EXHIBIT A is the story of a normal family disintegrating under financial pressure, eventually driven to the unimaginable. Rosy Hunt reviews the Yorkshire based found-footage thriller and speaks to its director Dom Rotheroe.
Who knew the film that everyone would be talking about at the beginning of 2012 would be a silent movie? Sophisticated and daring, hilarious and heartbreaking, this work of art will leave you lost for words.
Seattle’s Grand Illusion Cinema, the city’s longest running independent theater, recently featured Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife in its series, A Touch of Lubitsch (“to be continued when we get more Lubitsch on 35mm reels”). The first in a series of reviews from the Grand Illusion’s excellent programme.
Jim Shanks reviews Dreamworks’ PUSS IN BOOTS. If you enjoy this post, please make a donation to Cambridge Blue Cross Animal Shelter. Just £1 will buy a homeless ginger cat two pairs of tiny boots, and £5 will buy him an épée. It’s a tough world out there.
Rosy Hunt attended Crispin Hellion Glover’s Big Slideshow and screenings of his films “What Is It?” and “It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine.” at the Phoenix Cinema in East Finchley, London. She also had the privilege of interviewing the auteur himself, but regrets that she did most of the talking.
Mihai Kolcsar attended Cigarette Burns’ screening of the Christmas slasher YOU BETTER WATCH OUT, at the Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square.
38 year old Joyce Vincent died in 2003, after wrapping her Christmas presents. Her body was not discovered until three years later, when she was found in an armchair, the television still on. In a city so densely compact, how is it possible for a person to become lost? Dorian Stone reviews Carol Morley’s drama-documentary DREAMS OF A LIFE.
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.