Christopher Nolan is currently one of cinema’s finest minds. Whether he’s directing a superhero film, or making your brain perform cartwheels whilst trying to comprehend the fourth dimensional reality of dreams, he is consistently capable of getting rear ends into seats. Such is his talent that the BFI have chosen to dedicate a season of films to him in his honour. Running from the 1st … Continue reading Christopher Nolan to Curate Film Season at BFI!
The temperature is slowly, but surely making its way upward and our evenings are beginning to get longer. This can only mean one thing; OPEN-AIR CINEMAS ARE COMING! This year, San Miguel, in conjunction with Picturehouse, are getting in on the action with open air screenings in West Norwood and Dulwich! West Norwood is hosting three fantastic films between the 26th and 28th of May; … Continue reading San Miguel’s Pop-Up Picturehouse!
Any animation lover will happily agree we have an amazing range of animation in production. Features and short films are being made in all animation mediums and the passion and level of storytelling has fully closed the gap once seen between them and live-action films. It really does feel to be a wonderful time for animation. Yet amongst the imagination, passion, and innovation of these … Continue reading Spark – Review
Ben Affleck has had a roller-coaster career. When he is good, he directs, writes, or performs so viscerally and amazingly; whether that be his penmanship in Good Will Hunting, Academy Award winning Argo, or his role in Gone Girl, Affleck has proven repeatedly that he can be talented and iconic. When he is bad, it all twists into either ridiculous outings such a Gigli and … Continue reading Live by Night – Review
Remember when Pirates of the Caribbean was exciting? I do. I remember being heading to the cinemas at the age of 14, one of my first cinema experiences, and finding myself overwhelmed with joy. The sea-faring escapade was devilishly good with a terrific villain in Captain Barbosa, special and creepy effects, adventure scenes that are amazing, and Jack Sparrow – a hilarious intoxicated anti-hero pirate … Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge – Review
It’s a curious thing when you hear about a band that is unequivocally one of the greatest musical groups in the world, but who are practically anonymous outside of their home country. Such is the way with X Japan, a heavy/speed metal/prog rock band from (unsurprisingly) Japan. They have been performing together since the early 1980’s, and have a variety of famous fans ranging from … Continue reading We Are X – Documentary Review