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Netflix and Cannes

Was the decision to ban Netflix from competing for awards at the Cannes Film Festival justified?

When movie marketing becomes maddening

A misleading trailer can be a frustrating one, but they may be more useful than you'd think

“One of the greatest war movies ever made”

Matthew Vautrey is entranced by Christopher Nolan's visual spectacle for the summer
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The twin trends of remake-mania and sequelitis

Matthew Vautrey tackles Hollywood’s recent spate of franchise films and finds that not all nightmares are created equal

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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 by the Oxford SU 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...

The ‘Brideshead Revisited’ reputation haunting Oxford

Is there any truth in the fictional portrayals of the University?