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Rachael Sampson is a third year university student in York pursuing a career in the film industry as a screenwriter. She has directed, written and produced a short titled In Bloom, and has a credit in the BAFTA nominated film The Selfish Giant. She likes to critically analyse films, alongside writing articles that regard film theory or discuss the work of cinematic icons. She firmly believes that Pirates of the Caribbean should have remained a trilogy and thinks Inglourious Basterds is the greatest movie ever made.

Trash Film: Why We Enjoy Unrealistic Realism

With the premiere of The Disaster Artist, we examine why films like The Room still have such an enduring status despite being labelled "trash

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The Power Of Colour: Storytelling Through Chromatics In Cinema

The importance and brilliance of colour in film cannot be stressed enough. Colour has the amazing ability to grab the audience's attention, foreshadow information

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PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES: Grab The Rum - You'll Need It

Overloaded with action and lacking in strong character moments, Dead Men Tell No Tales is an unworthy addition to the Pirates franchise.

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There is one movement cinephiles can thank for heroin addicts sinking into carpets and rose petals exploding from cheerleader’s chests: Surrealism. Not only has

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Grab Your Backpack: Motivational Films For Wanderlust Sufferers And Adventure Junkies

We have all watched a globetrotter movie at some point and thought “man, I want to do that!” Regardless of if you’re an avid

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The subject of mental illness and disorders are interesting, educational, and sometimes sensitive topics in film. From watching movies like Girl, Interrupted, The Road Within and The

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William Shakespeare, Arthur Miller, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter; when it comes to playwrights who have had their work go from stage to

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Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy is a name all film fanatics are familiar with, and as of 2015 it is a name recognised universally. Starring in films

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Hans Zimmer

Composers are an underrated yet invaluable aspect to the world of cinema. They have the ability and duty to evoke various emotions in the audience,

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Wolf of Wall Street male gaze

Laura Mulvey is a feminist film theorist from Britain, best known for her essay on Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema. Her theories are influenced

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