Film/Lit grad Nathaniel Newman is currently doing an MA in Creative Writing. He kindly returned to the department to talk to The Practice of Film Criticism students about what he’s learned from doing a degree that focusses on practice and delves into more personal and poetic areas than are usually required of an academic essay; a process that involves the making and taking of criticism from colleagues, and that thus requires the creation of a safe and respectful context in which that can flourish.
The latest in a new series of podcasts from our Practical Criticism students is here. In it, Ellyse Partington and José Arroyo discuss John Krasinski's 2018 film A Quiet Place.
The first in a new series of podcasts from our Practical Criticism students is here. In it, Stefano Dunne and José Arroyo discuss Andrew Haigh's 2011 film Weekend.