Why do we make films? Why do filmmakers go through the struggle to produce a cinematic ventures? Why do we do it? After all, many, MANY of the films that are being produced yearly never reach a wide audience or lift off the ground. You read anything about directors, writers, and producers behind the scenes, you know that projects fall through and it’s extremely upsetting … Continue reading Steve McQueen: The Mans & Le Mans – Review
Mo Farah is one of England’s greatest sporting legends, and it is important to remind ourselves of that. Especially when we are sliding ever closer to obesity from our more sedentary lifestyles. Mo Farah: No Easy Mile is a documentary that follows the Olympic Gold Medallist around and looks at his rather idyllic life and where he originally came from. The latest trailer features lots … Continue reading Mo Farah: No Easy Mile – Brand New Trailer!
To many, space is the last boundary (our final frontier, if you wish to quote a certain science fiction franchise) the one place that 99.9% of us will never travel to in our lifetimes, barring the space tourism industry finally taking off and several million pounds magically falling into our pockets. Regardless, since the late 1950’s and the advent of the Space Race between USA … Continue reading BFI London Film Festival: Houston, We Have a Problem! – Review
The public rail system rarely seems to get good press, especially if you’re a regular commuter (doubly so if you ride on a line that is seeing industrial action.) However, for Darius McCollum, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, there is a special song hidden within the rhythm of the wheels and the routine of the timetable, which is shown in Adam Irving’s debut feature documentary Off … Continue reading Raindance Film Festival 2016: Off The Rails – Review
The gravitas of Brian De Palma and his works is absolutely astounding. From his beginnings in the 1960’s to now, there are few who can claim to have had such an impact on the medium of films. Now, it is time for him to give back some of his love and passion for his work in a new documentary focussed on him by Noah Baumbach … Continue reading De Palma – Brand New Trailer!
by Anne Hunt I accidentally stumbled upon a trailer the other day of a film called Tickled. So I did what everybody would do and watched the trailer. And before I go on to the actual film, I’d like to point out that the trailer is a master-class in doing it’s job – getting you to scream “But what happens next? When and where can … Continue reading Tickled – Review