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Jack Walters

Modern Languages and International Film student with too much time on his hands and too many films in his watchlist. Shameless fan of summer blockbusters and an unapologetic completionist when it comes to movies – most commonly found buying snacks for my next trip to the cinema.

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Swiss Army Man (Review): “Maybe Everyone’s A Little Ugly”

Swiss Army Man is a touching comedy/drama that’s equal parts poetic and bizarre in its exploration of existence and the purpose of life.

Columbus (Film Review): Hazy Meditations on a Faraway World

Kogonada’s Columbus is a dreamlike exploration of the lost being found, and the drifting impacts we have on each other’s lives.

Saving Private Ryan (Analysis): Propaganda Through Immersion

Through its immersive narrative and stylistic direction, Saving Private Ryan reminds us of the indiscriminate terror of trench warfare.

Moonfall (Review): One Small Misstep For Man…

Even Moonfall ’s striking visuals and grand-scale storytelling can’t save it from its own painful predictability and narrative absurdities.

Her (Close Analysis): Separating Man From Machine

Her reminds us of the intricacies of humanity that cannot be replicated, even in a world where the border between man and machine grows increasingly indistinct.

After Life Season 3 (Review): A Heartfelt Tale of Moving On

Season 3 of Netflix ’s After Life is one of the show’s best installments, perfectly blending comedy and heartache into a bittersweet portrait of grief and loss.

Arrival (Close Analysis): Time’s Not Real, And That’s Okay

The concept of time is somewhat elusive, particularly in Villeneuve’s ‘Arrival’. Here’s our analysis of the film’s surprisingly comforting take on the matter.

The Speech (FFF Review): A Smart and Witty Low-Stakes Comedy

The Speech impresses with its intelligent and amusing screenplay, brought to life by perfectly tuned performances and hilariously awkward characters.

The Unforgivable (Review): Conventional, but Compelling

The Unforgivable might not offer anything that Netflix has never served us before, but its layered story and ferocious lead performance keep it alive.

The Beatles: Get Back (Review): The Final Days in the Life

The Beatles: Get Back offers nine hours of previously unseen footage following the iconic band as they rush to write their final live show.