Partway through the just-released trailer for Dune, Timothée Chalamet’s ‘Paul’ assures himself “I must not fear. Fear is the mind killer.” Yet from the very first shot, the actor’s face is contorted with anguish and […]
Everyone’s favourite independent cinema comes to campus for Freshers’ Week.
It has been a little over four months since the Coronavirus pandemic forced cinemas to close their doors. Since then, we have been forced to consume new film releases from home, which in 2020 means […]
The Picture House, a staple of Leeds culture for over 100 years is about to hit the road and set up shop across the city, including right here at Leeds University Union.
An essential part of film marketing is the trailer. If you do it right, it can be as much of a spectacle as the film itself, but if you do it wrong, then you could […]
Martin Scorsese has established himself as one of the most renowned film directors of all time. Throughout his lengthy career he has continued to come out with hit after hit: Goodfellas, Hugo, Taxi Driver, The […]
Despite being firmly and repeatedly told that I should not go and watch the film adaptation of The Goldfinch (directed by John Crowley), my total and utter appreciation for the book, and my undying love […]
Diversity and representation in media are unbelievably important. Seeing people in media who reflect our own lived experience and personalities is vital in affirming our sense of self and allowing us to celebrate our differences […]
Arts and Culture editor Tanika Lane gives you a run-down of Hyde Park’s famous cinema
In July this year it was announced that one of the last surviving picture palaces in the UK, Hyde Park Picture House, will get a multi-million-pound refurbishment. The hope is that this will make the […]
If we told you that the UK’s only remaining gas-lit cinema sits right on our doorstep in the form of a charming and relaxed grade II listed building would you believe us? The infamous Hyde […]
With the release of La La Land to Netflix and Baby Driver to DVD and Blu Ray this week, these films have traded grand cinema settings for the inevitable screenings in pillow fortresses with the […]