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JumpCut Ranks The Films of Denis Villeneuve

Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s science fiction classic Dune is now out in UK cinemas and to celebrate, we’ve decided to get the team together to rank the films of Villeneuve, from his feature directorial debut August 32nd on Earth to the stunning sci-fi…

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At a Distance, Pig

It can be uncomfortable getting close to someone. Some people don’t want others to learn anything about them, and our relationship becomes one of a mutually recognised, sturdy distance. Their emotional barriers and boundaries can be so established, so fortified, that it defines them. We…

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The Green Knight and Non-White Identity

Beware…spoilers abound! King Arthur and the tales surrounding the kingdom of Camelot tend to only conjure images of white faces. From the exhaustive catalogue of films and television shows, to paintings and tapestries dating back centuries, the Middle Ages and its kings and knights, real…

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Ranking Bond… Craig’s Bond

Cary Joji Fukunaga’s No Time To Die finally arrives in cinemas this week and with this being the final time we’ll see Daniel Craig in the iconic role, the JumpCut team has come together to rank all of Craig’s outings as Bond.. James Bond. The…

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Spectacular Spectacular – ‘Moulin Rouge!’ at 20

At the very first Moulin Rouge test screening, 20th Century Fox did not tell the audience that the film was a musical. Studio executives were worried. Looking back, it feels impossible that anyone would have worried about Moulin Rouge. It was the final installment of…

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Hampton v Hollywood

As ever, this year’s Academy Awards consisted of a strange celebration of trauma from the perspective of the elite, from the trial of Brock Turner in Promising Young Woman to the murder of George Floyd in Two Distant Strangers. The collective agony of the masses…

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It’s Called Fashion, Look it Up!

As today is the first Monday in May, we should be enjoying the red carpet photographs from the Met Gala, one of the biggest fashion events of the year. Unfortunately last year’s event, which had one of the most exciting sounding concepts in years –…