Where did the idea come from? When I was young, I read a book called The World Upside Down by Christopher Hill that transforms British History. The 17th century was so fascinating but I couldn’t find the right way in to the characters. Then I had this eureka moment and decided to make it a Western set in that time period. I wanted to boil … Continue reading “Fanny is inspired by real life people who fought for their voices to be heard” – Director Thomas Clay talkes Fanny Lye Deliver’d
Imagine meeting your girlfriends parents for the first time with the sole intention of killing her father? That’s the plot of the ultra-violent but blisteringly funny dark comedy Why Don’t You Just Die! Available to buy on Blu-Ray and Digital today, we were lucky enough to speak to director Kirill Sokolov about this feature debut! This is a fantastic and crazy film, what gave you … Continue reading “You can build a lot of comedy from real life.” – We spoke to Kirill Sokolov about Why Don’t You Just Die!
True History of the Kelly Gang is a remarkable and brutal film which sees a unique perspective on famous outlaw Ned Kelly. Tackling this new vision, based on a book by Peter Carey, is Australian director Justin Kurzel, famed for his debut Snowtown and his magnificent version of Macbeth. Movies on Weekends got to sit down with Kurzel to find out more about the making … Continue reading “It’s about demoting the legend” – Justin Kurzel talks True History of the Kelly Gang
Sasha Lane burst onto the scene in Andrea Arnolds evocative and powerful American Honey. Since she has made waves in movies such as The Miseducation of Cameron Post and Hearts Beat Loud. Now she stars in psychological horror Daniel Isn’t Real, which looks tackles a man who struggles with his mental health and violent imaginary friend. We spoke to Sasha about her role as Cassie … Continue reading “This is the kinda thing people deal with on a daily basis” – Sasha Lane talks Daniel Isn’t Real
Acclaimed director François Ozon returns to the big screen with his powerful drama which sees three men who take on the Catholic Church after being abused by a priest still actively working with children. We spoke to actor Denis Ménochet about his role in By The Grace of God. How are you doing today? I’m very good – the weather is awful though. How do … Continue reading “The focus had to be on the fight.” – Denis Ménochet talks By the Grace of God
Unlikeable characters are wonderful. The anti-hero who has killed a multitude of people yet has a secret heart of gold always win over the almighty hero or villain. Those type of villains that grapple with consequence and demons. Anti-heroes are on the rise in cinema from Travis Bickle to Bruce Robertson in Filth. This even includes blockbuster hits such as John Wick, Thor: Ragnarok, and … Continue reading Extracurricular – Frightfest 2019 Review