Running from now until mid-April, “Bugsy Malone – A Live Cinema Experience” follows from the incredible interactive success of Secret Cinema. Cheap and completely unpredictable, new ventures are beginning to show drama, action and magic is beginning to spark in the audience, not just on the screen.
SCI-FI SATURDAY SECRET MATINEES at the Grand Illusion Cinema! Space Madness! Steampunk Adventures! Beasts From Beyond! March 24th was the final installment of the 2012 three-month series.
Title aside, on the surface there is plenty in this life-story to tickle anticipation: the return of Cameron Crowe; the ever-entertaining Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson; and plenty of animals and kids. What could possibly go wrong?
Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie is both more and less of the same: fans of Awesome Show, Great Job will love it or hate it accordingly.
THE KID WITH A BIKE marks Belgian brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s return to one of their most cherished themes: childhood in its troubling facets.
Very loosely based on Thomas Hardy’s ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’, Michael Winterbottom’s TRISHNA transposes the tragic romance to the vibrant, racy setting of India.
In L’Apollonide, a 19th century French brothel, the very air breathes opulence and languid elegance. Ann Linden examines Bertrand Bonello’s portrait of Parisian prostitution.
EVEN THE RAIN uses a real rebellion, the Cochabamba protests of 2000, as part of its allegorical depiction of modern globalisation. By criticising the industry’s own system, they throw into question the film’s own existence.
When Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Russia’s richest oligarch, began to support Russia’s political opposition and challenged Vladimir Putin in a televised debate, he set in motion a series of events that will resonate for years to come.
Ten-year-old reviewer Jeremiah Humphreys strongly recommends THE MUPPET SHOW, and examines whether Jim Henson’s legacy has cross-generational appeal.