TAKE ONE writers have voted on Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short and Best Festival for 2012 as well as some one-off awards from individual writers. Cover image by Harry Hunt.
Koutaiba Al-Janabi’s LEAVING BAGHDAD is an intimate, unpolished road movie in which we accompany a gentle immigrant on his journey from Iraq to London. The Independent Film Trust and the Cambridge Film and Media Academy are organising a free screening at Magdalene College in March.
With the gathering momentum of Future Shorts, the world’s biggest global pop-up film festival, Spring 2013 is certainly going to be worth seeing, writes Edd Elliott.
Guest writer Simon Baron-Cohen, who introduced the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse screening of WHAT’S EATING GILBERT GRAPE?, looks at the film’s portrayal of autism.
As Roger Ebert said, watched today this film reads like prophecy. NETWORK is the latest in our TAKEOVER series.
Liam Jack reports back from the London Short Film Festival, where he spoke to filmmakers Fran Broadhurst and Mathy Tremewan about guerrilla filmmaking, the power of music and alien abduction.
Corporate takeovers – love ’em or hate ’em, when a pesky bully from the future is involved, you ain’t got nothing coming.
Dustin Hoffman and Lily Tomlin are existential detectives who you could hire to investigate the meaning of your life. Their nemesis is Isabelle Huppert. Hilarity ensues.
Edd Elliott offers the first in a series of cautionary tales on the topic of corporate takeovers. What does Nora Ephron have to teach us?
Rich pickings at this year’s Underwire Film Festival at the Ritzy in Brixton included panel discussions, one-to-one support events for filmmakers and a generous helping of short film screenings. Jo Shaw reviews.