Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Film

War Child Film Festival 2017 Announced

War Child, the charity for children affected by conflict, has launched its inaugural War Child Film Festival in partnership with Everyman Cinemas. The unique two-week event combines cinematic previews and premieres with live events, Q&As, panel discussions and performances. All to raise money for children whose lives have been torn apart by war. The eclectic programme will include special events curated...

BT British Urban Film Festival September schedule

  The 2017 BT BUFF Awards take place in London on Sunday 10 September from the BT Tower in Fitzrovia. Urban independent cinema arrives at the BT Tower this September as festival director Addie Akinrinade announced this year's selections and schedule for 2017. BT British Urban Film Festival reveals September schedule Over 30 film screenings plus 2 master classes, The Live Script...

The British Urban Film Festival (BUFF) awards winners

The British Urban Film Festival (BUFF) awards, in its 3rd year, was co-hosted by BUFF Patron, actress Kyla Frye and actor Sam Benjamin (Doctor Who). The evening's proceedings were streamed live via BUFF’s Facebook page. 2017 winners:  BUFF Award for Best Short Film, “Hush” directed by Alex Campbell, produced by Candice Onyeama. Blessing Anyiam-Osigwe Award for Best Actress award “Rosamund Pike” for A...

Golden Globes 2017: Film Winners

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  Golden Globes was celebrated in style last night, with La La Land, The Crown, Moonlight all scooping up awards. Meryl Streep won Lifetime Achievement Award, attributing to the stars of Hollywood.   With Jimmy hosting the event with an amazing opening show to La La land, we are sure Hollywood felt safe in their seats, rather than twitching as Ricky Gervais...

Summer Sensations: Rooftop Film Club

  September Sensations: Rooftop Film Club  Summer has been extended. Screenings at Rooftop Film Club this September include the epic new Dunkirk and Wonder Woman as well as a celebration of John Hughes 80s classics. Highlights:  One more month to get your al fresco film fix as RFC builds on its best summer yet #BadooYouRemember, RFC has partnered with dating-app Badoo for...

More female movie execs needed in Hollywood

More female movie executives would stem the sexist rot in Hollywood Kathryn Bigelow: leading lady in film directing. Shutterstock Lyndsay Duthie, University of Hertfordshire Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood producer with 300 Oscar nominations, has fallen. After The New York Times revealed decades of accusations of sexual harassment involving a string of actresses, including high profile names such as Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina...

The Broke Girl’s Guide to the BFI London Film Festival

  Whilst it may still feel like sizzling summer outside, we know that we are firmly into Autumn with the arrival of the BFI's London Film Festival opening tonight. Amma Asante’s A UNITED KINGDOM starring Rosamund Pike and David Oyelowo marks the start of a star studded 10 days, but more significantly, the first time a black female director has...

Ben-Hur 3D reimagined for the big screen

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 BEN-HUR  is an epic masterpiece from 1959 starring Charlton Heston, which has now been re-imagined for the big screen in 3D. Story-line goes like this. Prince Judah Ben-Hur grows up in Jerusalem with his adopted brother Masala, who turns against him. Masala joins the Roman Army. Turns into  a right douchebag (even more than before). Oh yes and sentences his brother to 5 years incarceration on board...

My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel (12A)  Out in cinemas today, 9th June 2017 A dark romance, My Cousin Rachel tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian.  His feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms. Director: Roger Michell Writer: Roger Michell adapted from the novel by...

Amazon Prime Day 11 July 2017

11th July is the third annual Prime Day, with hundreds of thousands of deals going live exclusively for Prime members around the world. New this year, members can enjoy 30 hours of deal shopping starting at 6pm on Monday, 10th July – and new deals as often as every five minutes. I'm not going to lie. The first thing I...
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