Authors Posts by Matt Isard

Matt Isard


For The Love of Film

Matt Isard looks at how paradise is not always what it seems in The Descendants and how kids should not be given super powers till they are 21 in Chronicle.

For the Love of Film

Buying a ticket at the cinema nowadays is a small investment. Don't waste time being disappointed in a film - here Matt gives you his opinion and interviews others on what they think about two films currently in cinemas near you.

Interview: Mark Romanek

Cherwell speaks to director Mark Romanek, the self-professed 'film brat' behind 'Never Let Me Go'

Spinal Tap Revisited

Has this cult classic lost its appeal for the MTV generation?

Five People To Watch In 2011

Cherwell Film takes a look forward to the stars destined to have a very good year.

Review: Tron Legacy

Less legacy, more let down

Review: Catfish

The internet 'reality thriller' fails to pack the punch it promises

Interview: Anton Corbijn

Cherwell chats with Anton Corbijn, renowned music video director, photographer and director of 'The American'.

Interview: Violante Placido

Cherwell talks to Violante Placido, the Italian star of The American.

Not quite the American dream

Cherwell meets the director of The American, but can't disguise our disappointment with the film.


Union prepares for Bannon protests

Hundreds are expected to protest at the Union, after yesterday's tense vote sees the Bannon event go ahead

Jesus College accused of controversial evangelical group ‘cover-up’

Jesus is now the third Oxford college to have hosted Christian Concern in recent years, along with Exeter and Trinity, whilst LMH is currently considering whether or not to host the group

Students raise safety concerns over ‘extremely frightening’ Park End queue

“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

Don’t confuse free speech with hate speech

The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups