Category - Film & TV

Film & TV

In Defence of the License Fee

With subscription services and online catch-up TV more popular than ever before, Emily Jones explores whether the BBC’s license fee is still earning its...

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Review: Cineworld Cardiff

There are three things you want from a cinema:

Good location
Comfy seating
The newest release schedule

Fortunately for all who reside in Cardiff, Cineworld...

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Genre in Review: Comedy

From one of the broadest genres out there; we delve into what it is that makes a good comedy.
As an aspiring journalist, we’re taught at times to try and...

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Review: Boyhood

Inventive in its production; Richard Linklater’s Boyhood depicts the growth of a boy through his adolescence, the trials his family face and the...

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Genre in Review: Action

Continuing Film & TV’s exploration into narrative film genres; in this feature we tackle the most explosive of all, Action.
It is easy to pin point this...

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Review: Wild

Based on the best selling book by Cheryl Strayed; Wild tells the biographical tale of Strayed’s 1100 mile hike in repentance and reflection after the...

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Shows Cancelled Before Their Time

Nothing lasts forever.
Throughout the calendar year, we see countless shows that fall under the axe of TV networks. If, like me, the debris of multiple...

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Review: American Sniper

After recently receiving six nominations at this year’s Academy Awards; including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay, American Sniper had already...

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Film Review: Foxcatcher

Brooding. Sparse. Disturbing. Foxcatcher makes for enthralling cinema with its unanimously strong performances, excellent cinematography and harrowing story...

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Genre in Review: Musical

Continuing Film & TV’s exploration into narrative film genres; this instalment tackles the spectacle that is the Musical.
Dating back to when our parents...

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Genre in Review: Drama

Here at Quench Film and TV we have decided to launch a new project, one that looks at the ins and outs of narrative film. ‘Genre in Review’, will be...

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Review: Nightcrawler

After a somewhat lacklustre summer for major blockbusters in terms of originality, the winter seems to be providing us with what we needed. After the release...