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While We’re Young

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Directed by Noah Baumbach Starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried Available on Blu-ray and DVD July 27th, 2015 by Richard Hamer It takes some persistence to find the gold – and there is gold – in Noah Baumbach’s latest offering. Praised by critics on its cinematic release (the press-release that accompanied […]

Inside Out Press Conference

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by Jenny Donoghue Amy Poehler showed off her new look at the London Press Conference for Pixar’s latest triumph, Inside Out. Ditching her usual blonde and sporting glossy brown hair, the film’s charming star was loveable as ever, making the room laugh out loud several times. Joining Poehler were producer Jonas Rivera and writer and […]

Inside Out

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Directed by Peter Docter Starring Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Kaitlyn Dias, Diane Lane, Kyle MacLachlan and Richard Kind In UK Cinemas July 24th, 2015 by Richard Hamer While it would be an exaggeration to say that Pixar are in danger of losing their richly deserved reputation as the premiere […]

Camp Bestival is coming…

Camp Bestival

July 30th – August 2nd, 2015 Lulworth Castle, Dorset www.campbestival.net Sister festival of the Isle of Wight’s Bestival, Camp Bestival is a multi-award winning festival that is an all-encompassing family festival experience.  A camping holiday that features such wonderful entertainment including live acts, comedy, DJs, theatre, food, poets, authors, talks and other family activities, Camp […]

Kraken

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July 16th, 2015 Udderbelly at Southbank Centre by Michael Anderson Trygve Wakenshaw’s extravaganza of thrilling physical comedy has swept all before it for over a year now, presumably miming a broom with those incomprehensibly long limbs, collecting awards like stamps. The follow-up to the similarly acclaimed Squidboy, Kraken is an hour of free-associative delirium propelled […]

Exclusive Clip from The Beat Beneath My Feet

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Scoop Films announces that its latest feature film The Beat Beneath My Feet starring Luke Perry will be released on DVD, digital download and video on demand in the UK on July 20th, 2015. To celebrate the film’s release, here is an exclusive clip from the film: Our review of The Beat Beneath My Feet. […]

East End Film Festival

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July 1st-12th, 2015 www.eastendfilmfestival.com by Michael Anderson The fourth East End Film Festival came to a climax last night with its increasingly prestigious awards ceremony, held at the glitzy Everyman Cinema in Canary Wharf. Not the most bish bash bosh ‘East End’ of venues, you might think, but try telling that to the winners and […]

Elephant Song

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Directed by Charles Biname Starring Xavier Dolan, Bruce Greenwood, Catherine Keener and Carrie Anne-Moss Available On Demand in UK July 13th, 2015 by Laura Patricia Jones 1960’s mental institution thrillers never fail to leave us with a slight chill.  Elephant Song is very much a suspense drama cut from the same cloth as One Flew Over The […]

Somerset House Summer Series: Chromeo

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Chromeo with support from ODESZA July 9th, 2015 Summer Series at Somerset House The annual Summer Series at Somerset House returns July 9-19 for its 2015 run.  Set in one of London’s most beautiful courtyards, this year’s lineup is as impressive as ever, with the excellent Chromeo kicking off festivities on the evening of the […]

EEFF: The Better Angels

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Directed by A. J. Edwards Starring Jason Clarke, Diane Kruger, Brit Marling and Wes Bentley The best film Loose Lips caught at the 2015 East End Film Festival was The Better Angels, an earnestly Malickian coming-of-age tale. ‘Malickian’ is in this instance no lazy shorthand, director A.J. Edwards having cut his teeth editing several post-Tree […]