The 2017 Sundance Film Festival: London returned to the West End this year to the beautiful Picturehouse Central. Taking place from the 1st-4th June, Sundance: London aims to showcase some of the best that American Independent Cinema had to offer from the Festival in Utah earlier this year. Continue reading
Starring critically acclaimed French actor Jean Reno (Leon: The Professional) and BAFTA nominated actress Laia Costa (Victoria), The Little Things is a short film by Mediterranean lager brand Estrella Damm, following in the footsteps of their debut short film released last year,Vale, directed by Alejandro Amenabar (The Others), starring Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades of Grey; A Bigger Splash). Continue reading
Not one to hold back on his storytelling with his usual themes of vengeance and eclectic mix of trademark black humour, Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden is an intricate and intimate erotic thriller of desire, betrayal and deception.
Taking inspiration from Sarah Waters’ novel ‘Fingersmith‘ which was set in victorian era England, Park Cha-wook instead transports his film to the decadent beauty of Japanese occupied Korea in the 1930s. Continue reading
Ridley Scott’s iconic modern day classic ‘Alien’ is an undisputed masterpiece of science fiction horror. It manages to appeal to the very basic elements of fear with its themes of claustrophobic isolation, the darkness and a seemingly unstoppable monstrous gothic creature. Continue reading
The first thing that will grab you about James Gray’s The Lost City of Z, is just how jaw droppingly gorgeous this film looks. Drenched in a dazzlingly washed out palette of greens, yellows and browns, it instantly transports you back to the early 1900’s and the heart of the jungle. Captivating its audience from the first frame until its last, The Lost City of Z offers a profound and spiritual exploration into one man’s obsession, reputation and legacy. Continue reading
In 16th century Japan, Gosuke has spent his youth being groomed to become the next Murage (Master Blacksmith) like his father and grandfather before him. Hiwever, he also has desires on becoming a samurai so that he can help protect his village from attacks by clans who want the high-quality steel made there. Continue reading
Beyond the Yellow Line tells the story of a 40-year-old singer-songwriter, Alex, who never had the courage to submit his songs to anyone. He earns a living by playing in clubs and bars in his small town. His personality clashes with that of the self-confident Mara, his girlfriend and a successful lawyer. Such personality differences will be the reason for Mara to break up with Alex who will finally get a chance to reconsider his life choices and make amends. Continue reading