Film: Life Coach (2017)

Life Coach is a short film about cults, and power relations/control. It stars Dale Hooley as a man admitting himself into the mysterious Goldfinch Institute to find his missing sister; his assigned life coach (played by Kelly Freemantle) begins his counselling sessions, keeping an eye on his activity the whole time.

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Sitting in the sun, smoking, listening to ‘Major Leagues’ by Pavement and drinking a Sprite

I was surprised by the weather. I don't know why, it being the vague start of summer and all, but you never know in England. I was sitting in the sun, smoking a rollup, listening to 'Major Leagues' by Pavement (from their final album, 1999's Terror Twilight), and drinking a can of Sprite.

Essay: Third Cinema – A Cinema of War

Third Cinema purposefully deviated from classical Hollywood stylings; it saw classical Hollywood cinema as “synonymous with spectacle or entertainment: in a word, it was one more consumer good”, and that “[a]t best, films succeeded in bearing witness to the decay of bourgeois values and testifying to social injustice.”