THE DESTRUCTION OF MEMORY - JENNIE KERMODE - 16131

With debate still raging around the ethics of tearing down of statues and the proper way to preserve history, Tim Slade's documentary...

SIR ALAN PARKER DIES AT 76 BY AMBER WILKINSON - 2020-07-31 18:43:18

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of BAFTA Fellow Alan Parker. As BAFTA-winning filmmaker, he brought us joy with Bugsy...

 
 
 

MAKE UP - AMBER WILKINSON - 16129

Claire Oakley's assured debut is all about liminal spaces, both physical and mental, the places and feelings that hang eerily between...

SAMSAM - AMBER WILKINSON - 16126

This candy-coloured French animation about a little space superhero waiting for his first super power to show itself is firmly aimed...

 
 
 

THE VIGIL - JENNIE KERMODE - 16127

Since prehistoric times, the period between death and the disposal of a body has been considered dangerous. It's a liminal period,...

THE FIGHT - JANE FAE - 16128

Wow! I thought I was on top of the news from the USA in respect of civil liberties. Then I watched The Fight and I realised that my...

 
 
 

THE BIG UGLY - JENNIE KERMODE - 16125

Did you know that in some years, as many as 4% of all films released in the UK have used the death or serious injury of a woman to...

100% WOLF - AMBER WILKINSON - 16124

Familiar themes of an orphaned boy, an evil uncle, being true to yourself and finding your pack are given fresh Aussie energy in this...

 
 
 
Sky Sharks to open Frightfest by Jennie Kermode - 2020-07-28 11:21:15

SKY SHARKS TO OPEN FRIGHTFEST BY JENNIE KERMODE - 2020-07-28 11:21:15

Sky Sharks This year's Arrow Video Frightfest is to open with the world première of Sky Sharks, it was announced today. The Nazi-themed...

SUMMERLAND - JENNIE KERMODE - 16123

During the Second World War, around one and a half million people, most of them children, were evacuated from London to keep them safe...

 
 
 
Stay-At-Home Seven: July 27 to August 2 by Amber Wilkinson

STAY-AT-HOME SEVEN: JULY 27 TO AUGUST 2 BY AMBER WILKINSON

Laura Cinemas across the UK are beginning to reopen - and you can read the guidance about staying safe here but if you don't fancy...

Nomadland to be NYFF centrepiece by Anne-Katrin Titze - 2020-07-27 14:32:29

NOMADLAND TO BE NYFF CENTREPIECE BY ANNE-KATRIN TITZE - 2020-07-27 14:32:29

Nomadland director Chloé Zhao Film at Lincoln Center has announced today that Chloé Zhao 's Nomadland, adapted from Jessica Bruder's...

 
 
 

INFAMOUS - JANE FAE - 16122

The revolution will not be televised. Thus spake Gil Scott Heron, a lifetime ago, and time has, broadly, proven him right. Because...

Olivia de Havilland dies by Jennie Kermode - 2020-07-26 18:47:01

OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND DIES BY JENNIE KERMODE - 2020-07-26 18:47:01

Olivia de Havilland in Gone With The Wind Olivia Havilland, who starred in Gone With The Wind and played Maid Marian opposite Errol...

 
 
 

OPUS OF AN ANGEL - JENNIE KERMODE - 16121

A troubled man who has given up on life. A blind girl lost all alone in Los Angeles. A chance meeting that will turn the man's life...

Streaming spotlight: seven deadly sins by Jennie Kermode

STREAMING SPOTLIGHT: SEVEN DEADLY SINS BY JENNIE KERMODE

This week we take a look at the sinful side of cinema with seven films that sum up the darker aspects of human behaviour and the compulsions...

 
 
 

SAINT FRANCES - AMBER WILKINSON - 16119

"I'm not going to get it," Bridget tells someone after her job interview to be a summer holiday nanny for six-year-old Frances. "I...

ALICE - JANE FAE - 16120

If you're looking for a stylish remake of Pretty Woman , with Parisian backdrop and Gallic je-ne-sais-quoi, then Alice is not for you....

 
 
 

MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE - JENNIE KERMODE - 16117

Paris has never looked creepier than in this sadly overlooked early Universal horror film - and never less like it does in real life,...

PIRANHAS - DONALD MUNRO - 16118

Piranhas is set amongst the teenage street gangs of Naples. The young men and boys who make up these piranha gangs career around on...

 
 
 



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