I start this December evening off by walking along the quiet, cold streets from Hackney Central station towards the welcoming stylised Hollywood Sign lights of the gorgeous new Hackney Picturehouse. Inside, I partake in the necessary beverage drinking to warm my cockles – having a bottle of the new London Fields Brewery Hackney Picturehouse Pale … Continue reading Messy Christmas with Midnight Movies
Terence Davies recently attended a live Q&A with a screening of his newest film THE DEEP BLUE SEA at Cambridge Arts Picturehouse. Gavin Midgely reviews.
Jack Piercy joined his chums, the Norwich Kitwitches, at Cinema City for a screening of THE BRITISH GUIDE TO SHOWING OFF.
After an argument, one ten year old boy hits another in the face with a stick. The next day, the parents meet to sort out things in a polite and civilized fashion. Let the politically correct mayhem commence! Mihai Kolcsar reviews Polanski’s latest.
This poetic and meditative documentary introduces the viewer to the writings of the German/English writer W. G. Sebald and mainly his novel “The Rings of Saturn” which focuses on the narrators trips around Suffolk. Mihai Kolcsar reviews.
The Cinecity event at Playgroup Brighton’s Blind Tiger bar and music venue opened with a looped series of local and international short films, which led up to an AV performance from Brighton band NORDIC GIANTS. Rosy Hunt reviews.
Walking through Norwich to the cinema is not usually a surprising experience, but Saturday’s visit was not a normal trip. A casual glance across the street and a man is carrying a ukelele…Jack Piercy reviews.
This month saw Aesthetica magazine’s first short film festival take place in some of York’s historic venues. Steve Williams reviews NOAH’S ARK and WELCOME TO ROMFORD, two of his favourite films from the programme.
Love, love, love. That’s what the first full feature from Liverpudlian film-maker Terence Davies’ in over ten years is about. It’s a brutal affair and THE DEEP BLUE SEA portrays it in all its horror. Euan Andrews reviews.
“The sound of AK-47s and lines such as ‘Hear’st thou Mars?’ do not mix well.” Mihai Kolcsar reviews Ralph Fiennes’ modernisation of CORIOLANUS.