Category: FIlm

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…

RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: Wasp

Rating: When Oliver (Simon Haycock) and his lover James (Hugo Bolton) decide to take a holiday to Oliver’s family home in the beautiful South of France, their hopes of a secluded romantic getaway are soon dashed by the addition of…

FILM: MLE

Rating: Many of us have been in that situation; so broke and desperate for money that we would have taken any job offered to us. This is exactly what Julie Robert (no not the actress Julia Roberts but an actress…

FILM (VIDEO): The Messenger

The Messenger is a psychological thriller starring Robert Sheehan (Skins), Lily Cole (Snow White and The Huntsman) and Joely Richardson (Nip – Tuck, Event Horizon). Sheehan plays Jack, who believes himself to be a messenger for the dead. He sees…

FILM: Mia Madre

Rating: Director Nanni Moretti (winner of the Palme d’Or for The Sons Room in 2001) returns to the domestic and understated for Mia Madre. Margherita Buy plays Margherita, a director shooting her next film about workers protest, whilst simultaneously dealing…

FILM: Just Jim

Rating: Just Jim is the directorial debut from Craig Roberts (Submarine), who also writes and stars in this surreal and very dark comedy set in a small village in Wales. Roberts stars as Jim, a slight and awkward teenager whom…

PREVIEW: Raindance Film Festival

The 23rd Annual Raindance Film Festival opened this week with the world premiere of American spy thriller Newcomer, starring BIFA winner James Floyd (My Brother The Devil) and Anthony LaPaglia, winner of a Golden Globe for his role in Without…

FILM: Eric Clapton Live @ The Royal Albert Hall

Rating: The new live film of Eric Clapton at the Albert Hall, Slowhand At 70, celebrates Clapton as the longest performing artist at the venue and also the musician’s 70th birthday. As impressive as it is to see Clapton still…

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