A couple of years ago, there was a film called The Big Short. It is basically about the 2008 Banking Crisis. Instead of being an intimate look at those on the ground who lost all of their money due to some terrible decisions by people who would probably sneer at “common folk,” the film focused on the men who saw an opportunity to earn some … Continue reading East End Film Festival: The Outsider – Review
by Kirsty Jones Hippopotamus is the debut feature from Edward Palmer; a story of captivity, or so we’re led to believe. Ruby wakes up in a cell, legs broken and face-to-face with her captor who tells her that she cannot leave until she falls in love with him. His threat is not sexual but emotional, which immediately jars against what we would expect. Men prey … Continue reading East End Film Festival: Hippopotamus – Review
Denzel Washington on a revenge mission for Chloe Mortez in a movie based on a popular television series? Well, many many people were sold with that concept. Now we’re luckily getting a sequel to the surprising smash action-thriller hit. Washington returns a role which sees him as an unflinching warrior for justice within America’s Underbelly. We’re very excited about this upcoming sequel that also has … Continue reading The Equalizer 2 – Brand New Trailer!
Sundance is one of the most acclaimed film festivals of the year. It is the tester festival, in many ways, where independent movies come out and try to find their audience. Then with critical and audience pushes, the films filter out into the general public. Though this is confined in North America, Londoners are lucky enough to get their own version with Picturehouse Central’s Sundance … Continue reading Sundance Film Festival – London 2018
Rupert Everett is one of our favourite actors. It’s exciting that he fronts this critically acclaimed movie. Everett plays acclaimed literary figure Oscar Wilde at the end of his days. Penniless and in poor health, having been imprisoned in England, for his love affair. Now treated as a pariah and his body failing him, he survives on his wit and creativity. This looks to be … Continue reading The Happy Prince – Brand New Trailer!