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Eternals: A Structurally Misunderstood Masterpiece

Marvel’s Eternals, the 26th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, was released to somewhat middling critical reception, despite largely positive audience scores. I think it’s a brilliant film, despite the considerable body of opinion that stands in vehement disagreement.
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Ingmar Bergman And The Self-Aware Blockbuster

Don’t worry, this isn’t one of those articles about how superhero blockbusters are awful compared to classic movies. No, I’m here to explore the weird commonality between Ingmar Bergman’s The Magic Flute and modern blockbusters. Linking these different approaches to film will be a strange journey, but at its end lies an intriguing idea: that reality and fiction may be one and the same.

Behind the Screens: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of...

Referencing in Hollywood is a bit like a currency at the moment; writers can buy some pre-existing emotional attachment, with very little effort on...

Comfort Films: Cars

Last summer a friend recommended I watch Shaun of The Dead. The idea of walking around London now, surrounded by potentially asymptomatic people, does...
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An alternative to ‘Fast Film’

Modern cinema is rubbish - it is time to rediscover some old classics to remind ourselves what it is to be truly moved by film.

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

Ant-Man and the Wasp review – the best comedies come in...

After the cosmic scale of Avengers: Infinity War, Paul Rudd brings Marvel's latest entry back down to size

Review: Avengers: Infinity War

Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) donned his iron suit for the first time a whole decade ago, establishing the groundwork for a cinematic universe...

Black Panther celebrates black culture in all its glory

Examining the social power of Marvel's latest release

A sequel packed with character and heart

"Director James Gunn has crafted one of the funniest and most genuinely moving Marvel films I can remember." Calum Bradshaw has his doubts hushed by Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2