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Just Mercy & The “Injustice” System

Right now, 4783 miles from where I sit in London, an innocent man named Rodney Reed sits on death row. Over the last few months, his case has garnered attention from prominent figures in abolition, such as Sister Helen Prejean, whose activism gets depicted in…

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2020 Golden Globe Predictions

Welcome back to one of the most alluring and exciting times of the year – awards season. And whilst it showcases the best of the best in cinema, it’s also an opportunity to think about the ongoing issues that are still raising questions in the…

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FiFi’s Best Films of the Decade – Part Une

Firstly thank you to our glorious editor-in-chief Tom for allowing me to use JUMPCUT, in lieu of me having a personal blog/website (2020 goals) to write an article on my Best Films of the Decade. My main aim with this is to draw attention to…

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2019 Box Office Review

In a year that’s seen the highest-grossing film in global history knock Avatar off its 10-year perch, Box Office receipts have reached a massive $11.5bn in the U.S. alone. It’s the 2nd largest amount ever after 2018, and marks an end of a decade rife…

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Best of the Decade: A Quiet Place (2018)

Perfection is not something easily obtained, unless you’re Natalie Portman during her Swan Lake closing act in Aronofsky’s 2010 ballet mindfuck, Black Swan. The tragic telling of Portman’s, Nina, and her destructive obsession to be a dance paragon made it into my top ten films…

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JumpCut’s Person of the Year 2019

With contributions from Fiona Underhill As we wave goodbye to 2019 the JumpCut have come together once again to decide on our first-ever ‘Person of the Year’ cover. What was originally a mock cover jokingly created based on a passing comment in the group chat,…

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Best of the Decade: The Guest (2014)

Once in awhile there comes a movie that strikes a chord to such an extent it feels as if that piece of cinema was hardwired into your brain and perfectly translated your passions as a cinephile onto the screen. Not to say these are the…

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Our Pledge For 2020

In 2020 we will be celebrating our fifth birthday, a milestone we could not have possibly reached without our incredible team of writers and wonderful contributors over the years who have volunteered their time and talent to write honest and insightful reviews and articles –…

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Best of the Decade: Under The Skin (2013)

Jonathan Glazer’s erotic science-fiction masterpiece, starring Scarlett Johannson, is sure to be gracing many an end of decade ‘best of’ list, despite being somewhat of a curveball when it first appeared. Made for a small budget of £8million and with a cast made up largely…