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Film Review: Still Alice (2015)

I remember the ‘disease-of-the-week’ television movies, featuring likable yet mundane characters stricken with a dreaded illness, allowing numerous actors a chance to suffer and sometimes die onscreen, with a few commercials sandwiched in between. 503 more words

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Film Review: Birdman (2014)

Alternatively titled The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman is a searing satire and superb showcase for one of Hollywood’s forgotten men: Mr Michael Keaton.  407 more words

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Film Review: Boyhood (2014)

Boyhood wasn’t on my radar until Patricia Arquette won a Golden Globe for her performance, and then the MPAA revealed its Oscar nominations, with Boyhood… 432 more words

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Film Review: Cake (2014)

A grim weeper that never quite touches the viewer, and a sometimes comedy that barely flirts with funny, Cake has one morsel to savour: Jennifer Aniston. 480 more words

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Film Review: Big Hero 6 (2014)

Big Hero 6 is, shot after shot, an intelligent and artful creation.  There’s a scene in which the filmmakers convey a funeral taking place with a medium shot of black umbrellas opening.  503 more words

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Workshops and Events for Postgraduate Students - January 2015

On-campus workshops and events

The Institute for Academic Development are hosting a number of workshops tailored to the requirements of taught masters students at the University of Edinburgh. 178 more words

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The Visual Narrative 'Poem' (Jeff Wall's works)

(Research for Chapter Two of dissertation)

THE POEM IN JEFF WALL’S WORK

Jeff Wall’s photographs are self-proclaimed ‘poems’. Michael Newman, in his essay ‘The Photograph as Picture and Prose Poem… 839 more words

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