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Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story

Being Frank tells the bitter-sweet story of Chris Sievey—a musician, artist, comedian, who spent his life dreaming of having just enough fame to ensure he could do things his own way. Steve Sullivan’s funny and moving BIFA-nomi...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The White Reindeer

The directorial debut of Finnish cinematographer Erik Blomberg, The White Reindeer won’t be everyone’s cup of tea. A vampiric fairy-tale set amongst the starkly beautiful fells of Finnish Lapland, Blomberg combines an almost do...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Aquaman

Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman. DC may own some of the most recognisable superhero ‘brands’ but ever since the launch of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2008, its lagged woefully behind its rival. Which is strange because, in ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Doin’ My Drugs

Director/writer Tyler Q Rosen’s revealing and inspiring documentary Doin’ My Drugs has its world premiere at the prestigious CPH:DOX* Festival in Copenhagen this weekend. The film will screen as part of the Sound and Vision 201...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Swamp Thing

There are good films and bad films but, while the good films may tell us important things about life, the universe, and everything, they’re rarely the films that we rewatch. The bad films? Even the very bad films? Well, they se...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Dambusters: Experience the Legendary Raid

The Royal Air Force Museum invites you to take a seat on board a Lancaster during the legendary Dambusters raid of 1943, using Virtual Reality technology. Immortalised in the 1955 war film starring Michael Redgrave (main photo)...

 
 
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  Catch 22: Read Before You View

This May, Joseph Heller’s dark, anti-war satire, Catch 22, gets the mini-series treatment, produced, directed, and starring George Clooney.  While ostensibly about World War II, Heller actually wrote Catch 22 as a criticism of ...
 
 
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Sharkwater Extinction: The Life And Work Of Rob Stewart

Sharkwater Extinction is a  follow up to Rob Stewart’s first documentary film Sharkwater (2007) which  brought the devastating issue of shark finning to the world stage and is  credited with changing  laws and public policy wor...

 
 
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Design Museum Celebrates Kubrick

This Spring, the Design Museum, London celebrates the work of one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century. Marking the 20th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s death, the exhibition explores his unique command of the whole ...
 
 
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Evil Dead 2

Back in 1981, an unknown indie film-maker called Sam Raimi and his mate, Bruce Campbell, released a film called The Evil Dead. Made on a shoe-string budget and under tortuous conditions, it never-the-less became an instant clas...