Category: Film

Liesel (Sophie Nelisse) and Max (Ben Schnetzer) must learn how to keep a secret in 'The Book Thief'. Source:  Jules Heath 0

The Book Thief

Expectations are high when going in to see a movie based on a well-loved book, so how does ‘The Book Thief’ hold up? By Dorina Marlen  Heller One thing you probably should not do...

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Plot for Peace

“Plot for Peace” is a cleverly-built documentary which focuses on the role an enigmatic French businessman, Jean-Yves Ollivier, played in bringing about the end of the Apartheid regime in South Africa and the release...

Léa Seydoux and Adele Exarchopoulos in Abdellatif Kechiche's "Blue Is the Warmest Colour" Source: Sundance Selects. 0

Blue Is the Warmest Colour

“Blue Is the Warmest Colour” stirred a few waters when it first came out (excuse the pun) at the Cannes Festival in 2013, where it won the much-coveted Palme d’Or. Critics loved it, and...

Joaquin Phoenix plays the lead in Spike Jonze's new film, 'Her'. Source: Sportsphoto/Allstar/Warner Bros 0

Her

Spike Jonze’s new film about love between a man and a computer has the kind of plot that can either be an instant hit or go horribly bad. The SOAS Spirit went to find...

Two perfect for each other strays, Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) and his orange cat. Source: CBS Films 0

Inside Llewyn Davis

A look at the indie folk scene of 60’s New York might sound a bit on the dull side, but considering that the Coen brothers have signed this particular film and that it won...

Tilda Swinton plays hauntingly beautiful Eve in Jim Jarmusch's 'Only Lovers Left Alive'. Source: 0

Only Lovers Left Alive

A new vampire movie is on the horizon, but does it fit the ‘Twilight’ trend? The SOAS Spirit takes a look and leaves mesmerized. By Cristiana Moisescu “Only Lovers Left Alive” is a deliciously...