10 Years On, ‘Never Let Me Go’ (2010) Isn’t As Bleak As You Remember

Never Let Me Go is more interested in the characters than the science-fiction elements: telling a story of love and making the most of what time we have.

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REVIEW: ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’ (2020) is a Paradox of a Film

I’m Thinking of Ending Things is everything and nothing, meaningless but meaningful.

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Between the Lines: Creating a Visual Identity in the ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ (2010) Screenplay

Even with Wright’s brand of snappy editing and energetic pacing, it’s interesting to see how much of the now iconic visual style actually came from an early draft of the screenplay written by Bacall.

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REVIEW: ‘The Assistant’ (2020) is an Unflinching Look at Harassment in the Workplace

Green has crafted a very real and very horrifying look into what it’s like to serve powerful executives within a toxic workplace.

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Between the Lines: How Comedy Tells a Story Throughout the ‘Hot Fuzz’ (2007) Screenplay

Edgar Wright films are recognised for their intelligent use of visual comedy and snappy editing styles, where Hot Fuzz is rich with both.

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REVIEW: ‘Clemency’ (2019) is a Quiet, Devastating Study on the People Involved with Death Row

lemency, directed by Chinonye Chukwu, is a very different kind of prison drama: one that avoids exaggerated clichés and instead opts for an intense, realistic look into death row executions.

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How the ‘Moonlight’ (2016) Screenplay Uses Silence to Speak the Loudest

Moonlight is an epic story of one man’s personal life that utilises a particular style and writing voice. Jenkins juxtaposes earth-shattering narrative moments with words of stillness and quiet to amplify the effect it has on Chiron.

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PRIDE 2020: ‘Sunday Bloody Sunday’ (1971) Uses Sexuality to Portray the Longing for Love

Released in 1971, Sunday Bloody Sunday made waves for depicting the first man-on-man kiss in mainstream British cinema, portraying a bisexual character and for portraying a polyamorous relationship.

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Between the Lines: The Sincerity of the ‘Lars and the Real Girl’ Screenplay

Mental Health plays a big part in our daily lives, so it comes as no surprise that the subject usually becomes a talking point in film. For Mental Health Awareness Month, Between the Lines will be looking at a screenplay that has a positive outlook on Mental Health: Lars and the Real Girl.

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MHAM INTERVIEW: Dan Warrender and Scott Macpherson on Their ‘Mental Health Movie Monthly’ Initiative

What is deemed as a ‘good’ representation of Mental Health within the entertainment world? What can filmmakers and showrunners do to better represent Mental Health? To help answer these questions, I approached Dan Warrender and Scott Macpherson.

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