Category: Film

Benedict Cumberbatch and Daniel Bruhl star as mentor and protege Julian Assange and Daniel Domscheit-Berg. Source: DreamWorks 0

The Fifth Estate

The film adaptation of the WikiLeaks saga proves to be less thrilling than expected. By Peter Nygaard Christensen, BA Arabic and Politics There is potential for great films in the story of Julian Assange...

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Gravity @Ritzy Picturehouse

The SOAS Spirit goes to see ten-time Oscar-nominee Gravity, and we’re doing it in style, at the Ritzy Picturehouse in Brixton. By Paloma Rao, LLB Law Located in Brixton, the Ritzy offers the perfect...

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The Butler

‘The Butler’ is one of the most anticipated movies this year, with many hailing it as Oscar-worthy. It’s a story about race, identity and politics, one that the SOAS Spirit recommends. By Jagoda Sekular,...

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The Counselor @Empire Cinema

Central London can be pretty gritty on a weekend night, but the combined experience of Empire and The Counselor take you to a new level of ‘yuck’ . We do not recommend! By Cristiana...

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American Hustle @Olympic Studios

‘American Hustle’ is a roller-coaster of a movie; whether it’s also a pleasant ride, we’ll leave it up to you. Having watched in the elegant-cool cinema at Olympic Studios, the Spirit thoroughly enjoyed it....

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12 Years A Slave

With the Oscars coming up soon, we take a look at all the Best Picture nominated movies, starting with ’12 Years A Slave’.  Seen as an Oscar-favourite, the movie raises important questions about the...