Sophie Ivan is a freelance journalist, who writes regularly for Sight & Sound, Total Film and Little White Lies. She has also worked as Deputy Editor of Film4.com, a researcher at the BBC and BFI and in programming for children’s charity FILMCLUB.
16 May 2014 01:44 PM
This year, a whopping total of two women (out of 19 contenders) are in the running for the Festival’s top prize, the Palme D’Or
23 March 2014 12:00 AM
Like most square-eyed suckers for HBO shows, I was ready to fall in love with True Detective. The crime drama, starring Woody Harrelson and newly Oscar-crowned Matthew McConaughey, was heralded as “the new Breaking Bad” and I was hooked before they even started trailing the damn thing.
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