Film

Venice Film Festival: Which films should you look out for?

On 5th July 2017, the organisers of the Venice International Film Festival (or Venice Biennale if you prefer) announced that actress Annette Bening would be acting as the jury president. Yes folks, it’s that time of year again as the summer to early autumn film festivals begin to select their …

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Baby Driver

An introduction to… Edgar Wright

This week sees Edgar Wright bring us his latest release, the musical action-comedy Baby Driver. What can you say about the man? He’s one of Britain’s most prominent writer-directors and one of the major tenants of modern comedy. Thus, in celebration of the release of Baby Driver, we have just …

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An introduction to… the films of David Lynch

It’s been over twenty years since it last aired on television, and it has also been over ten years since he last did anything cinematic or TV-based, but both Twin Peaks and its creator David Lynch have returned to our screens at last. Born in 1946 and moving all across …

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5 of the best comic book adaptations

This Friday sees the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 from the Marvel Cinematic Universe stable and onto screens. We seem to have come a long way since comic book and superhero adaptations first came into the cinematic conscious, from the 1920s and 30s with the likes of …

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Love cult and classic cinema? Check out these 5 movies from Arrow

We’ve touched on numerous British film distributors over the past few months, including the BFI, StudioCanal’s UK branch and Eureka’s Masters of Cinema collection. Well, now it’s time to talk about another UK distributor of films old and new, native and foreign, niche and mainstream. Of course we are talking …

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The best new independent films coming out in 2017

In 2016, we were treated to aliens from another world, song-and-dance numbers, a quest in dealing with loss, the lives of the gay black community in the 305, Marvel continuing their winning streak and countless foreign language and documentary features, and 2017 seems to be continuing with that trend. However …

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