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Patriots Day

Patriots Day

Directed by Peter Berg Starring Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, Kevin Bacon, Michelle Monaghan and J.K. Simmons Available on Digital Download June 19th, 2017 (watch via iTunes or ) On Blu-ray & DVD June 26th, 2017 () by Joanna Orland At first I struggled to understand why a film about a modern terrorist attack has been […]

East End Film Festival 2017

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson - East End Film Festival

East End Film Festival Every Weekend Throughout June, 2017 Reviews by Bernie C Byrnes  — Brexitannia Directed by Timothy George Kelly Screening at East End Film Festival June 23rd, 2017 In the wake of the most momentous event in modern British political history, director Timothy George Kelly travelled the length of the UK, speaking to […]

East End Film Festival: Brexitannia

East End Film Festival - Brexitannia

Brexitannia Directed by Timothy George Kelly Screening at East End Film Festival June 23rd, 2017 by Bernie C. Byrnes In the wake of the most momentous event in modern British political history, director Timothy George Kelly travelled the length of the UK, speaking to people on both sides of the Brexit divide – This documentary […]

East End Film Festival: Waking David

East End Film Festival - Waking David

Waking David Directed by Kevin Nash Starring Kristy Bruce, Shane Bruce and Harriet Madeley Screening at East End Film Festival June 18th, 2017 by Bernie C Byrnes A young American woman arrives in England seeking to reconnect with her father’s family, only to find them peculiarly reticent about her arrival. Delving deeper, she slowly uncovers […]

East End Film Festival: Follow the Money

EEFF

Follow the Money Directed by Steve Boggan, John Hardwick and Ben Unwin Screening at EEFF June 17th, 2017 by Bernie C Byrnes Seemingly an act of boisterous lunacy, Follow The Money sees Hackney filmmakers Steve Boggan, John Hardwick and Ben Unwin follow a $10 bill across the USA. Crisscrossing the country over the course of […]

East End Film Festival: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson - East End Film Festival

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson Directed by David France Starring Victoria Cruz, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera Screening in partnership with Stonewall at EEFF on June 18, 2017 A percentage of the screening’s profits will be donated to the charity by Bernie C Byrnes Oscar-nominated director David France (How to Survive […]

East End Film Festival: The Show

The Show

The Show Directed by James Alexandrou Starring Celine Abrahams, Sean Buchanan, Charles Dorfman, Kate Fahy, Harry Lloyd and Adeel Akhtar Screening at EEFF June 16th, 2017 by Bernie C. Byrnes Chloe’s transition from soap stardom to the stage is already proving challenging opposite her committed and uncompromising co-star. But when an awful bereavement befalls her, […]

Dying Laughing

Dying Laughing

Directed by Lloyd Stanton and Paul Toogood Starring Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Amy Schumer, Kevin Hart, Jamie Foxx, Sarah Silverman, Jerry Lewis, Billy Connolly, Steve Coogan, Eddie Izzard, John Thomson, Jason Manford, Frank Skinner, Jo Brand, Lee Mack, Omid Djalili, Stewart Lee, Frankie Boyle, Sean Lock, Stephen K Amos, Jim Jeffries and the late Victoria […]

Sundance London 2017

Sundance London

Sundance London Picturehouse Central June 1-4, 2017 by Joanna Orland Sundance Film Festival has once again descended upon London, bringing with it highlights from this year’s Utah lineup. With high profile indie films including Beatriz at Dinner, The Big Sick and A Ghost Story, one thing that stood out from this year’s festival was the […]

Sundance London: Crown Heights

Crown Heights

Crown Heights Directed by Matt Ruskin Starring Lakeith Stanfield, Bill Camp, Nestor Carbonell, and Nnamdi Asomugha by Joanna Orland The story of Crown Heights is all too familiar – the justice system in America fails the black community and those who cannot afford a proper defense. This is the true story of Colin Warner, wrongfully […]