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Oscars 2024 Review: An Oppenheimer sweep…

…while Gosling, Stone and political issues seem to highlight the show’s incredible production. By James Diss Nobody rejoiced more than the academy after Sunday’s 96th official Academy Awards show was over. Things were destined to take a drastic turn when the show’s start was put back five minutes after many protestors blocked stars from arriving …

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Saltburn review – Power, jealously and youthful rebellion are central in Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Women follow-up.

By James Diss The Last few weeks has seen an explosion of Saltburn not just onto the big screen but the red carpet. Like her Oscar winning debut “Promising Young Women”, Fennell continues her exploration of the dark underworld and in this case with an upper-class obsessional twist.  Saltburn blends, dark academia with a gothic …

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The Fabelmans: Review

The Fabelmans follows a similar trend seen in cinema lately, from Sam Mendes’ love letter to the theatre house in Empire of Light and Oscar winning director Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast. While they do so while showing his love for the medium, Steven Spielberg’s latest release if anything is a credit to everything which has made the director’s career.

Aftersun Review

Off the success of his breakout performance as Connell in 2020s Normal People, Aftersun sees Paul Mescal take a rather more mature character in Charlotte Wells’ debut film feature film. The film follows Paul’s character, Calum, as he accompanies his young daughter Sophie, played by newcomer Frankie Coro, on holiday to Turkey. Charlotte Wells brilliantly …

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Chalking the steps of Square three in commemoration of Human Rights week

On a cold morning on Friday, the 9th of December students from the Human Rights society gathered in Square three, at 8 o’clock for a tradition dating back to 2008. The whole idea of the meeting is an opportunity for students to express their thoughts on the importance of human rights, through the chalking of …

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