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.


Oxford Club Couture

Feathers, latex, or pyjamas: the dress code for Oxford clubs knows no bounds

Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!

Uni ‘spends £108,000’ to recruit each additional low-income student

Recent analysis also suggests no connection between the proportion of students from poorer postcodes and final exam scores

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...