Category - Film & TV

Film & TV

Review: Spotlight

Spotlight is the true story of how the Boston Globe newspaper uncovered the worldwide cases of sexual abuse within the Catholic Church. In 2001 the new editor...

Film & TV

Spotlight: Christopher Nolan

Each month, Quench looks at different directors’ selected filmography. We take a look at Christopher Nolan for December’s online...

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Review: Mississippi Grind

Mississippi Grind is a film that could easily pass by without people taking notice. For the most part it is a quiet film, not necessarily because of volume or...

Film & TV

Review: L’amour at Le Monde

As a part of the BFI’s love season, Darkened Rooms and Chapter Arts Centre screened Breathless and Amélie upstairs in the French restaurant Le Monde. Lines...

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Review: Burnt

When you have a film as clearly themed as Burnt it really is difficult to write about it without resorting to clichés relating to that theme. Burnt is...

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Review: Spectre

After mass promotion and media build-up the latest James Bond film, Spectre finally opens onto Day of the Dead, Mexico City, with a long continuous moving...

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Interview: Inside Out

 Following the release of Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’, Eleanor Parkyn interviewed former Cardiff University student Paul Oakley who has been working as a...

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Review: The Last Witch Hunter

The opening scene of The Last Witch Hunter made me think.
It made me think ‘God, those Lord of the Rings films really were pretty good.’
Some of the...

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The Rules of Spoilers

Spoilers suck, plain and simple. No matter how much you try to forget that he dies, or pretend that it’s an elaborate hoax, there’s just no escaping that...

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Review: The Program

Is there anything more tragic than a racing-movie that never gets up to speed?
Well… yes.
Obviously yes.
There are many things more tragic than that...

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Review: Everest

Climbing Mt. Everest is a challenge of two halves; getting to the summit is only half of the mission. Once there you have to get back home. Likewise, this is a...

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Review: Macbeth

Rather than opening Macbeth with the classic battle featured in Act One of Shakespeare’s tragedy, Australian director Justin Kurzel presents a motif that...

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