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Fenton is an occasional writer and journalist. He primarily writes on film and culture. His articles range from film reviews, to coverage of literary festivals and even comic book history.

The Beguiled: Can I get you anything

Corporal McBurney is a wounded yankee soldier who throws himself on the mercy on Miss Martha’s secluded girls’ boarding school as the American Civil War rages just beyond the woods. McBurney is Initially treated with disdain by the young Southern ...

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Nostalgic Impulse: Solaris (1972)

Few phrases intimidate both casual and auteur film-goers as the words ‘Russian cinema’. Renowned for its epic scope, long running times, and dense philosophical content, the classic films of Russia boast some unapologetically difficult viewing experiences. There are of course ...

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Baby Driver: That’s all the music you need

I’m so glad this is the first film I saw after slogging through Transformers. Nothing cheers you up like an Edgar Wright film. The director has been chronically underappreciated over the years. The fact that we will never see his ...

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The Mummy: You’re cursed!

Back in days of yore, Universal was the studio that did monsters. Theirs were the classic cinematic depictions of Dracula with Bela Lugosi and Frankenstein’s Monster with Boris Karloff. Universal are keen to catch up with the other major studios ...

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