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American honey

Discussion Group — A Forum for Disagreement!

Posted 3 November 2017 by Alex McMullen

Showroom Film Discussion Group

baby driver

Baby Driver – “Chained to The Rhythm”

Posted 26 July 2017 by Billy Barnell about Baby Driver.

Wright first described Baby Driver as a “homage” to the holy trinity of ‘90s heist flicks, these being Michael Mann’s Heat, Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs and Kathryn Bigelow’s Point Break.

denial

Watching 'Denial' in an Alternative Facts World

Posted 27 February 2017 by Lucy Holt about Denial.

Much has been written about where Denial - the true story of the trial of Holocaust denier David Irving in 2000 - fits into the very 2016 concept of the 'alternative fact'

Jackie

Trauma, Trump, and Jackie

Posted 23 January 2017 by Joe Brennan

Pablo Larraín's Jackie is almost uncanny in its timeliness. Its themes of collective trauma, loss and strength are not only expertly told, but mirror the current political reality of the USA.

Rogue One

Looking Up: the Luxury of Hope in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Posted 21 December 2016 by Rosalie Bower about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Rosalie Bower examines the complex intersection of belief and time in our Rogue One: A Star Wars Story guest blog.

UNKNOWN GIRL

Joan in Cannes- Day 7

Posted 19 May 2016 by Joan Parsons

Our Senior Programmer Joan parsons reports back from Cannes Film Festival 2016

carol

Carol Review

Posted 27 November 2015 by Abi Standish about Carol.

Abi Standish of our audience development team writes about the themes and style of the beautiful new film, Carol.

straight outta compton

Our Top 5: Hip Hop Films

Posted 18 August 2015 by Hannah Canham about Straight Outta Compton.

Hannah picks her favourite hip hop films to celebrate the launch of Straight Outta Compton, coming to the Showroom 28 August.

htbg

Hard to be a God- You've never seen anything like it!

Posted 4 August 2015 by Martin Carter about Hard to be a God.

An absolutely convincing representation of life on an alien planet is represented by actually building sets, designing completely convincing costumes and having the actors practically live in them for several years

Tramlines 2015

Tramlines 2015 blog

Posted 1 July 2015 by Jamie Ring about Tramlines 2015.

How our Tramlines 2015 line-up was put together.

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