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The Lossen – From the streets of rural Bedfordshire to the silver screen

Bedfordshire may not immediately spring to mind when thinking about filmmaking. But the County actually has a long history of supporting high quality filmmaking both big and small. From the outstanding The Dark Knight at Cardington Hangers to Eyes Wide Shut at Luton Hoo. Bedfordshire has played host to number of big productions over the years. And now following in …

Is the BBC a British institution worth defending?

Over the past ten years the BBC has faced more and more criticism from a British public increasingly divided into right-wing and left-wing political camps. Bringing accusations surrounding the BBC’s impartiality in both news and programming. With the right-wing claiming the corporation has a left bias and the left claiming it is in the pocket of the right. Attacks that …

Available to Stream or Buy Now – Burning

Lee Chang-dong’s Burning is a revelation in cinematic artistry. Providing us with a mystery thriller based short story by Haruki Murakami. Combined with the style and delivery of the late great Alfred Hitchcock. As we taken on a journey into the complexities of obsession, jealousy and hidden desire. While also embodying modern South Korea and its drive towards a consumerist utopia, …

Now Available to Stream or Buy – Destroyer

Gritty and dark, Nicole Kidman’s portrayal of a police officer unraveling through guilt is outstanding. Destroyer offers us a slow burn drama with complexity and stark imagery. Some will find it too slow, and Destroyer does suffer from some side stories that add little to its structure. Despite this its a compelling watch leading to a beautifully constructed ending if …

Now Available to Stream or Buy – Vice

Powerful, challenging and utterly compelling. Vice is one of the most intelligent and accessible pieces of political film making to grace our screens in many years. Deeply uncomfortable at times, yet beautifully directed and performed. Vice is a masterful exploration of power, misinformation and manipulation in modern democracy. This is a film everyone should see and everyone should discuss. Vice …