It often takes a comedian who looks inwards and excavates intimacy and puts it into a terrific film. Bo Burnham looks to do exactly that with his upcoming venture Eighth Grade.
The film revolves around Kayla, a young girl who finds it tricky to fit in school and social media.
With critical acclaim already, Eighth Grade seems to be a terrific and sentimental piece that accurately portrays that awkward middle moment between childhood and teenagerdom. What do you think?
Eighth Grade is out April 25th!
The Hunger Games and Divergent series meet and set sail in this ocean based drama.
Sam Claflin and Shailene Woodley star in Adrift, the story of a couple, Tami and Richard, who take to the seas only to find themselves in the midst of worst hurricane ever. When Richard is injured, it is up to the inexperienced Tami to sail them to safety.
With two great leading actors and a fantastic story-line, this looks to be a terrific drama. What do you think?
Adrift is out later this year!
The BFI are at it again with their incredible film events, this time it’s a whole day dedicated to Working Class Heroes, taking place on 14th April.
Celebrating the best of working class talent both in front of and behind the camera, the event features a series of fascinating work shops and discussions, with some exceptional talent ready to present. Maxine Peake will be delivering a talk on her extensive career, Phantom Thread star Lesley Manville and BIFA Most Promising Newcomer winner Naomi Ackles will be giving interviews in a section called The Acting Class Live, and How To Make It will feature industry professionals giving advice on how to get your stories told as a working class individual.
For a more hands on experience, Best in the Scene will be a practical session for young working class actors lead by Line of Duty star Craig Parkinson and casting directors Shaheen Baig and Des Hamilton, as well as representatives from some of the country’s leading drama schools and youth groups. Industry professionals will offer insight into the role of money and class in the film industry in Class and the Green Light, and on stage debate about what class means in 2018 during Who is the Working Class Hero?, topped off by screenings of excellent British films like Second Coming and Mona Lisa.
BFI South Bank’s Working Class Heroes is on 14th April, don’t miss out on some exciting and informative events.
Sometimes when our world becomes too much, we venture into others such as the one in I Kill Giants.
Directed by Anders Walter, I Kill Giants revolves around a teenage girl who escapes the realities of school by retreating to a magical realm to defeat colossal monsters that attack her quiet town. With the help of new friends, can she learn to face her friends.
Parts Bridge to Terabithia, parts A Monster Calls, I Kill Giants looks great. The wildly inventive adventurous film looks to have a lot of heart and interest. What do you think?
I Kill Giants is in cinemas 6th April!
Everyone loves Oscar Isaac. That chiselled jaw, those wonderful eyes, that huge talent. We’re smitten. So we’re happy to see him cast in a romantic drama!
Also starring Olivia Wilde, the film revolves around a couple who lead a multi-generational love story that spans decades and continents.
With a Cloud Atlas vibe to it, this certainly looks to be special. What do you think?
Life Itself is out January 2019