Drama

The Green Mile. Dir. Frank Darabont. Warner Bros. Pictures. 1999.

The Green Mile. Dir. Frank Darabont. Warner Bros. Pictures. 1999. 150 150 Chloe Bolton

Adapted from Stephen King’s novel, The Green Mile tells the story of Paul Edgecomb, a prison guard on Death Row, and his relationship with John Coffey, a convicted of the rape and…

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Fantastic Mr. Fox. Dir. Wes Anderson. 20th Century Fox . 2009.

Fantastic Mr. Fox. Dir. Wes Anderson. 20th Century Fox . 2009. 150 150 Jack Collier

2009 saw Wes Anderson turn his unique eye for detail and style to stop motion animation, with his adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox. The film has a distinct…

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The Future. Dir. Miranda July. Roadside Attractions. 2011.

The Future. Dir. Miranda July. Roadside Attractions. 2011. 150 150 Lucy Amos

The scene begins with Paw-Paw the cat waiting to be picked up from the adoption centre, asking: “How long is 30 days?” It is not clear who this question is…

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Into The Wild. Dir. Sean Penn. Paramount Vantage. 2007.

Into The Wild. Dir. Sean Penn. Paramount Vantage. 2007. 150 150 Shadia El-Mokdad

It’s 1992, and Christopher McCandless, reborn as Alexander Supertramp, embarks on a ‘rite of passage for a young man in search of meaning,’[1] escaping from the human world and into the Alaskan…

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Born Free. Dir. James Hill. Columbia Pictures. 1966.

Born Free. Dir. James Hill. Columbia Pictures. 1966. 150 150 Shadia El-Mokdad

Born Free deals with the contradictory question of how to demonstrate the behaviour of a wild animal in a tame, domestic environment. Through an exploration of the binaries between wild…

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The Selfish Giant. Dir. Clio Barnard. IFC Films. 2013.

The Selfish Giant. Dir. Clio Barnard. IFC Films. 2013. 150 150 Lucy Amos

Clio Barnard’s The Selfish Giant[1] (2013)follows the story of thirteen year old best friends Arbor and Swifty in a modern adaption of Oscar Wilde’s story of the same name. Once they are…

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Tom at the Farm. Dir. Xavier Dolan. MK2. 2013.

Tom at the Farm. Dir. Xavier Dolan. MK2. 2013. 150 150 James Pearson

Room. Dir. Lenny Abrahamson. A24 Films. 2015.

Room. Dir. Lenny Abrahamson. A24 Films. 2015. 150 150 James Pearson