Film review: Michael Moore’s “Fahrenheit 11/9 will light a fire under your arse”

“How the fuck did this happen?” asks Michael Moore in his latest documentary Fahrenheit 11/9. Let’s be clear: ‘this’ is Trump and ‘happen’ is the...

Westgate Oxford marks first anniversary with celebration parade!

Westgate Oxford is marking its first anniversary with a special celebration parade, as new figures reveal the success the shopping centre has seen in...

Brand new film season at the Corn Exchange

The Corn Exchange Newbury has announced its new season of films, with plenty to keep us entertained as the days become colder and the...

Is there still room for watercooler TV in the Netflix era?

Like most of the nation I was glued to my sofa during the BBC series The Bodyguard. It was the kind of truly gripping drama...
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Five remakes that were better than the original

Remakes have a tendency to not live up to their original source material. The Ocelot is all too familiar with this fact. Whether it’s film...

What’s happening at the Academy Awards?

By Simon Oxlade  So, the Oscars are changing. Based with falling viewing figures and complaints about the telecast being a largely turgid affair, the Academy of...

Award-winning choreographer Alexander Whitley set to bring latest show to Oxford

Alexander Whitley is set to debut his latest show in Oxford - a performance which explores interconnectivity between the universe and us. Award-winning choreographer Alexander...

Film to TV and vice versa – what happened to originality?

One of the biggest complaints that plagues Hollywood is the lack of original ideas. Every month you have to wade through a sea of sequels...

Fancy a lock in with sporting legends Tuffers and Dawson in Oxford?

Next month New Theatre Oxford are hosting a new live theatre show that takes places in working bar with two sporting legends, hosted by...

Critically-acclaimed film Lek and the Dogs screens in Oxford with exclusive Q&A with director

On Wednesday 26 September, The Ultimate Picture Palace in East Oxford will host a one-off screening of Andrew Kötting’s critically-acclaimed film Lek and the Dogs, followed by...
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