Open City Documentary: The Great Wall – Review

Immigration is high on everyone’s minds at the moment. We are truly gripped by the debate. In the UK, a tentative battle between sides sees the throes of people looking to find solace in less dangerous countries thrust into political and heated arguments. As Leave and Remain camps rage on with their views, hoping to sway the public to make a deafening vote this coming … Continue reading Open City Documentary: The Great Wall – Review

Open City Documentary: The Occupiers – Review

The 99% is a phrase that has seeped into common awareness in the years since the great financial crash of 2008. The level of wealth inequality in the 21st century is staggering, currently it is estimated that the richest 1% of Americans hold more wealth than the poorest 90% put together. With statistics like this, it is no wonder that the past decade or so … Continue reading Open City Documentary: The Occupiers – Review

The Secret Life of Pets – Review

Have you ever wondered what our pets get up to once we leave the house? Do they sit and wait for us to return? Do they enjoy our absence and let loose? Illumination Entertainment, the humans behind the Despicable Me franchise as well as spin off The Minion Movie aim to answer this age old question in their latest animated adventure, The Secret Life of … Continue reading The Secret Life of Pets – Review

We Talk Movies On Podcasts: Episode 1

When Marnie Was There with these Nice Guys, a Preacher and their Boss! Greetings wanderer of the audio wasteland, you look weary. Why not sit awhile, put your feet up and indulge yourself in our first foray into the world of podcasts! Indeed, we here at We Make Movies on Weekends decided that it wasn’t enough to just make films and write about them, no! … Continue reading We Talk Movies On Podcasts: Episode 1

Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom to open the BFI London Film Festival 2016!

BFI London Film Festival is THE place to go when you want to watch evocative cinema. Despite a tirade of film festivals coming our way throughout the year, London Film Festival (LFF) has always stood out. Time and time again, we revel in the gloriousness that is the And now the opening film for 2016’s season has been announced! Drum roll please…. It is Amma … Continue reading Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom to open the BFI London Film Festival 2016!

The Fundamentals of Caring – Brand New Trailer!

Netflix are making movies and they are glorious. Between Special Correspondents and The Square, the VOD service has become high on the list of distributors producing truly original stuff. Next on their lists, however, is Paul Rudd drama-comdy The Fundamentals of Caring. This brand new Netflix film The Fundamentals of Caring alongside the young and talented Craig Roberts. Together they portray a carer and a disabled young … Continue reading The Fundamentals of Caring – Brand New Trailer!