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The Post

The Post

The Post Directed by Steven Spielberg Starring Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, Sarah Paulson and Alison Brie Available on Download from May 14th, and on Blu-ray™ and DVD from May 21st, 2018 Watch on or iTunes by Richard Hamer Much like his 2012 effort Lincoln, Spielberg’s latest concerns itself with a war, […]

Canada Now: All You Can Eat Buddha

All You Can Eat Buddha

All You Can Eat Buddha Written and Directed by Ian Lagarde Starring Sylvio Arriola, Ludovic Berthillot, Yaite Ruiz, David La Haye and Alexander Guerrero Screening at Canada Now May 4th, 2018 by Bernie C Byrnes Mike (Ludovic Berthillot) has diabetes. He is also a compulsive eater. When he misses his bus to the airport he […]

Modern Life is Rubbish

Modern Life is Rubbish

Modern Life is Rubbish Directed by Daniel Jerome Gill Starring Josh Whitehouse, Freya Mavor, Tom Riley and Ian Hart In UK Cinemas May 4th, 2018 by Gemsy Modern Life is Rubbish is the High Fidelity for the early iPod generation. Brought together through their passion for music and then each other, the present day for […]

Never Steady, Never Still

Never Steady, Never Still

Never Steady, Never Still Directed by Kathleen Hepburn Starring Shirley Henderson, Théodore Pellerin, Nicholas Campbell, Mary Galloway, Lorne Cardinal, Jared Abrahamson and Jonathan Whitesell In UK Cinemas April 20th, 2018 by Bernie C. Byrnes Never Steady, Never Still is set in the rugged and unforgiving rural north of British Columbia, Canada. Having lived with Parkinson’s […]

Truth or Dare

Truth or Dare

Truth or Dare Directed by Jeff Wadlow Starring Aurora Perrineau, Tyler Posey, Lucy Hale, Sophia Ali, Violett Beane and Nolan Gerard Funk In UK Cinemas April 13th, 2018 by Michael Anderson As genre filmmaking goes, horror is more forgiving than most. From the stupidity of characters and premise, to the ridiculous ages of cast vs […]

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Directed by Mike Newell Starring Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Jessica Brown Findlay, Matthew Goode, Katherine Parkinson and Glen Powell In UK Cinemas April 20th, 2018 by Gemsy Based on Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer’s novel of the same name, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society […]

East End Film Festival: The Legend of The Ugly King

The Legend of The Ugly King

The Legend of The Ugly King Directed by Hüseyin Tabak Screening at EEFF April 15th, 2018 by Lewis Church Yilmaz Güney is not a name many might be familiar with, but this Kurdish actor, director and revolutionary is still hailed throughout Turkey as a hero. He is also the fascinating subject of this extraordinary documentary, […]

East End Film Festival: The Outsider

The Outsider

The Outsider Directed by Tom Meadmore Screening at EEFF April 20th, 2018 by Bernie C Byrnes The Outsider is a documentary about Nobu Su who, having taken over his father’s shipping company, increased its value by billions. Then, according to him, the banks conspired to ruin him. And ruin him they did. Nobu Su transformed […]

East End Film Festival: West Of Sunshine

West Of Sunshine

West Of Sunshine Directed by Jason Raftopoulos Starring Damian Hill, Ty Perham, Kat Stewart, Arthur Angel, Tony Nikolakopoulos, Faye Smythe, Eliza D’Souza, Liam Seymour, Christopher Laino and Kaarin Fairfax Screening at EEFF April 19th, 2018 by Bernie C. Byrnes Jim (Damian Hill) is having a bad day. And that’s just the day we see. By […]

East End Film Festival: The Icarus Line Must Die

The Icarus Line Must Die

The Icarus Line Must Die Directed by Michael Grodner Starring Joe Cardamone, Ariel Pink, Keith Morris, Pearl Charles, Melissa Brooks, Justin Pearson, Rafael Reyes and Jerry Stahl Screening at EEFF April 28th, 2018 by Lewis Church Do you remember the new rock revolution? If you were reading the NME in the early 2000s then you […]