September 13, 2020

I am the kind of person that sets aside multiple days of the week to go see a movie at the cinema. Even the process of getting the ticket at the booth and buying myself something warm to drink makes me feel happy and full. As a result of my upbringing, the cinema has a...

September 12, 2020

‘Parasite’ by Bong Joon-ho is a mammoth of cinema. Its intricate eye to detail and multi-layered storytelling led to it becoming the first foreign language film to win Best Picture at the Oscars — and rightfully so. Upon my first viewing of the movie in a pre-quarantin...

September 8, 2020

“I really hope that once the film comes out, they will watch it, and they will understand that those who were criticizing me were actually walking the same path as me,” explains Maïmouna Doucouré in her interview with Time Magazine as she discusses the controversy that...

July 20, 2020

Never has Tom Hanks missed an opportunity to pilot his own ship or sail his own boat in high-stake situations. But then perhaps that is what he is best suited for. Aaron Schneider’s World War Two drama ‘Greyhound’, for which Hanks wrote the screenplay based on C. S. Fo...

July 14, 2020

Barbican announces Cinema On Demand featuring bold, international curated films and free additional content - click here to discover.

 Image: Retablo, courtesy of the Barbican

The Barbican announced on July 9th the launch of Cinema On Demand, a new streaming service...

May 15, 2020

After a few years silently working and gaining more momentum with each film, Eliza Hittman has become a strong contemporary cinematic voice. Backed by Sundance’s artistic belief and support in her work ever since her short “Forever’s Gonna Start Tonight” in 2011, throu...

May 7, 2020

*Warning: contains spoilers*

It’s a controversial title, and one already touched on by most media outlets like Wired, the Guardian, and even the University of California. However, given the absolute horror with which they are met on the internet now, it’s worth explorin...

April 21, 2020

The Lift-Off Global Network has been growing its community for almost a decade, and has been a vital connecting platform for hundreds of people in the film industry. From scriptwriting workshops to first-time filmmaker showcases, and 11 film festivals around the world...

March 30, 2020

Armando Iannucci is an accomplished director, writer and producer, whose works include highly acclaimed and politically-charged sitcoms such as ‘Veep’ (2012) and ‘The Thick of It’ (2005), and more recent acerbic Soviet-era satire ‘The Death of Stalin’ (2017). His lates...

March 23, 2020

Todd Haynes’ ‘Dark Waters’ follows a man’s quest to punish the DuPont Corporation for knowingly dumping toxic waste within a region of Virginia, USA. It’s a film narrative that has been done before, but this does not mean it does not bring anything new to the table. Ma...

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