehouse
3.5.19
Culture

is cinema finally demystifying queer sex work?

After decades of misrepresentation, movies like 'Sauvage' are finally getting to grips with the nuances of an occupation dismissed as seedy and exploitative.
Douglas Greenwood
2.27.19
Culture

how 'happy death day' reinvented the teen horror movie for a new generation

Since the early 00s, the teen horror genre has been stuck on a time loop. But by breaking down the genre and playing with its parts, the 'Happy Death Day' movies may just have finally broken the cycle.
Amy Roberts
2.12.19
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why olivia colman deserves every award under the sun

Gentle, funny, smart, self-deprecating -- Olivia Colman’s un-starry and disarming interview style might seem like the best Oscar campaign Hollywood could buy, if she had not so clearly always been this way.
Philippa Snow
2.8.19
Culture

how close to reality is velvet buzzsaw’s depiction of the la art world?

Netflix's Velvet Buzzsaw follows a classic horror film story arch where one by one arty people are brutalised in mysterious ways. But is it close to reality? Art critic Angella d’Avignon shares her thoughts.
Angella D'Avignon
2.5.19
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what will it take for amy adams to win an oscar?

In 2019, Amy Adams has acquired the same meme-friendly underdog momentum as pre-Oscar Leo.
Philippa Snow
1.14.19
Culture

5 rom-com characters who are legit just joe goldberg in ‘you’

Ruin your favourite teen heartthrob below!
Amy Roberts
1.14.19
Culture

the best things to watch in 2019

From 'Boy Erased' to the 'Buffy' reboot, here's everything you need to see in the New Year.
Douglas Greenwood
12.21.18
Culture

these films tackled the major social issues of 2018

Using creativity to fight back against crushing global politics.
Jade Jackman
12.19.18
Culture

movies you shouldn't watch with your family at christmas

Films to avoid at family festive time.
Philippa Snow
12.14.18
Culture

this film is exposing the forced sterilisation of native americans

'Amá' is essential watching.
Clementine de Pressigny
12.6.18
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