Film Festivals

Under My Skin – A fresh and heartfelt exploration of non-binary gender identity

Under My Skin is currently awaiting a nationwide release date, and this post will be updated when one becomes available. With its world premiere at this years Raindance, Australian writer-director David O’Donnell’s Under My Skin is a fresh, delicate yet captivating exploration of gender. In a movie that joyously unpicks and rewrites the classic romantic drama. Reflecting a diversity of …

Amplify Film Festival: A brand new collaborative online festival

Four of the UK’s largest regional film festivals have come together to create AMPLIFY!, a collaborative online festival, bringing their distinct regional voices to a wider audience across the UK. The inaugural virtual festival offers an entertaining, diverse programme of films online from Friday, 6 November to Sunday, 22 November 2020. The event will stream with a full programme of …

The World We Knew – An enthralling and captivating supernatural crime drama

The World We Knew had its world premiere at FrightFest 2020. This post will be updated with future release dates when they become available. An abandoned and neglected farmhouse sits proudly among the rolling fields of its birth. Its location far from public view; its mysteries engrained in the fabric of its crumbling facade. But, despite its looks, life remains …

Benny Loves You: We talk to writer, actor and director Karl Holt

Benny Loves You is showing at FrightFest Saturday 24th October We all had that one cuddly toy as a child that had pride of place at our side. And if you didn’t, then, to be frank, you are simply abnormal and probably a psychopath. For me, as a child, that special furry friend was ‘Charlie’ the monkey. His extra-long arms …

Don’t Look Back: We talk to writer, producer and director Jeffrey Reddick about his latest picture

Kurt Cobain once said, “If you’re a really mean person you’re going to come back as a fly and eat poop”. In many ways, this seems unfair to the humble fly, but, it does point to a belief in karma. A conviction embedded in diverse cultures, religions and social structures since the dawn of humanity; the need for us all …

Quick Picks @ LFF – The Intruder, Wildfire and Bad Tales

With so many movies on offer at the London Film Festival, it can be difficult to plough through all the full-length reviews. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered, as our popular Quick Picks brings you a range of festival favourites without the long review. Instead, these quick picks offer a summary of our thoughts alongside our star rating. Our …

The Human Voice: Pedro Almodóvar’s English language debut arrives in cinemas this November

The Human Voice arrives in cinemas nationwide from the 7th November Pathé have today announced that the new short film, THE HUMAN VOICE, directed by Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar, starring Tilda Swinton, will be launched on 7 November 2020 at a Special Event Screening in cinemas across the UK. The film will be followed by a pre-recorded Q&A with Almodóvar …

Cicada – Love and companionship open the door to rebirth and recovery

Cicada is currently awaiting a nationwide UK release date There are approximately 3,000 species of Cicada in our world; their lives spent mainly underground before emerging into the light to mate, and fly free. In their debut feature, director’s Matt Fifer and Kieran Mulcare reflect the lifecycle of this delicate yet complex insect. In a film, where the darkness of …

Industry – Sex, finance and ruthless ambition

Industry premieres on BBC Two and iPlayer 10th November If you like TV drama to be bold, daring and thoroughly addictive, then we have an electrifying treat for you. With the BBC, HBO and Bad Wolf production, Industry hitting your screens this Autumn. And if your tired of TV drama that dwells in romance, crime and family melodrama; Industry may …

Wolfwalkers – Undoubtedly one of the best animated movies of the year

Wolfwalkers premieres on Apple TV+ December 11th, 2020 The year is 1650, the place Kilkenny, Ireland, where Oliver Cromwell’s puritanical subjugation of the Irish is well underway. With villages controlled through the iron-like grip of the English, slowly growing into towns; eating the once ancient woodland around them. It is here where we meet Bill (Sean Bean) a robust, northern …