Shoplifters Is The First Japanese Film To Win at the Cannes Film Festival In Over Two Decades

Azeem Rajulawalla, BA History Image credit: ARTHUR MOLA This year’s winner of the big prize Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival went to Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda’s ‘Shoplifters’, a social drama about a makeshift, poverty-stricken family relying on shoplifting to survive in Tokyo. The first Japanese film to win the Palme D’Or since 1997, […]

The Grand Budapest Hotel @The Phoenix Cinema

Wes Anderson’s latest movie is a rollercoaster ride to sit through, but a highly enjoyable one. By Cristiana Moisescu The Phoenix Cinema is London’s oldest continuously running cinema. It opened in 1912 as the East Finchley Picturedome and although the name has changed several times, the building has kept its Art Deco magnificence.  The screening […]