Fun with Film

Film Studies: The New Media Mr Thurlbourn explores the new GCSE course which starts at SVC this September. What is Film Studies? Put simply, a study of films. However, rather than passively watching them for entertainment, as we all do, students will be developing their analytical skills across a wide range of films that span …

Year 11 Writer Claire McLeod presents the first three chapters of her long-awaited novel…

The following three chapters of text come from a fantasy/dystopian novel that Claire McLeod in Year 11 is busy writing, and has written for most of the last calendar year.  Enjoy.   Chapter x Alex woke up and groaned. When you get a knock on the door at 2am in the morning, it almost certainly …

Brooklyn 99 Review: Doughnuts and Bad Guys and how not to view your local police officers…

Many see the Brooklyn 99 series as “that one Andy Samburg cop comedy”; however, it's so much more than that. You may be thinking that this series is far too long winded to be interesting and comedic although having taken the time to watch it, I can assure you that it only gets better. With …

La La Land Review: This star-studded spectacle will leave you soaring

Fans of song, dance and Hollywood’s Golden Age are sure to fall in love with ‘La La Land’. Taking inspiration from classics such as ‘Casablanca’ and ‘Rebel Without A Cause’, this film is a modern-day celebration of dreams. Exploring the treacherous worlds of acting and love, Damien Chazelle’s latest spectacle is one you can’t afford …