Top of the Docs #24 – She Puppet

Of all the video game characters produced throughout the past forty or so years, Lara Croft is undoubtedly the one that has made the biggest impact in terms of critical theory and cultural debate.

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REVIEW: Shirley (2020) asks “Who’s Afraid of Shirley Jackson?”

Josephine Decker has established herself as one of the most interesting directors working today. With Shirley, she has created a biopic that breaks free from the lazy retelling of an author’s life, instead allowing the work to be reflective of its subject’s work.

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The Beautiful Game On Screen: Ten Football Films to Watch During Lockdown

To celebrate the release of Corneliu Porumboiu’s Infinite Football, we’re looking at the ten best films about the beautiful game. Grinding to a halt due to the current pandemic, now Is the perfect time to dig into football history. Both distant and modern, these ten works exemplify everything we love about football.

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Top of the Docs #14 – ‘Hip Hop Evolution’ and the Documentary Epic Part 2

This week, we are turning to another example of an epic documentary, however one that employs elements of oral history, and an example of a doc that manages to get the most out of talking heads. The doc in question: Hip Hop Evolution.

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Top of the Docs #12 – Yung Lean Please Be My Yung Love

Yung Lean is many things. Rapper, songwriter, producer, he’s a man of many talents. However, in Julia Mellen’s Yung Lean Please Be My Yung Love, he is elevated above all of that. He becomes simply a symbol, an outlet for emotion.

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