From silence on last week’s marches to extensive private staff flights, does college remain true to its pledge to fight climate crisis?
Trinity’s Film society has a long history of not just hosting films, but creating them too. Continuing that tradition is this year’s series of filmmaking workshops, welcoming new and continuing members of the society into the fold for presentations, collaborations and friendly advice.
Student life has changed over the years, and so too has the world’s youth naturally adopted new technologies and norms. Social media has become an irremovable part of our social circles now, and that doesn’t look to be changing any time soon, but should student life be inseparable from our online presence?
Continuing an already contentious year in the film industry after a disastrous fever dream of an awards’ season, it seems that some in Hollywood aren’t happy to let Los Angeles lie in peace. Earlier this week, Steven Spielberg took to the stage to voice his concerns and quarrels with the direction of the industry.
From ceremonies entirely in Latin to awarding degrees in descending order of merit, the entire process has become elitist and outdated
There comes a film every once in a while for which words cannot do justice in describing; a film so clearly and undeniably charged with energy and passion that trying to look at it with a ‘critical’ eye seems almost reductive of its artistry. If Beale Street Could Talk is one of those films.
Based on the James Baldwin novel of the same name and brought to life by Barry Jenkins, the film is an exploration of love, race and justice in 1970s Harlem. It is a time capsule into an America that’s bo...
Can You Ever Forgive Me? is in many ways a biography about biographies. Based on the autobiography of the same name by Lee Israel, the film recounts the criminal career of Israel, a prominent biographer who finds herself using her unique voice and talent to forge literary documents. In a tale about finding one’s own voice instead of merely imitating, it’s fitting that everyone involved in the film from cast to crew find their own unique voices to bring the fascinating story to life.
As the sequel to M. Night Shyamalan’s recent smash-hit comeback Split (2016) as well as what might just be his best film, Unbreakable (2000), Glass finds itself in a very unique position as a film, and in many ways has a split personality of its own. In what is now being dubbed the ‘Eastrail 117’ trilogy, Glass is not only the crossover of these two beloved and fairly unconnected films (save for a brief tease at the end of Split), but also seems to position itself as the conclusion to them bo...
In just half a decade and with only three feature films, Ryan Coogler has firmly established himself as one of Hollywood’s boldest and most promising writers and directors. Whether it’s adapting an intimate story for the screen or imbuing major studio films with his own distinct voice, Coogler is a creative force that has proven more than capable of making smaller, personal projects as well as massively successful blockbusters, without sacrificing any intimacy or sincerity along the way.
Film in 2018 contained many things. There were superheroes imperilled more seriously than ever before, there was a romance between Sally Hawkins and a fishman, there was code-switching, there was an astronaut motivated by grief, there was a woman caught in a series of terrible dates, there was a man whose despair manifested into something much worse, and most importantly — there was buttered asparagus.
After the chaotic and unavoidably-pricey Christmas season, January is the perfect time to challenge your spending habits. Whatever your motivation is, whether you want a new laptop or just to recover from New Year’s Eve, a bit of budgeting should be possible for most students this month.
One might think that after eight instalments about the same tale of redemption and triumph, any franchise would be on the ropes at this point, but after the electrifying revival of the Rocky legacy in 2015’s Creed, the series pounds its way back onto the big screen with this year’s follow-up.
For a university that prides itself so much on the spirit of classical thinkers that graced its halls in ages gone by, Trinity’s range of educational opportunities can feel incredibly narrow and restrictive at times.
These days, it can be difficult to decide how students should view Ireland as a part oftheir future. Recent surges of activism, progressivism, and a swell in youth votes have brought about a feeling of hopefulness for people, and a direction for a young, democratic country. However, the harsh realities and troubles of today’s Ireland can be daunting when looking forward to a life beyond the safety net of university.