Dialogue in film is a tetchy thing. For students starting out on the rocky road of film-making, we’re drummed into us that you have to show more than you tell. Stripping back lines allows an actor, a moment, or a visual say more than you’ve ever done before. Good talking has to be done well; lyrically and with meaning. Exposition is exposed easily, forced poignancy … Continue reading The Pyramid Texts – Review
Media and art are always change. Evolving, adapting, struggling for change, every medium is pressured to mould itself into something new. Every so often they collide magnificently in projects so bewilderingly perfect, it becomes a must for every art fan. For band You Cry Wolf, they have wrapped their talented music around the visual stylings of young film-maker Agathe Barré. Their live music performance Only … Continue reading Only God – You Cry Wolf and Agathe Barré Immersive Experience
Sharks. They’re jerks, right? I mean, all you’re doing is pouring blood to get them hankering from some juicy meat then dipping into their home in a flimsy cage. What kind of asshole just then tries to straight up eat you? Right? RIGHT? ! Yes folks, it’s that time of year where we get to take horror takes a bite and pushes us into the … Continue reading 47 Metres Down – Brand New Trailer!
There’s something that is strangely alluring when it comes to B-Movies. The amount of love that goes into them, whilst still looking very obviously cheap and tacky, creates a sense of warped nostalgia for the halcyon days of schlock horror and action films of the 80’s. Of course, nowadays, as we mine our past for films and genres to bring back, there has been something … Continue reading Sci-Fi London Festival: Neil Stryker and the Tyrant of Time – Review
TV is certainly on a high-right now. In fact, due to the popularity of Netflix, Amazon Video, and other VOD services, more people are flocking to worship the small TV box over the great cinema screen that once took prominence in our media religion. You could say the Old God of Films has been replaced by the New Gods of Television… Neither is good or … Continue reading American Gods – “The Bone Orchard” Review
The post-apocalyptic world is always a good way of adding instant drama to your film. The lack of resources, the unknown reason for the destruction, and the slow reveal which carries a strong message relating to a topic that the gathered audience can digest in their own time, are all great plot-points if they are done well. After watching Diverge, you can tell that director … Continue reading Sci-Fi London Festival: Diverge – Review