Tag : Documentary

REVIEW: Flint Town

6 months ago / 0 comments

Filmed from above, a dark police car rolls noiselessly along a snow-covered track. Streetlights above reveal the road to be quiet and deserted. A crackly voice issuing from a police radio breaks the silence: “We have a male, white, wearing a Michigan State hoodie down in a driveway, semi-conscious… we … Read More

Vice-Chancellors Under Fire For Expenses

6 months ago / 0 comments

Following two years of research and hundreds of freedom of information requests (FOIs), Channel 4’s Dispatches programme uncovered the extraordinary sums of money paid as expenses to Britain’s university vice chancellors. Given the ongoing strikes by lecturers over drastic changes to their pensions, as well as the large fees paid … Read More

Blue Planet II: Coral Reefs

10 months ago / 0 comments

Being elevated to the status of national treasure I am sure has many benefits. You can avoid taxes like there’s no tomorrow and basically get away with murder. David Attenborough has reached this pinnacle.  If he was exposed as the source of most greenhouse gasses we’d all shrug and put … Read More

Blue Planet II – Secrets of the Deep

10 months ago / 0 comments

As with the other 10.8 million viewers last Sunday night, I made sure to book my evening off from all form of work as it was time to watch the second instalment of Blue Planet II. The last episode, titled “Secrets of the Deep”, provides us which an insight into … Read More

My Week as a Muslim

11 months ago / 0 comments

Tyler Denyer reviews the new and controversial documentary on Channel 4 that has had the whole country talking.   With Halloween passing and cultural appropriation becoming a strong controversial topic again, Channel 4 have put themselves in the spotlight with their new documentary My Week as a Muslim. Katie, a … Read More

Docs to Knock Your Socks Off

11 months ago / 0 comments

Hannah Simpson-Orlebar takes a look at some of the documentaries that we should be watching instead of trashy TV.  Indulge in a form of procrastination that will make you smarter. Fresher’s week has come to a close, and awkwardness around halls, the queues for the medical centre and the ever-devastating … Read More

Before the Flood

2 years ago / 0 comments

‘Before the Flood’ is a documentary addressing the issues within climate change, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio with co-creator Fisher Stevens. Released on October 30th on the National Geographic channel, having spent 3 years in production. There was clear intent to highlight the urgency of climate change action before the presidential … Read More

Review: Revolution – A New Art for a New World

2 years ago / 0 comments

Making its debut at the Vue ciema in Kirkstall on the 10th of November, Margy Kinmoth’s Revolution: New Art for a New World is a fascinating, if slightly dense insight into the Russian revolution, and its relationship with art. The Documentary gets under way by outlining the beginnings of the … Read More

’13th’ Review – A meticulously timed documentary

2 years ago / 0 comments

This searing 2016 documentary highlights the deliberate criminalisation of African American citizens, and the ways in which institutionalised racism has transformed the nature of politics, incarceration policies and the overall African American fight for freedom in the United States of America.  Through the assisting prompts of archive clips from the … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: The First Monday in May, a glance into one of fashion’s biggest events

2 years ago / 0 comments

As if real-world fashion flicks of recent years, from The September Issue to Dior and I, weren’t enough for those who love all things à la mode, Dogwoof Pictures’ latest production, The First Monday in May, is – without doubt – another obligatory addition to any fashionista’s watch list. Following … Read More