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Preview: Joker

Preview: Joker

By Grace Crowley The decision to revive the character of the Joker is brave. Following Jared Leto’s disappointing portrayal of the maniacal villain in Suicide Squad, it seemed no actor would ever come close to either Jack Nicholson or Heath Ledger’s success in the role. But, following the release of the teaser trailer for 2019’s […]

 Rachel Noddings

Review: Her – The Deeply Personal Tale Of Modern Impersonal Romance

Review: Her – The Deeply Personal Tale Of Modern Impersonal Romance

  Her, billed as “a Spike Jonze love story”, marks the fourth feature-length film directed by, unsurprisingly, Spike Jonze. In this intriguingly futuristic film, Jonze draws you into a story of cyber romance that centres on Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix). Theodore is an expressive man with a neat moustache living in the near future where […]

 Darren Hyland

Her – Spike Jonze's Academy Award Dark Horse Opens In The UK

Her – Spike Jonze's Academy Award Dark Horse Opens In The UK

  Three-time Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix takes the lead in Her, the solo screenwriting debut of Jackass co-creator Spike Jonze. Her centres around an introverted man, soon to be divorced, who purchases and forms a strong bond with a talking operating system that names herself Samantha. Voiced by Scarlett Johansson, Samantha evolves and adapts to life […]