Film theories: cinema techniques, how to ‘read’ movies, and what makes them work.

Minority Report (2002) and the paradox of precognition

Symbols of seeing and not seeing – and the unbearable weight of grief – in sci-fi thriller Minority Report

Published: 21 March 2023
21 March 2023

Sex and sanguination: decoding Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Making sense of the sizzling sexuality of Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Published: 5 March 2023
5 March 2023

God’s Creatures: comfort and claustrophobia | Review

Lies come easy in God’s Creatures. Consequences fall harder

Published: 3 March 2023
3 March 2023

As Bestas (The Beasts): beneath our human skin | Review

Taut, true-life tale The Beasts shatters the myth of rural idylls and easy living

Published: 27 February 2023
27 February 2023

My Name is Alfred Hitchcock | Review

Evocative and intimate, My Name is Alfred Hitchcock pulls back the curtain on the notorious director

Published: 23 February 2023
23 February 2023

Fight Club (1999) explained: vandals with dirty faces

Making sense of Fight Club’s twisted narrative and duplicated identities

Published: 16 February 2023
16 February 2023