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
by Robert Makin. Ahead of our special shorts night with International Review, and Ritzy Cinema, we’re featuring the directors and their short films. First up is Moo, a devilishly brilliant comedy that has beef with art pretension. It revolves around a young artist who is obsessed with cows and must decide between them and her peers at art school. We spoke with director and writer … Continue reading Ritzy Shorts Interview: Samuel Galloway & Moo!
“I am attracted to the absurd, because life is absurd.” It seems apt that these words would fall from Pippa Young’s lips as we talk on Friday evening. Bonding over a shared tin can injury (for which Young is recovering from,) the filmmaker is, despite her pain, celebrating her work Goathland, which is to be featured in the upcoming series Channel 4’s Random Acts, in … Continue reading “Life is absurd” – Pippa Young talks Goathland and C4 Random Acts
Getting your film in the coveted and prestigious BFI London Film Festival is the dream for many filmmaker and in autumn 2016, Alex Taylor made his mark by having his directorial debut, Spaceship, featured in the programme. With critics raving about how special it is, Spaceship has lifted off into the stratosphere of British independent films. The movie, revolving around teenager identity and a faked … Continue reading “A long, psychedelic, mind-bending journey” – Director Alex Taylor talks Spaceship