by Becki Crossley The UK’s largest film festival celebrating female talent both in front of and behind the camera is back for its eighth year. From Wednesday 22nd to Sunday 26th November 2017, you can catch an incredible line-up of shorts, feature films, panels and events at venues across the city. Underwire was founded in 2010 by Gabriella Apicella and Gemma Mitchell, with the aim … Continue reading Underwire Festival: Celebrating Female Talent in Filmmaking
Colin Firth is one of our best actors and now he is setting sail in James Marsh’s latest biopic/real life film The Mercy. The film revolves around Donald Crowhurst, a man who decided to single-handedly circumnaviagte the globe without stopping. However, being an amateur sailor, he runs into many issues along the way. Especially as he has left his wife and children behind. Honestly? Much … Continue reading The Mercy – Brand New Trailer!
Love in the city is hard. It’s a tricky beast, people weaving in and out of love under the London skyline. A lot of films have tried to capture this and portray it on the big screen. We end up with sickly awkward but genuinely sweet movies such as Love Actually or Man Up. But Mercedes Gowers’ Brakes is a toe-curling and intimately emotional indie … Continue reading Brakes – Brand New Trailer!
It’s not very often I see a film that I am utterly enthralled with that I actively put off writing about it. There is a general sense of falseness as I write this; like I’m putting on the mask of a critic in order to explain what captivated me so but the words all seem hollow. Awkwardly shuffling in my seat, my fingers hesitating over … Continue reading Unpopped Kernels: Macbeth (2015)
Game of Thrones has been a cultural phenomenon. It is one of those shows that transcends every background and age – people are hooked upon a mystical world of death, dragons, and power-plays. Launching the careers of several a prominent actors, Game of Thrones is now a definitive television series that is at season seven. If you’ve missed the show OR you are just so … Continue reading Game of Thrones – Prince Charles Cinema Marathon
“Seeing is not believing, it’s the other way round. Believe and you will see.” The Orphanage (El Orfanato in Spanish) is a supernatural thriller movie. I’m sure I heard a lot of you sigh. After all there is a check list for supernatural horror/thriller movies and on the surface; The Orphanage seems to tick them all. Dilapidated old building? Check. A vast old history? Check. … Continue reading The Orphanage (El Orfanato) – 10th Anniversary