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Few young couples trying to get on the property ladder will have a worse time than Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg in Lorcan Finnegan's...

This filmmaker used Barbie dolls to storyboard her debut feature

THIS FILMMAKER USED BARBIE DOLLS TO STORYBOARD HER DEBUT FEATURE

Barbie is gaining momentum in the film industry. Not only is there a Greta Gerwig directed movie in the works, the iconic doll also...

 
 
 
The Perfect Candidate

THE PERFECT CANDIDATE

If you dare to look at any headlines the morning after an awards ceremony, you will most likely encounter a few “firsts”. The 2020...

Haifaa Al Mansour: ‘It's amazing to shape art in Saudi Arabia'

HAIFAA AL MANSOUR: ‘IT'S AMAZING TO SHAPE ART IN SAUDI ARABIA'

As the first female film director from Saudi Arabia, Haifaa Al Mansour's career has been built on breaking barriers. Her early, quietly...

 
 
 
Curzon Home Cinema launches online live Q&A series

CURZON HOME CINEMA LAUNCHES ONLINE LIVE Q&A SERIES

As we all attempt to find our feet amid global chaos, film distributors are having to work especially hard to keep things ticking over...

Crip Camp

CRIP CAMP

If you want to treat yourself to one good thing this week, let it be James Lebrecht and Nicole Newnham's inspiring new documentary,...

 
 
 
A new relief fund will provide aid to the UK's film and TV industries

A NEW RELIEF FUND WILL PROVIDE AID TO THE UK'S FILM AND TV INDUSTRIES

While everyone's attentions remain focused on the most urgent matters right now - curtailing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic,...

Why Luis Buñuel's bourgeois satires are perfect pandemic viewing

WHY LUIS BUÑUEL'S BOURGEOIS SATIRES ARE PERFECT PANDEMIC VIEWING

As people all around the world self-isolate in response to the coronavirus pandemic, there has naturally been a spike in viewing for...

 
 
 
Is quarantine viewing a time for edification or relaxation?

IS QUARANTINE VIEWING A TIME FOR EDIFICATION OR RELAXATION?

At least for me, the recent worldwide crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic has dredged up memories of “Time Enough at Last,”...

Creative homeschooling - the best educational shows to stream online

CREATIVE HOMESCHOOLING - THE BEST EDUCATIONAL SHOWS TO STREAM ONLINE

The times they are a-changing, but that doesn't mean we should all throw our routines out of the window. We need our daily rituals...

 
 
 
How Russ Meyer changed the face of American film

HOW RUSS MEYER CHANGED THE FACE OF AMERICAN FILM

There was no sex in Russ Meyer's early films. Throughout the 1950s, some filmmakers found a loophole in America's strict censorship...

Self-Made is a beautiful celebration of black hair and power

SELF-MADE IS A BEAUTIFUL CELEBRATION OF BLACK HAIR AND POWER

Sarah Breedlove had forgotten how to dream about a future that didn't involve her scrubbing her fingers to the bone as a washwoman....

 
 
 
Fire Will Come

FIRE WILL COME

Shots of lush greenery, verdant hillsides and the awe-striking spectacle of untrammelled, overgrown farmland blanketing the rolling...

Blow the Man Down

BLOW THE MAN DOWN

Blow the Man Down opens with an attention-grabbing group rendition of the eponymous sea shanty, which originated in the 19th century,...

 
 
 
Self-isolate with On Cinema at the Cinema

SELF-ISOLATE WITH ON CINEMA AT THE CINEMA

There's nothing quite like On Cinema. Concocted by comedians Tim Heidecker (of alternative comedy duo Tim & Eric fame) and Gregg Turkington...

Lockdown lessons from five of the best TV bottle episodes

LOCKDOWN LESSONS FROM FIVE OF THE BEST TV BOTTLE EPISODES

As we prepare to go - or have already gone - into lockdown mode, it's important to keep our minds occupied and off the new, dreaded...

 
 
 
Need a viewing recommendation? We're here to help

NEED A VIEWING RECOMMENDATION? WE'RE HERE TO HELP

As we adjust to the new normal, many of us suddenly find ourselves with a lot of time on our hands - minutes and hours that would otherwise...

Dogs Don't Wear Pants

DOGS DON'T WEAR PANTS

Thrilling Finnish feature Dogs Don't Wear Pants, from director J-P Valkeapää, is a drama about trauma and recovering from great loss,...

 
 
 
The Plot Against America makes for stark viewing in uncertain times

THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA MAKES FOR STARK VIEWING IN UNCERTAIN TIMES

In their latest venture into the HBO sphere, The Wire co-writers David Simon and Ed Burns abandon the streets of Baltimore once again,...

Your quarantine guide to streaming video in the UK and US

YOUR QUARANTINE GUIDE TO STREAMING VIDEO IN THE UK AND US

Everyone's pretty much stuck in the same boat at present: for the good of ourselves and the general public, we've all sequestered ourselves...

 
 
 



Scottish Secretary develops symptoms of coronavirus

Scottish Secretary develops symptoms of coronavirus

Britain's Secretary of State for Scotland Alister Jack Scottish Secretary Alister Jack has developed mild symptoms associated with coronavirus and is self-isolating, he has... Read more ...

Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Premier League CRISIS, eight West Ham stars...

Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Premier League CRISIS, eight West Ham stars showing symptoms, more events could be postponed

THE Premier League is in crisis with players facing a potential £100million-plus pay cut as the top-fight, EFL and PFA announced that “difficult decisions” would need to be... Read more ...

Bacary Sagna hits back at former Arsenal teammate Cesc Fabregas

Bacary Sagna hits back at former Arsenal teammate Cesc Fabregas

Bacary Sagna has hit back on claims made by his former Arsenal teammate and captain Cesc Fabregas, stating he was ‘surprised' to hear such critical comments by the player. The... Read more ...

'Help us': Passengers stranded on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship where 4...

'Help us': Passengers stranded on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship where 4 people have died say they're 'sitting ducks' and living a 'nightmare'

Passengers on the stranded MS Zaandam, a Holland America Line cruise ship where four passengers have died and there are confirmed coronavirus cases, are pleading for... Read more ...

Inside UK's first coronavirus mega-hospital

Inside UK's first coronavirus mega-hospital

The exhibition centre, in East London, will become the NHS Nightingale Hospital, creating an impressive 4,000 beds, kitted out with key medical equipment. Read more ...

Will Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway be aired this weekend?

Will Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway be aired this weekend?

Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway will air this weekend for a 'Best Bits'... Read more ...

Amanda Holden looks glam for boozy online 'girls night in' with celebrity pals

Amanda Holden looks glam for boozy online 'girls night in' with celebrity pals

Britain's Got Talent Judge Amanda Holden got all dressed up on Friday to drink champagne on video chat with friends including Lisa Faulkner, Angela Griffin and Sarah Parish. Read more ...

Scots warned to keep dogs from self-isolating households on leads in public

Scots warned to keep dogs from self-isolating households on leads in public

The latest advice from the Scottish Government applies to our four-legged friends. Read more ...

Chelsea should consider target swap with Arsenal

Chelsea should consider target swap with Arsenal

Football.London yesterday were linking Chelsea with Manuel Neuer and Arsenal with Carlos Soler. Meanwhile, Paul Merson was buying saying that Arsenal should be the ones chasing... Read more ...

Jamie Carragher names his Premier League team of the season. but two big...

Jamie Carragher names his Premier League team of the season. but two big Liverpool stars miss out!

Carragher named seven players from his old club but some of his omissions will come as a big shock to some, which included a player he previously described as Liverpool's 'most... Read more ...