Author: RobertBradburn

Kennington Bioscope presents ‘Silent Guns’: A Day of WWI Films (November 17)

The Cinema Musuem, 17 November 2018|,The event is expected to run from 10.00 till 22.40. To coincide with the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Kennington Bioscope presents a day of rarely seen silent films, curated in conjunction with the film historian Kevin Brownlow, made during or featuring World War One. […]

Underwire Film Festival (19-22 November)

Monday, November 19, 2018 18:30 Thursday, November 22, 2018 19:30 Google Calendar ICS BFI Southbank 19-22 November The UK’s only film festival celebrating female filmmaking talent across the crafts, Underwire Festival’s ninth edition kicks off with a selection of shorts that put women centre stage with opening night selection The Future Belongs to Us + […]

John Carpenter 4K restoration special screenings (Oct 26-31)

In anticipation of select John Carpenter films getting a snazzy 4K bluray re-issue this autumn, select cinemas will be screenings the movies themselves on October 26 and 31st. Following that, the films can be bought at retailers. THE FOG will receive its restoration premiere at The London Film Festival on October 15. From October 26, THEY LIVE and PRINCE OF DARKNESS will screen as […]

London Film Festival 2018 Review: Jinn

Director: Nijia Mumin 1h 32min | Drama | 11 March 2018 (USA) Playing London Film Festival 2018 RATING: ★★★★☆ Young actress Zoe Renee gives an impassioned and very believable performance as Summer, a 17-year old carefree black girl in LA keen on dance, parties and keeping her Instagram feed fresh, whose world is turned upside […]

London Film Festival 2018 Review: They Shall Not Grow Old

Director: Peter Jackson 15 | 1h 39min | Documentary , History , War | 16 October 2018 (UK) RATING: ★★★☆☆ On the centenary of the First World War, Academy Award-winner and Lord of the Rings maestro Peter Jackson finally presents his long-gestating project made in collaboration with both 14-18 Now and the Imperial War Museum: […]

London Film Festival 2018 Review: The Old Man and the Gun

Director: David Lowery PG-13 | 1h 33min | Comedy , Crime , Drama | 7 December 2018 (UK) Playing London Film Festival 2018 RATING: ★★★★☆ I don’t know if actor Robert Redford had told director David Lowery he was retiring from acting before signing on to The Old Man and Gun, but this charming, graceful […]

Film Review: First Man

Director: Damien Chazelle  12A | 2h 21min | Biography , Drama , History | 12 October 2018 (UK) RATING: ★★★★☆ The directing and star duo of acclaimed movie musical La La Land – Damien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling – swap the vivid streetlights and jazzy showtunes of Hollywood for the cold outer reaches of space, […]

HEATHERS – 30th Anniversary Re-Release Screenings (August at the Prince Charles)

August 9-16 at the Prince Charles Cinema (On Thursday 9th August special post-film Q&A with Lisanne Falk [aka Heather McNamara] and Director Michael Lehmann) In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, intelligent teen Veronica (Winona Ryder) teams up with a dark sociopath, J.D. (Christian Slater) in a […]

Film 4 Somerset House Summer Screen (9-22 August)

Though the cobblestones of the Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court can kill your backside, there is no doubt that Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House is one of the capital’s premiere outdoor film events. The season returns this August for 14 nights of the expected classic, cult and contemporary cinema mix, with extras provided by Bryn Williams’ picnic […]

The Producers: 50th Anniversary Restoration at Picturehouse cinemas (5 August)

Picturehouse cinemas across London| 5 August Mel Brooks’ uproarious Oscar-winning comedy The Producers returns to cinemas in a stunning 50th anniversary 4K restoration on August 5th, including a special Mel Brooks introduction from Turner Classic Movies. Max Bialystock (Zero Mostel) is a washed up Broadway producer forced to romance old ladies to finance his plays. […]

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