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A Bigger Splash

A Bigger Splash UK Poster

Directed by Luca Guadagnino Starring Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson, Matthias Schoenaerts and Tilda Swinton In UK Cinemas February 12th, 2016 by Joanna Orland Alluring visuals, fantastic performances and a standout soundtrack – A Bigger Splash is a sensual, unpredictable, beautifully filmed erotic thriller. Sometimes you think a film is quite good, but then you sit […]

George Miller to preside the Jury of the 69th Festival de Cannes

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The 69th Festival de Cannes will be presided by Mad Max visionary George Miller. Along with his Jury, it will fall to him to award the Palme d’or at the close of the Festival, to be held from May 11-22, 2016.   www.festival-cannes.com

Berlinale 2016: International Jury featuring Meryl Streep, Clive Owen, Alba Rohrwacher

Berlinale International Jury with Meryl Streep, Clive Owen, Alba Rohrwacher

  Berlinale 2016 has announced its International Jury.  With actress Meryl Streep serving as Jury President, the International Jury will decide who will receive the Golden Bear and Silver Bears of the 2016 Berlinale Competition. The other members of the International Jury are actor Lars Eidinger (Germany), film critic Nick James (United Kingdom), photographer Brigitte […]

Berlinale to pay tribute to David Bowie & Alan Rickman

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  The Berlin International Film Festival will commemorate David Bowie, Alan Rickman and Ettore Scola by presenting three screenings in their honour. In honour of David Bowie, the 66th Berlin International Film Festival will show The Man Who Fell to Earth by Nicolas Roeg. The screening will take place with the support of Studiocanal at […]

99 Homes

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Directed by Ramin Bahrani Starring Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon and Laura Dern 99 Homes is out now on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD by Joanna Orland Minimalist, realistic and dire, 99 Homes is a beautifully bleak drama pertaining to social class and the lure of the One Percent idea of privilege.  Intelligent script and direction […]

Babak Anvari

Under the Shadow director Babak Anvari

Director Babak Anvari discusses his feature film debut Under the Shadow which premieres at Sundance Film Festival 2016 by Joanna Orland Iranian born, London based director Babak Anvari is making a name for himself in the film industry.  His short film Two & Two was nominated for a BAFTA in 2012, and his debut feature […]

Suicide Squad Teaser Trailer

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The 36th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards

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Dilys Powell Award Honoree Kenneth Branagh The 36th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards May Fair Hotel, London January 17th, 2016 by Joanna Orland The 36th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards were held on January 17th at the May Fair Hotel, honouring the best film talent of 2015. In addition, Dame Judi Dench presented actor-filmmaker Kenneth […]

The Revenant Premiere

The Revenant Premiere: Will Poulter - King of the Selfie

The Revenant London, UK Premiere January 14th, 2016 by Joanna Orland London’s Leicester Square was filled with screams of “Leo” and “Tom” as the Oscar-nominated stars of The Revenant arrived on the red carpet for the film’s UK premiere on the evening of Thursday January 14th, 2016. Fittingly, the British weather was doing its darndest […]

Oscar Nominations 2016

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Another year, another list of Oscar nominations which doesn’t at all represent diversity. Alas, there are quite a few good nominees on this list, so let’s just dive right in:   Best Picture What is all the hype with The Big Short!? It’s a good film, not a great film.  And The Martian – it’s […]