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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Films to watch on Bonfire night

Did you watch a film for Halloween? From The Addams Family to Coraline and Scream to The Exorcist (for the hardier souls), the options...

Edinburgh Film Festival: Premiere of the Syrian civilian

The 2017 Edinburgh Film Festival premiered two films this summer focused on the Syrian civil war. The first was Philippe van Leeuw’s Insyriated, which...

Cult film of the week: My Big Fat Greek Wedding

“OPA!” This is the sound that you get when you press play on the DVD for My Big Fat Greek Wedding - already a...

Loving Vincent: a cinematic work of art

Frida Kahlo has had one. J. M. W. Turner has had one too. Now, continuing the popular trend for artist biopics in cinema, the...

Amazon: the next major film distributor

With over 100 million subscribers worldwide and an enviable body of talent supplying original content (at a reported $6 billion bill this year alone),...

The Saint meets St Andrews’ new filmmaking society

The Saint's Video Editor Brianna Chu sits down with Terry Lee to discuss the new St Andrews Filmmaking Society, including its formation and aims for the future.

An A-list cast have no cure for Tulip Fever

When you employ an award-winning writer and award-winning cast to helm your film, is it so wrong to expect big things? On paper, Tulip Fever,...

The power of horror films today

As innovative as contemporary independent horror films aspire to be, filmmakers have not yet turned away from Stephen King’s works. Every now and then,...

How to be a savvy film fan

Toby Symonds explains how to find the best cinema experience on a student budget.

Do actors make good activists?

Are actors more susceptible to hypocrisy and self contradiction? And do their acting choices, privilege, and lifestyle prevent them from being a good activist?