After votes and suggestions from the entire TAKE ONE team, after dozens of festivals, hundreds of short and feature films our 2018 awards are ready to be handed out.
Inspired by viewings at French Film Festival UK, Luka Vukos examines two pieces of work from French auteurs.
Bernadett Tuza-Ritter explains the story behind her documentary A WOMAN CAPTURED, which screened at the Cambridge Film Festival this year.
Franchises succeed by embracing the necessity of healthy change, writes Alice Pullen. But does the latest FANTASTIC BEASTS smell of success?
TRAINSPOTTING: a film about poverty, choices & identity. Societies allowing Begbie to exist are more brutal & manic than he is, writes Sammy Andie Bennett.
Leon Lee, director of HUMAN HARVEST (2014) and LETTER FROM MASANJIA (2018), offers three strong pointers for any would-be documentary filmmaker.
Drew Goddard has a history of dabbling with ‘genre’ pieces. But what is ‘genre fiction’? Snobbishly speaking, we could say it’s the home of vampires, hard-boiled detectives, robots, dragons – and anything else that doesn’t have the decency to be concerned with good old-fashioned real life. ‘Genre fiction’ is anything that doesn’t deserve the respect … Continue reading Bad times at the Cabin in the Woods
At 90 years old and still creating visionary cinema, Agnes Varda is truly inspirational, writes Lucy Amos.
Women Over 50 Film Festival celebrates the work of older women on both sides of the camera. They look to older women to drive our stories – as film-makers and performers – and are one of only two film festivals worldwide that are specifically geared towards older women. Rosy Hunt spoke to festival director Nuala … Continue reading Women Over Fifty Film Festival
Alice Pullen takes an in-depth look at the pitfalls and successes of the found-footage format.