The good, the bad & the bonkers

London Film Festival 2015: Lady in the Van Premiere and Press Conference

Film, Interviews, Uncategorized | 13/11/2015

She was meant to stay for three weeks… The Lady in the Van, London Film Festival’s centre piece gala was a true spectical for the senses. Sight and sound yes, but how can you smell a film you say? Well when Allan Bennett refers to someone as ‘rank’ and that the descriptions of sh*t weren’t …keep reading

London Film Festival 2015 Review: The Lady in the Van

Film | 12/11/2015

Some people stay with you….   And that’s exactly what Dame Maggie Smith as the dodderingly head strong Miss Mary Shepard does in the screen adaptation of Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van.   This marvellous retailing of Bennett’s stage play tells the true story of the tamp parked on Bennett’s drive who intended …keep reading

London Film Festival 2015- Youth Premiere

Film, Interviews, Uncategorized | 12/11/2015

Youth  tells the story of a retired orchestra conductor on holiday with his daughter and his film director best friend in the Alps when he unexpectedly receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip’s birthday. Stunning, nostalgic, powerful and divisive, Italian director Paolo Sorrentino has created a dazzling piece of cinema …keep reading

London Film Festival – Brooklyn Premiere

Written by one of our screenplay heroes,  Nick Hornby, Brooklyn is a visually stunning film and touching story about a young Irish girl named Eilis (Saoirse Ronan) as she emigrates from Ireland to make her new home in the states. At its London Film Festival premiere the stars stepped out to chat to us about their new …keep reading

London Film Festival 2015: The Lobser

Film | 19/10/2015

Ever been made to feel a bit pathetic for being single? Looked down on because you live your life alone with no one to scrub your back? Well imagine a love story set in the near future where such things are illegal. Where single people, according to the rules of The City, are arrested and …keep reading

London Film Festival 2015: Black Mass

Film, Uncategorized | 12/10/2015

Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon – an unlikely Hollywood trio but one that shines in Black Mass- the tale of the unholy alliance between the FBI and Whitey Bulger- one of the most notorious gangsters in US history. It’s the kind of script that invites method actors to bring their toys to the playground …keep reading

London Film Festival 2015: Sufragette

Film | 08/10/2015

‘We break windows, we burn things, because war is the only language men listen to’ Suffragette is the long awaited blockbuster to document the women’s movement. However  unlike the Hollywood attempts of previous suffrage Abi Morgan’s screenplay doesn’t go down the Titanic/ Pearl Harbour route of historical romanticism… because why would it? The human rights …keep reading


Film | 06/10/2015

It’s been an emotional ride, but with just six weeks left to go the final instalment, the last trailer for Hunger Games Mockingjay Part II has been released! Also be prepared for the trailer for Prim to bring you to tears. Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to the 76th Hunger games! Still not enough to fill …keep reading

Review: PAN

Film | 06/10/2015

There aren’t many classic tales that come with more adaptations than our beloved Peter Pan. From the Disney classic, to the blockbuster Hook, many a studio has had its shot at bringing their spin on the Boy who wouldn’t grow up to life. And Joe Wright’s offering is no exception as he attempts to weave …keep reading

What’s in store at the 59th BFI London Film Festival!

Film | 08/09/2015

It’s that time of year again, the big unveil – like kids at Christmas, eagerly awaiting film fans across the capital got to indulge their curiosity as this year’s London Film Festival line up was announced. With last year boasting a killer collection of cinematic treats including Opening and closing Gala’s The Imitation Game and …keep reading