Posts in "Film"

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


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 […]

Exclusive Clip from The Beat Beneath My Feet


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


July 1st-12th, 2015 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


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 […]

EEFF: The Better Angels


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 […]

Slow West


Directed by John Maclean Starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Fassbender and Ben Mendelsohn In UK Cinemas June 26th, 2015 by Joanna Orland Musician turned director John Maclean strikes a chord with his masterful first feature film Slow West.  The Western is an ambitious genre to take on as a first full length film production, but Maclean (formerly […]

Love Is Strange

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Directed by Ira Sachs Starring John Lithgow, Alfred Molina and Marisa Tomei On DVD and On Demand June 15th, 2015 by Joanna Orland In the hands of lesser actors, the touching and grounded love and life story of Ben and George could potentially stray into the sappy and saccharine.  John Lithgow and Alfred Molina  give […]

The Burning (El Ardor)


Directed by Pablo Fendrik Starring Gael Garcia Bernal, Alice Braga, Claudio Tolcachir, Chico Diaz, Jorge Sesan & Lautaro Vilo In UK Cinemas June 19th, 2015 by Joanna Orland An homage to old westerns, this Argentinian film is in dire need of modernization. The spirit of Sergio Leone and his Spaghetti Western is very much alive […]