When people think of dramas centred around the working class in Britain, you think of EastEnders, gangster flicks, or kitchen sink dramas. The varying interpretations of working class people on TV and film range from gritty and naturalistic, to stylized and extreme. With new film Sink, director Mark Gillis takes his drama back to the more natural, if darker side of the spectrum. Focusing on … Continue reading Sink – Review
As festival season approaches, the East End Film Festival is returning to it’s usual spring slot to deliver another celebration of some of the best films the world has to offer this year. Let’s take a look at this year’s line up. Opening the festival this year is Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat, a documentary exploring the pre-fame years of the celebrated … Continue reading East End Film Festival 2018 – Line-Up
Summer has been and gone– sunshine, drinks in the park and of course festivals loom over as excitement and smiles spread across faces from ear to ear. For most of us music is a cathartic release; a form of escapism to shut the real world up for a bit and for rebel of a teen Mia it’s exactly that. As part of the East End … Continue reading Access All Areas – Review
Watching a film is always a pleasurable experience in some form or other, be it an independent short that has put its heart and soul into every little detail and allows you to discuss the intricacies that make it so unique and wonderful, to a run of the mill blockbuster sequel that was clearly created by the studio because the previous five films in the … Continue reading 8:30 – East End Film Festival Review
Good films deserve to be celebrated, that’s why we’re so fond of the East End Film Festival; now in it’s 16th year, the EEFF never fails to provide stunning film experiences to those lucky enough to go. This year, they’re breaking tradition a little, by moving out of their summer slot and into June for five long weekends of fantastic films, focusing on five essential … Continue reading East End Film Festival 2017 – The Line Up!