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  • Movie Fridays: Laughs A La Française

    Apart from their baguettes, berets, and the Eiffel Tower, the French are known for their cinematographic chef-d'oeuvres. So if you're looking for a good French comedy, check out our Movie Friday's list!


  • Movie Fridays: A Quick Fix

    Yay it’s September 1! said no movie-obsessed student ever. School may be interesting and everything (cut us some slack as we try to scramble some enthusiasm not to make you all depressed), but with the snazzy Venice and Toronto film festivals marking the homestretch for the Oscars season, the piling-up homework doesn’t usually leave us cinema buffs much time to indulge. Feel a lump in your throat yet? Don’t worry; we’ve got your back. There’s a way out, and it comes to us *cue the celestial light and the angels singing* in the form of YouTube. Whether you’re up for some procrastination action or just fancy a little break from racking your brains, here’s our best-of-the-best of the ‘Tube (and no, there’re no cats videos involved). 


  • Movie Fridays: Time of Your Life

    Directors have always had a soft spot for coming-of-age films, and for good reason. Finding your first love, discovering who you really are and what you want to do with your life… It certainly makes for a perfect story.


  • Movie Fridays: New Kids Rule The School

    They say that in life, you should always strive to be a glass-half-full kind of person. That’s why after a gloom-ridden verdict on the perennial battle of old films versus their reboots, we decided to look at the bright side of cinema and embark on a quest for movies that are comparable to, if not better than, their cinematographic (or literary) predecessors. A positive Movie Fridays review – don’t say we don’t treat you well.


  • Movie Fridays: Out With The New, In With The Old

    Ah, remakes. A popular Hollywood directors’ way of milking old classics, they are a rage trigger for many a movie fanatic. If you're torn between watching an original film or its reboot (or a follow-up that looks like a reboot), here’s our two (or four) cents on the matter. Just a little disclaimer, though: all views are author’s own.


  • Movie Fridays: Summer in the City

    Good news: the weekend is fast approaching and you might be wondering how to spend it. As always, there’re lots of things happening in St. Petersburg, so check out our usual weekend guide. But if you’re a homebody or just a tad uninspired to venture outside in the heat that has so suddenly befallen us, here’s our top summer movie recommendations. So grab a drink, sit back in your (hopefully cool) home, and relax.


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