Category: FIlm

FILM REVIEW: Grandma

Rating: Lily Tomlin returns to her first lead role in 27 years with an unapologetic, hilarious depiction of an ageing lesbian poet who has to help her granddaughter find money for an abortion. Writer/Director Paul Weitz wrote the part specifically…

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…

Doc’n Roll Films present Sounds of London

As part of the BFI’s Britain on Film screenings, Doc’n Roll Films presents an exclusive season of music documentaries and concert films profiling artists, musicians and scenes intimately associated with the capital’s musical output. The programme of eight films will cover Rock, Punk, Rockabilly, Indie and…

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