In the quiet Iranian town of Bad City, many people walk the streets after dark including prostitutes, drug dealers and a girl who walks home alone at night. Unbeknownst to the residents of the town, the girl is in fact a vampire who spends her time stalking the streets for her next victim. The Girl often selects the criminals or homeless to prey on – the kind that wouldn’t be missed. She even uses her snarling fangs to warn a boy to stay in school and study hard through fear of plucking his eyes from his skull. Continue reading
Literally driven along by its soundtrack, Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver boasts style, class and energy to provide a glorious and meticulously choreographed thrill ride. Its operatic chase scenes and action sequences see engines rev, cars crash and guns fire all set to the top-tapping tempo of the retro jukebox. Continue reading
Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, Drive is the story of a Hollywood stunt driver of few words, who moonlights as a first-class getaway driver-for-hire in the criminal underworld. He finds himself a target for some of LA’s most dangerous men after agreeing to aid the husband of his beautiful neighbour, Irene. When the job goes dangerously wrong, the only way he can keep Irene and her son alive is to do what he does best, Drive. Continue reading
By no means is The Artist just a novelty; it is a love letter to a bygone era and tribute to the Hollywood silent movies of old. This black and white silent movie rolls back the years on a modern day cinema scene that is saturated in CGI, graphic violence and 3D. This impeccable and beautiful story line is peppered with plenty of humour and is drenched with first class performances, which is sure to win any viewer over. Continue reading
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