Month: March 2016

Close-Up on The Coen Brothers (25 – 27 March)

25 – 27 March 2016 Close-up. Tickets: £12 / £10 conc. / £8 Close-Up members Box Office: 020 3784 7975 Nicely coinciding with the release of the latest Coen Brother’s caper – the 50s screwball throwback Hail Caesar! – Close-up are running a programme showcasing a selection of the Coen’s finest works. Details: Blood Simple USA […]

Film Review: Batman v Superman

Director: Zack Snyder PG-13 | 2h 31min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 25 March 2016 (USA) RATING: ★★★☆☆ Despite having frequently paired up (or beaten each other up) in comics and other media for decades, the DC Comics superheroes Batman and Superman have never appeared together in a big-budget film until now. With competitor Marvel […]

Prince Charles Cinema presents MAD MAX: From The Origins to Fury Road (March 28)

Prince Charles Cinema MONDAY 28TH MARCH 2016 BUY  An Easter treat! All the Mad Max films in one insane package, including the latest instalment, the multiple Oscar-winning Mad Max: Fury Road, reviewed here exceedingly favourably by Smoke Screen.

Watch London Calling short Breathe for free as part of #FiveFilms4Freedom,

London Calling short Breathe, from director James Doherty,  is one of five films you can watch for free as part of #FiveFilms4Freedom, the British Council and BFI Flare’s celebration of LGBT cinema. The films are available to watch around the world from 16-27 March 2016. Check it out here on the BFI site.   See […]

Festival Review: The Barbican Focus Film Festival 2016 presents: Güeros

The Barbican Focus Film Festival runs Sat 19 – Sun 20 Mar in Cinemas 2 & 3. Take a look at the programme in full to discover more.  Güeros directed by Alonso Ruizpalacios |Mexico 2014, 107 min. The Barbican’s Focus Film Festival 2016 celebrates coming of age stories and tales about breaking the rules, with films featuring […]

Big Trouble in Little China 70mm screenings at the Prince Charles Cinema (19 March- 18 April)

The PCC continues to make excellent use of its new 70mm capabilities, and having enjoyed sell out runs of Die Hard in 70mm at Christmas, now the PCC intend to honour director John Carpenter with a 70mm run of his cult-favourite Big Trouble in Little China. Details below: This March and April, in time for […]

Film Review: High-Rise

Director: Ben Wheatley 15 | 1h 59min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 18 March 2016 (UK) RATING: ★★★☆☆ Director Ben Wheatley (Kill List, Sightseers) has been joking on the press circuit for his new film High-Rise, his adaptation of J. G. Ballard’s dystopian novel about society disintegrating within a giant new tower block, that this […]

A Nos Amours and Kino Klassika Foundation present: Eisenstein in Mexico: thinking about birth, death and rebirth of film works (24 April)

Sunday, April 24, 2016 15:00 16:00 Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW Map Sunday, 24th April 2016 from 15:00 to 22:00 tickets A Nous Amours joins forces with Kino Klassika Foundation to explore the implications of reworking the 50 hours of footage famed Russian direcor Sergei Eisenstein  shot on location in Mexico […]

Hitchock/Truffaut at Montpelier Backroom Cinema ( Sunday 20 March – Wednesday 23 March 2016)

Dates: Sunday 20 March – Wednesday 23 March 2016 Time: 8.30pm| Tickets: £3.95 | Book online The Montpelier’s Back Room Cinema A chance to catch Kent Jones’s acclaimed Hitchcock mini-lesson, Hitchcock/Truffaut, which won four stars from Smoke Screen. for the jolly decent price of under £4 at the lovely pub The Montpelier.

Film Review: Anomalisa

Directors: Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson 15 | 1h 30min | Animation, Comedy, Drama | 11 March 2016 (UK) RATING: ★★★★☆ Charlie Kaufman (writer of Being John Malkovich and Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind), and Duke Johnson’s new film Anomalisa originally started out as a sound play written by Kaufman as part of composer […]

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