Articles Posted in the " london " Category

  • I Am Ali Interview

    Carlie Newman meets Muhammad Ali’s daughters Maryam & Hana and director of I Am Ali Clare Lewins. Unprecedented access to Muhammad Ali’s personal archive of “audio journals” as well as interviews and testimonials from his inner circle of family and friends are used to tell the legend’s life story. In Cinemas 28th November 2014

  • New Directors from Japan (15) Home Entertainment Review

    Dir. Various, Japan, 2014, 170 mins, in Japanese with English subtitles Review by Jennifer Chuks Third Window Films presents this sampler of the best work by Japanese first-time directors. Director: Kosuke Takaya – Buy Bling, Get One Free This fashion-fuelled, style-sampling cotton crazy movie has Japan written all over it. The eccentric, fashion conscious lead Kamono […]

  • ELECTRICITY starring Agyness Deyn in Cinemas Dec 12

    Electricity is an astonishing journey seen through the eyes of a young woman whose epilepsy brings extraordinary hallucinations as she searches for her lost brother. Lilly O’Connor (Deyn) – brash, sexy, witty – lives on the Northeast coast away from the world and her past. But when her mother dies, the past draws Lily back […]

  • There’s Something About Susan (E)

    Dir. Lottie Gammon, UK, 2013, 99 mins Cast: Susan Boyle, Steven Mackintosh (narrator). Review by Jennifer Chuks It is surprising that a documentary about one of the most successful singers in the world should focus on the shortcomings of a reality show finalist, but then this is a film about none other than Susan Boyle. […]

  • Being Nice (E)

    Dir. Andrew Blackburn, UK, 2014, 85 mins Cast: Jessica Francis, Alex Warren, Jackie Howe, Tommy Vine Review by Daniel Woburn Andrew Blackburn’s personal, improvised take on a grad’s first foray into soulless commercialism post-Uni feels lived, benefiting from Blackburn’s own experiences in the advertising industry. The story follows Jen (a credible Jessica Francis in her […]

  • The Day the Earth Caught Fire (12)

    Dir. Val Guest, UK, 1961, 100 mins Cast: Edward Judd, Leo McKern, Janet Munro Review by Colin Dibben This classic British science fiction thriller, directed and co-written by Val Guest (The Quatermass Experiment, When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth … uh … Confessions of a Window Cleaner), has been newly re-mastered by the BFI National Archive […]

  • DICK WHITTINGTONwill be shown live in cinemas on 7th December 2014

    For the first time ever, a live performance of a pantomime will be screened in cinemas! Starring Britain’s Got Talent winner Ashleigh & Pudsey, the live screening of the family spectacular Dick Whittington will also feature Ben Faulks, AKA Mr Bloom from CBeebies, and Bristol pantomime legend Andy Ford. Dick Whittington tells the rags to […]

  • Found-footage Dinosaur Movie ‘Extinction’ gets Distribution Deal

    Award-Winning film producer Ben Lloyd Holmes The Hike, Art Of Darkness has announced his latest production, the ambitious, found-footage Dinosaur movie Extinction, will be distributed by High Fliers. Extinction stars Ben Loyd Holmes Skyfall, Da Vinci’s Demons alongside Sarah Mac Secret Diary Of A Call Girl, Neil Newbon Hollyoaks, Daniel Caren Pulling, Ernesto Cantu World […]

  • Experience The Interstellar European Premiere Live In 360 Degrees

    The European Premiere of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar takes place tomorrow night at 6pm (Wednesday 29th October) in London’s Leicester Square. You can join the live stream showing all the action from the red carpet including the world-first fully interactive 360 degree camera. Those expected to attend include cast members Matthew McConnaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain […]

  • Jimi: All Is By My Side (15) Film Review

    Dir. John Ridley, US/UK, 2013, 118 mins Starring: Andre Benjamin, Imogen Poots, Kathy Etchingham, Adrian Lester Review by Martin Goolsarran There are some names that need no introduction, some images that are instantly iconic and some music that makes such an immortal impression that that it never fades-out; there are only a few in the […]