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The Most Anticipated Films of 2018

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Joe Holloran gives us the rundown of the blockbusters and indie flicks to look out for this year...

Ingmar Bergman season at the Tyneside Cinema

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Joe Holloran discusses the Tyneside cinema's Ingmar Bergman season...

SOAPBOX 4/12/17

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Usually, I’m perfectly happy to write an answer for an online interview. Hell, I write excessive amounts of stuff on a regular basis anyway, so I might as well put it to good...

Star Wars: The Return of the Trilogy

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There comes a time in everyone’s life when something comes along that brings them joy unbounded. A wedding to the love of your life. The birth of your first child. All these...

No Monarchs, No Masters?

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With the Queen’s estate implicated in the Paradise Papers, is it finally time to abolish the monarchy and our status as subjects? Yes – Joe Holloran What would you...

Never Grow Up: Nostalgia film fest

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This month marks the release of The Florida Project, the latest film by Tangerine (2015) director and rising cult-figure Sean Baker. To celebrate, Tyneside Cinema is running a...

Why so many ensemble casts?

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With the release of 'Murder on the Orient Express', Joe Holloran examines ensemble casts and why they might be so popular...

Does the Academy neglect Female Film Directors?

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In the 86 years since the birth of the Oscars, only four women have ever been nominated for Best Director. Of those four only one, Katheryn Bigelow, has won. The winning film for...

Our generation must save the Earth

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One could argue that we are living in a post-truth society. One where facts and opinions are indistinguishable. This phenomenon is best encapsulated in the current commander in...

Can you truly separate a director from his works?

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The recent revelations about Harvey Weinstein have been circulating repeatedly on TV and print news for the last few weeks, as more and more women bravely come forward and expose...