60th BFI London Film Festival October 5th-16th, 2016 Various London Venues by Joanna Orland The 60th BFI London Film Festival played like a ‘Best Of’ the 2016 international film festivals. Opening with Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom and closing with Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire, the festival showcased some of the year’s most buzzed about films. […]
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Eddie Izzard discusses gender issues, politics and his new film Rock Dog by Joanna Orland I met with stand-up comedian, actor and soon-to-be politician Eddie Izzard on a yacht parked outside of the Palais des Festivals at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Along with director Ash Brannon, Izzard was doing roundtable interviews for their new […]
Director Ash Brannon discusses the making of his new animated film Rock Dog by Joanna Orland Ash Brannon is a writer, animator and director who has worked on classic films including Pixar’s Toy Story and Toy Story 2, Dreamworks’ Over the Hedge, and the Oscar-nominated penguin film Surf’s Up. His latest film Rock Dog is […]
by Joanna Orland Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) is not only the most famous of film festivals, but it is also considered to be the most prestigious in the world. From my extensive experience, I am fairly certain that it is also one of the largest. Boasting a fine selection of films in various […]
Cannes Film Festival May 15-22, 2015
Starring Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Robin Williams and the voices of The Monty Python team, here is the first official trailer for the British Comedy Absolutely Anything: Absolutely Anything is in cinemas August 14th and also stars Joanna Lumley, Eddie Izzard, Rob Riggle, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal and is directed by Terry Jones.
Russell Brand has announced Give It Up For Comic Relief, an All Star gig at Wembley Arena on March 6th, to raise money and create awareness of people in the UK affected by drug and alcohol addiction. The extraordinary concert will feature top music acts including Jake Bugg, Paloma Faith, Noel Gallagher, Kasabian, Jessie J, […]
by Isla MC Are you a teenager? Do you have the sense of humour of one (let’s face it: most of us do)? Have you ever attended a British private school? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, you’ll probably find the following piece of dialogue side-splittingly funny. “Fancy a stiff one?” […]