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Book Review - Dune - Frank Herbert (1965)

The noble and dutiful House Atreides must manoeuvre various political traps and intrigues set by their historic enemies, the House Harkonnen. The protagonist is Paul Atreides, a young lord destined to be a great leader of people and entire…

Movie Review - Justice League (2021) - Zack Snyder

A review of the long-awaited Zack Snyder's Justice League, available to watch on HBO Max and Sky Cinema.

The Melancholy Power of Don McLean’s Music

How his music was “…an outstretched hand from a poet to a painter in the midst of what was to both of them a lonely world”.

Homeland Under my Nails - Mohammed Omar Khalil's Exhibit

A review of Home Under my Nails, an Exhibition by artist Mohammed Omar Khalil showcasing Sudanese heritage.

Disability in Film: “The Peanut Butter Falcon” and Three-Dimensional Characters

A review on the 2019 sleeper hit, The Peanut Butter Falcon. Starring Zack Gottsagen and Shia LaBeouf.

Reviewing Classics - Autumn Sonata (1978) - Ingmar Bergman

Ingmar Bergman's tense portrait of a mother and daughter still stings 40 years after its release, thanks to masterful performances by Ingrid Bergman and Liv Ullmann.

Reviewing Classics - Salaam Bombay! (1988) - Mira Nair

Samir reviews Mira Nair's Oscar-nominated social drama Salaam Bombay!

Reviewing Classics - Jarhead (2005) - Sam Mendes

A review of Sam Mendes' Jarhead starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jamie Foxx. Based on the Gulf War memoir by Anthony Swofford.

Reviewing Classics - The Apartment (1960) - Billy Wilder

Billy Wilder's classic romantic comedy-drama The Apartment is a sharp and memorable pairing of Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine.

Reviewing Classics - La Haine (1995) - Mathieu Kassovitz

A review of contemporary cinema classic La Haine directed by French filmmaker Mathieu Kassovitz.