Film Seasons

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. […]

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 […]

Grey Gardens and a film school education at the Lexi Cinema

The Smoke Screen is often out and about soaking up film knowledge through Q&As and pre-film lectures, so the Lexi’s Cinema’s ‘Film School’ series of screenings preceded by prominent film speakers is right up the proverbial alley. Last week The Lexi’s LSF screening was a milestone in the documentary genre: Grey Gardens. Directed by the quartet […]

This summer belongs to Alfred Hitchcock as VERTIGO celebrates 60 years

Vertigo, voted the greatest movie of all time in the 2012 Sight and Sound magazine film poll, reaches its 60th anniversary this year. Appropriately, there’s a “Presenting Alfred Hitchcock” season in the works for the summer season. Vertigo, and highlights from the rest of the “master of suspense’s” career, will return to selected cinemas in London and worldwide. […]

The BFI launches the biggest UK celebration of black talent on screen with the BLACK STAR season

At a special event held at BFI Southbank in London with comedian Gina Yashere and DJ Norman Jay MBE, the BFI today launched what is being billed as the UK’s biggest ever season of film and television dedicated to celebrating black talent: BLACK STAR.  Appropriately, this launch coincides with the UK premiere of Amma Asante’s London […]

Warren Beatty tribute season at The Prince Charles Cinema (Sept-Nov)

From September thru November, the PCC celebrates WARREN BEATTY with select screenings of some of his best works in front and behind the camera. This season will see screenings of BONNIE AND CLYDE on 35mm, McCABE & MRS MILLER, REDS on 35mm, DICK TRACY on 35mm and more: LILTH on 35mm – only £1 for PCC Members Tuesday 6th September […]

The Best Shakespeare on Film Events in London this season

This year marks 400 years since the Bard shuffled off this mortal coil, and there are a batch of film events around the capital to mark the date from April onwards, many being found at the BFI and Barbican and other cultural centres. THe entire project is part of Shakespeare Lives, organised by the British […]

BFI Highlights April 2016: Shakespeare on Screen, Alan Parker, Agnieszka Holland, Big Screen Classics…

See BFI Southbank website for full details. April 2016 Highlights: Big Screen Classics strand begins: Aprils sees the BFI launching a new regular strand in its programming. Big Screen Classics aims to keep landmark films screening on a regular basis alongside the themed seasons and special events. Among the offerings this month are Chinatown, The […]

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 […]

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