Month: September 2015

The Pope of Trash, John Waters, on his rarely-seen sleaze epic Multiple Maniacs

Divine has a lobster intervention Directed by John Waters USA 1970 82 min 18 RATING: ★★★★☆ The BFI John Waters season continues into October, see here for details. The filmmaker hailed (and slated) as the “Pope of Trash, the Prince of Puke or Baltimore’s favourite son”, the one and only John Waters, is currently being […]

In praise of the Badlands Collective’s Scalarama Cannon Cinema season – Barfly and 52-Pickup

Scalarama, the UK-wide celebration of repertory cinema, is in full swing this month. Doing their part to bring rarely-seen, challenging, and sometimes just downright weird cinema to the masses are the Badlands Collective.  Their manifesto is simple: “We’re a group of film curators in London dedicated to putting on great events.” Their contribution to Scalarama […]

Legends of the East: director Brian Helgeland discusses working with Tom Hardy to recreate the Krays in LEGEND

Where better to screen Brian Helgeland’s new take on the Kray twins – Legend – than in the cinema of the Shoreditch-based cultural centre Rich Mix? The film stars Tom Hardy in a CGI-assisted double role as both Ronnie and Reggie Kray, the London gangsters who rose to power in the 1950s-60s East End and rubbed shoulders […]

The Barbican’s “Colour of Money” Season presents Erich von Stroheim’s GREED

US 1924 Dir Erich von Stroheim 131 min, 35mm presentation The Barbican Colour of Money season runs until 20 September. RATING: ★★★★★ The Barbican’s Colour of Money season explores the power and history of money in our lives, from the gold rush to the credit crunch. Recently playing as part of that was director Erich von […]

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