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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Top 5 films of the summer

Summer brings a multitude of sequels that will most likely fall short and end up forgotten.

Killing Them Softly – review

Dir. Andrew Dominick 7/10 Armed with a title reminiscent of a 70s Roberta Flack pop song, Killing Them Softly, aims to denude the American Dream of...

Les Misérables – review

Liam Morgan, a self-confessed Les Miz fan, gives his verdict on Tom Hooper's Oscar nominated adaptation of the much-loved novel and stage musical. It all began with a stolen loaf, but should Valjean and co steal the Best Picture award?

Students Inspiring Students: The making of ‘Daughters of Dolma’

It is true that, despite my occasional cynicism about coming to St Andrews, I study amongst some of the smartest, most creative, talented and...

Action packed dystopia: The Maze Runner

The latest young adult dystopian film, The Maze Runner, hit British cinemas earlier this month. Adding to this currently thriving genre, the Wes Ball...

Into Reflexivity: Star Trek: Into Darkness – Review

Star Trek: Into Darkness Dir. J.J. Abrams 7/10 I'm going to put it out there: J.J. Abrams doesn't get Star Trek. Despite its constant sly winks and...

The Critics: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Dir. Stephen Daldry 2 out of 5 I will spare the ‘Extremely X and Incredibly Y’ puns that litter reviews of director Stephen Daldry’s latest literary...

Dreamworks producer Tom Engelman stops by for tea

On 9 February, the Film Studies department invited Dreamworks producer Tom Engelman to speak to St Andrean students about his Hollywood and international career...

Hey! Ho! Let’s go! 60 Hour Film Blitz

A cake, an extreme close-up, and the line: “now there are two of us”. These are the three entry requirements of the Sixty Hour...

Hidden Figures and the power of the individual

Hidden Figures "is an inspiration, reflecting the inclusion which it champions in all aspects and giving us three heroes who could not have arrived at a more necessary time."