Film Studies Film Festival

This week is the first ever film studies student curated film festival...

21st Oct

Weapon of Choice – Teeth (2007)

So this is something I started writing wayyyy back in November last...

13th Aug

Excision (2011) and the funny thing about casting

I finally got around to watching Richard Bates Jr.’s début feature length...

13th Jun

The irresponsible Hollywood or how Hollywood is failing young women

Do film makers have a obligation to show us images that we...

18th Apr

L’âge d’or (1930)

L’age D’or was hilarious! At first I was thinking that it was...

17th Apr
L'Age d'Or

Musings on Dario Argento

Are the works of Dario Argento semi-autobiographical? There are lots of interesting...

25th Nov
Dario Argento

Cult Movies Part 1

Part 1 in that this is something that I am particularly interested...

22nd Nov
Bruce Campbell - Evil Dead

“‘Sup with the ear?” – Blue Velvet (David Lynch, 1986)

  Even those not familiar with David Lynch‘s 1986 film Blue Velvet...

17th Oct
Blue Velvet - David Lynch 1996

Film Genre or ‘Let’s Pigeon-hole Everything Just Because We Can’

You may have an idea what this evening’s lecture was about.  Maybe...

11th Oct
Screaming Lady

Hara Kiri: Death of a Samurai – is it Really Such a Departure for Miike?

I make no secret of the fact that I am a huge...

11th Oct
Hara Kiri: Death of a Samurai

Cronenberg and Sex – Another look at A Dangerous Method.

So hopefully my brain is working a little better right now, so...

08th Oct
A Dangerous Method - Keira Knightly

A Dangerous Method (David Cronenberg, 2011)

Not having seen very many of David Cronenberg‘s films (and most of...

06th Oct
A Dangerous Method