Comparing the Use of Stereotypes in Moonlight and Life on the Road

Warning: This article contains mild spoilers for both Moonlight and Life on the Road. On the face of it, recent Best Picture winner Moonlight and Ricky Gervais’s The Office spinoff Life on the Road appear to have very little in common. One is a metaphor-filled, symbolic journey of a man’s struggles in black America whilst the other is a mockumentary about the fading dreams of a middle-class white British man.…
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10 Time Travel Films You’ve Never Heard Of

Time travel and cinema have gone hand in hand for years as film; provides the perfect format to visually showcase a character visiting a different era of history. However there are so many films revolving around time travel that many get forgotten about (rather ironically in the depths of time). Below is a list of ten films based on time travel that in all likelihood you haven’t seen.…
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Film-a-Day – 2016 in Review

Just over a year ago (on the 1st January 2016) I set myself the challenge of watching a film every day and writing a review about it. 366 films and blog posts later and I’d finished. This post is a brief summary of the year. When I began the challenge it seemed achievable, after all, I love cinema so the idea of watching a film every day filled me with excitement.…
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Back to The Future (1985) – Film-a-Day 364

The most rounded and detailed film ever made, Back to the Future is my favourite film of all time. I’ve seen it so many times but it always offers up something new as it made for rewatch after rewatch. I don’t know when or why I started it, but it’s become my tradition to watch the entire Back to The Future trilogy every year, and as they are three amazing films I saved them until the end of my film-a-day.…
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Wild Tales or Relatos Salvajes (2014) – Film-a-Day 362

An anthology film that combines six short films about death, revenge, violence and corruption; Wild Tales is a film that gives a darkly humorous view of society that is enjoyable, unsettling and hilarious in equal measure. The first ‘short’ in Wild Tales is the most outwardly comedic and sets up the tone for the rest of film.…
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