March 21, 2020

It’s 2002.

Monsoon Wedding has just released, and the world is enchanted by Mira Nair’s spun story of marriage, reunion, healing, and love. The wedding of Aditi Verma and Hemant Rai is magnetic: it brings together family from abroad, connects new lovers, and surfaces in...

March 10, 2020

After expressing an interest in developing my viewing repertoire of Non-English speaking films, I was offered the chance to attend Ciné Lumière’s ‘Cinema Made in Italy’ event, which spanned from the 4th-9th of March. The program dedicated time to not only screen the la...

March 9, 2020

This International Women's day we were graced with the formidable force of Rosamund Pike at the premiere of Radioactive, a biopic on Marie Curie. The films paints Madame Curie in a new, more vulnerable light, allowing us to see that within her genius she is also a woma...

March 5, 2020

This piece originally appeared in the Strand Magazine's February 2020 "Young Creatives" Issue here

Young entrepreneur Dom Santry is the CEO of creative collaboration platform Daisie, which he founded alongside highly-acclaimed actress Maisie Williams. The platform...

March 4, 2020

Watching films and reading about them is thrilling. Whether light criticism, personal entries, or academic scholarship, in one form or another it's the embodiment of what you wanted to discover and learn more about when you first put on that movie. But like with most t...

March 4, 2020

'Emma' is the only Jane Austen novel I have not read. Aside from 'Clueless', I also haven’t seen any other adaptations of the original work, so I tried to look at the movie as a relatively self-contained entity. Within a comedy-of-manners framework, the film clearly tr...

March 1, 2020

The feeling of sheer disappointment when a favourite TV show is cancelled is an experience that happens to most of us at some point in our lives. It is even more raw when the series is denied a dignified conclusion which satisfyingly ties up all loose ends. This is pre...

March 1, 2020

With the highly anticipated release of the second series in January, ‘Sex Education’ has remained in the UK Top 10 on Netflix, with ratings soaring past series one. Ben Taylor, executive producer and director, has worked on the show from the earliest stages of piloting...

February 28, 2020

I first heard about the Murdoch family succession drama on The Daily, where Michael Barbaro was unearthing the next possible CEO for the media conglomerate after Rupert Murdoch tripped on his luxurious yacht and was left immobile. A media tycoon, his company owns the m...

February 26, 2020

Last Saturday I managed to catch a couple of panel discussions at the BFI’s Future Film Festival. As an aspiring industry professional and keen screenwriter, I found these talks incredibly engaging, informative and interesting.

In the morning I attended a panel session...

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