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Movie review time

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After finally finding a spare moment this semester, I decided to kick start my holiday’s with watching Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings in cinemas. And boy, it did not disappoint one bit.

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The thrill of watching horror

Watching scary movies

A week ago, I stumbled upon a new Netflix film trilogy—and to my surprise I quite liked it. I’ve always had in interest in thriller/horror films, particularly the classics (Scream, The Grudge and The Silence of the Lambs). However, in recent years I have much preferred light-hearted comedy/drama films. Read on for my thoughts on Fear Street!

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Oscars 2021: Sound of Metal review

Sound of Metal, the Oscar-nominated film directed and co-written by Darius Marder, stars Riz Ahmed as Ruben Stone, a drummer and recovering addict whose life is thrown into disarray by the sudden onset of deafness.

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Oscars 2021: The Trial of the Chicago 7 review

Aaron Sorkin's Oscar-nominated film The Trial of the Chicago 7 might skirt the edge of silliness, but it's not a film that can be easily shaken off.

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Oscars 2021: Promising Young Woman review

Emerald Fennell's debut feature, Promising Young Woman, is an enthralling look at a young woman confronting the traumas of her past.

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Lessons from My Octopus Teacher

To be honest, I only heard about this documentary through friends who were posting about how wonderful it was over social media. The title really piqued my interest, but it also made me wonder why so many of my friends were raving about an octopus documentary. I know that many of my friends are divers and marine ecologists, like myself, but would there be a lot to learn from an octopus?

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Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Whenever the weather starts to heat up, I get an urge to revisit my favourite film of 2019: Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

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British Film Festival 2020

The annual British Film Festival (BFF) has arrived in Adelaide for its seventh year, playing at Palace Nova cinemas at Eastend and Prospect from 10-29 November.

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Reccommendation: Maid in Manhattan

If you’re looking for a feel-good night in on the couch, go no further than the 2002 classic rom-com Maid in Manhattan

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Review: Gone Girl

This might sound counter-intuitive to any readers who have actually watched the film, but I find David Fincher’s 2014 psychological thriller Gone Girl oddly soothing to watch.

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