Posts tagged "Maxine Peake"

Raindance Film Festival: Strange Weather

Strange Weather Directed by Tom Shrapnel Starring Maxine Peake and Lex Shrapnel by Joanna Orland In Strange Weather, Wes (Shrapnel) and Jane (Peake) separately bare witness to a bizarre weather phenomenon, leaving them forever changed and mystically drawn together. An ambient and ambiguous piece, Strange Weather is predominantly a director’s showcase rather than a short […]

Win Tracey Thorn’s ‘Songs From The Falling’ on CD!

The Falling is in cinemas Friday, and to celebrate we’ve got three copies of the legendary Tracey Thorn’s absorbing soundtrack to give away! Set in 1969 in a rural British girls’ school, The Falling explores what lies behind a mysterious fainting and twitching outbreak that rapidly spreads amongst the pupils. At the centre of the epidemic […]

BFI Flare London LGBT Film Festival 2015

19-29 March 2015 by Joanna Orland BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival celebrated its 29th edition in 2015.  With over fifty feature films, one hundred shorts, and industry events, the BFI Flare is the UK’s longest running and most popular LGBT film festival.  This year marked a new initiative for BFI Flare – fiveFilms4freedom is […]

The Falling: Trailer

Written & directed by Carol Morley and starring Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones), Maxine Peake, Monica Dolan, Florence Pugh and Greta Scacchi, the new trailer for The Falling is here: The Falling is in cinemas April 24th, 2015.  

The Theory of Everything

Directed by James Marsh Starring Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Joelle Koissi, Harry Lloyd & Maxine Peake In UK Cinemas January 1st, 2015 by Joanna Orland I honestly did not expect to like this film, least of all as much as I did.  I am not a fan of Eddie Redmayne whose […]

The Falling

Directed by Carol Morley Starring Maisie Williams, Maxine Peake and Monica Dolan In UK Cinemas April 24th, 2015 by Amanda Farley Carol Morley’s new film The Falling is an interesting and distinctive piece that transforms the traditionally prim world of a 1960’s all-girls school into a dark and mysterious environment where secrets and mysteries threaten […]

Raindance Film Festival 2014

  Raindance Film Festival is a celebration of independent cinema.  The 2014 edition took place September 24th – October 5th in London’s Vue Piccadilly theatre.  Many feature and short films were showcased, with much of the talent on hand for Q&A sessions and networking.  We managed to see a few of the films – our […]

Raindance Film Festival: Keeping Rosy

Directed by Steve Reeves Starring Maxine Peake, Blake Harrison and Christine Bottomley by Joanna Orland Maxine Peake gives an intense performance in gripping thriller Keeping Rosy. Peake plays Charlotte, a woman who has devoted her life to her career. Foregoing having children and a healthy relationship with a partner, Charlotte has found a penchant for […]