Lakshmi Ajay

Students Speak: Emily Rose

Boar Film interview Emily Rose who completed her degree in Film Studies and Literature at the University of Warwick in 2015. While at university, she was the Books editor at the Boar, Secretary for Warwick New Writing Society, produced The School for Scandal for Warwick University Drama Society and occasionally...
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Posted Jun. 24, 2016

Review: Warwick Filmmakers’ Showcase

Why would anybody want to watch student-made films? Student films have neither the budget nor the technique of the films we are used to watching on television or cinemas. The camera is a bit too shaky, the acting a bit too flimsy, the lighting a bit too dark to be...
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Posted Jun. 19, 2016

What do the filmmakers have to say?

Boar Film interviews the organisers of the Warwick Filmmakers Showcase, Patrick Sambiasi and Geoffrey Mugford, both students of University of Warwick. The event is to be held on June 16 2016 on campus. Lakshmi Ajay: What according to you makes a ‘good’ film, both as a viewer and as a maker? ...
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Posted Jun. 13, 2016

Review: ‘The White Snake’

I walked into the Studio Theatre at the Arts Centre to watch the The White Snake with no expectations, never having watched a student production at Warwick before. The short summaries I had read of the plot seemed absurdly fantastical and I could not even begin to imagine in what...
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Posted Jun. 2, 2016

Review: The Pumpking and I – MTW’s Improv Musical

Never would I have ever imagined serum induced live ‘n’ kicking pumpkins to be the stars of a musical. Yet that is what MTW’s Improv Musical 2016 brought to life last night at Warwick Arts Centre. As it was an Improv Musical, the show was run by the audience –...
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Posted May. 9, 2016

Why Do We Still Read Poetry?

  “His eyes went white, like a shark about to attack.”  “I feel the color in my cheeks rising again. I must be the color of The Communist Manifesto.” We live in a terrible era in which sentences such as the above describe the extent of our literary awareness. Verbose phrases that...
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Posted Mar. 26, 2016