Category: FIlm

VIDEO FILM REVIEW: CAROL (LFF)

Rating: Niki and Matt were lucky enough to catch Carol at the London Film Festival this year and it has stayed with them ever since. Carol is perhaps being easily pigeon-holed as a lesbian love story but it is in fact…

INTERVIEW: FRANCISCO VARONE ON ROAD TO LA PAZ

Niki recently interviewed first time writer/director Francisco Varone, who’s new film Camino a La Paz (Road to La Paz) is screening at the Argentine Film Festival in London on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th November. Read below for his chat with Gigslutz….

FILM: STEVE JOBS (VIDEO)

Rating: Steve Jobs Director: Danny Boyle Starring: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogan, Michael Stuhlbarg Biopic about the legendary Apple CEO, Steve Jobs that centres around three key product launches in the 90s. Release date: 13th November See below for Matt…

INTERVIEW: JONATHAN WAKEHAM LOCO FILM FESTIVAL

Jonathan is the co-founder and programmer for the LOCO London Comedy Film Festival. He dropped by the office to chat to Niki Alexandrou about the festival, comedy films and how to get your submissions in for the 2016 LOCO festival….

FILM: HE NAMED ME MALALA (VIDEO)

Rating: He Named Me Malala Director: Davis Guggenheim Documentary film chronicling the journey of female activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban for speaking out for a girls right to education in Pakistan. Deeply…

FILM: KILL YOUR FRIENDS (VIDEO)

Rating: Kill Your Friends Director: Owen Harris Starring: Nicholas Hoult, James Corden, Georgia King, Craig Roberts, Tom Riley, Joseph Mawle and Ed Skrein Kill Your Friends, the big screen adaptation of John Niven’s cult classic novel, is blacker than a…

LFF: ANOMALISA

Rating: The surprise film at the London Film Festival is always one of the fastest selling screenings. If you’re not on the ball at 10am on the day of ticket release then you may as well not bother; it’s not…

FILM: Red Army

Rating: Red Army is a documentary that reveals the power of the Soviet regime through the medium of ice hockey. Interviews with Slava Fetisov reveal his wholehearted commitment to the Soviet Union, as we see him go from national sports hero…

FILM: Sicario

Rating: Sicario is a visceral and intense thriller from director Denis Villeneuve, director of 2013’s drama thriller, Prisoners and last year’s cerebral and surreal thriller, Enemy. It’s safe to say then that Villeneuve knows a little bit about how to…

FILM: Twin Peaks UK Festival 2015

As a Twin Peaks UK Festival virgin, I was very much looking forward to attending this year’s 25th Anniversary Celebration. The festival is held annually at the superb Genesis cinema on Mile End Road – and I can say with…