Articles Posted in the " london " Category

  • 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 […]

  • Lipstikka (15)

    Dir. Jonathan Sagall, Israel/UK, 2014, 90 mins, in English/Arabic/Hebrew with subtitles Cast: Clara Khoury, Nataly Attiya, Daniel Caltagirone, Moran Rosenblatt, Ziv Weiner, Taliesin Knight Review by Derek Parkinson A life disrupted by past events is a familiar, often effective plot device. Characters seeking escape to a new life are foiled by the reappearance of a […]

  • The X-Men Experience – free and only at Sky Studios, The O2, London

    Enter into your very own X-Men augmented reality experience to see what it is like to be like Wolverine, Magneto or Storm, and marvel at original costumes and props from X-Men: Days of Future Past – free and only at Sky Studios, The O2, London What: The ultimate X-Men experience in celebration of the release […]

  • 58th BFI London Film Festival blog

    Worlds fall apart – editorial by Colin Dibben A film festival is a showcase for the range of contemporary cinematic activity, from restorations to prestige award-winners, from titles that will put ‘bums on seats’ in the more respectable multiplex screens to ‘easy come, easy go’ indie titles and those challenging films that are unlikely to […]

  • Pride (15) Film Review

    Dir. Matthew Warchus, UK, 2014, 120 mins Cast:  Ben Schnetzer, Imelda Staunton, Andrew Scott, Bill Nighy, Dominic West, Paddy Considine Review by Carol Allen  The film is based on the real life story of UK gay and lesbian activists, who collected money and worked with the miners during their strike in 1984.  So it has some echoes of Billy Elliott and […]

  • The horror that burns calories…

    A recent study of film viewers undertaken by Brunel University London, one of the UK’s leading research universities, has found that a single viewing of new horror As Above, So Below can burn over 150 calories. It was found that, on average, viewers burnt 154 calories during the film’s play (40 more than an average* […]

  • Tony Benn: Will and Testament – The Town Hall Screening Tour

    Will and Testament is a moving and informative tribute to Tony Benn – political firebrand, prolific diarist, writer, charismatic anti-war campaigner, husband and father. Tony participated extensively in the making of the film, which was completed prior to his death in March 2014. This unique autobiographical film will be released at cinemas from 3rd October […]

  • Secret Cinema – Weekend Cancellations

    Secret Cinema Presents Back to the Future, is our most ambitious production to date out of the 45 large scale productions.  Unfortunately, we have experienced some difficulties and have had to cancel tonight along with the remainder of this first weekend and plan to re-open next Thursday 31 July. We are hugely sorry for what we are sure […]