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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Wealth of Talent on Show at St Andrews Film Festival

As the semester drags on and exam season sets in, St Andrews can start to feel increasingly claustrophobic. The St Andrews Film Festival was...

Review: Captain Marvel

Film editor Milo Farragher-Hanks reviews Marvel's first female-lead film

St Andrews in the Cinema: A review of Tommy’s Honour

For all our recent success in the league tables, one area where St Andrews is lagging shamefully behind is the movies. Although the University...

A review of Carphanaum, Nadine Labeki’s eye opening documentary

Carphanaüm is the story of a boy named Zain who attempts to sue his parents for giving him life. It rests on a very...

The 2019 Oscars: A preview

On 22 January the Oscar nominations for 2019 were announced. The event, which takes place on Sunday 24 February will be without a host...

In cinemas now: Glass and Colette

The cold climes of a Scottish January means a retreat to the cinema is in short order – and, luckily, the cinema is only...

The Favourite: not your average costume drama

With a title which increasingly describes its Oscars prospects, The Favourite takes us back 300 years and plays out an intense political and romantic...

Cinema documentary: an informative season at the Byre theatre

“Documentaries don’t just inform us about the world. They inspire, delight, and immerse us in the world.” This is how we are introduced to...

Top 10 films of 2018

If I was asked what defined this past year in cinema, I would argue it was films that went beyond their brief: films that...

A tribute to Stan Lee

Back when I was 11, I was a bit of a geek. I knew of Marvel Comics from one of my friends but nothing...