Hard Kill

This action feature film starring Bruce Willis, Jesse Metcalfe and Lala Kent has all the ingredients for a blockbuster but unfortunately falls into the early Christmas turkey category. No doubt made largely in homage to Bruce’s mega Die Hard franchise you can find many similarities in the formula, but like its title, it doesn’t quiteContinue reading “Hard Kill”

I Made This For You

This UK feature film is going to be shown for FREE on YouTube on 10th September to coincide with National Suicide Prevention Day and will run for a whole month until 10th October which happens to be Mental Health Awareness Day. Directed by Cristian Solimeno, notorious for his character in ITV’s series Footballer’s Wives, it’s a deeplyContinue reading “I Made This For You”

Elvis: That’s the Way It Is (1970)

For one night only on 13th August, at selected cinemas around the UK, a chance to see Elvis on the big screen one more time in this acclaimed music documentary following his Las Vegas Summer residency 50 years ago. A fantastic opportunity to see Elvis on the big screen in all his glory as he takesContinue reading “Elvis: That’s the Way It Is (1970)”

Vanguard: ‘Bristol Street Art: The Evolution of a Global Movement’

A new short film part of a series of vignettes on Sky Arts to provide some momentary escapism during the pandemic, raising mental health awareness through Wander and the Mental Health Foundation. The brain child of Mary McCarthy the film has brought together the work of a group of street artists involved in the globalContinue reading “Vanguard: ‘Bristol Street Art: The Evolution of a Global Movement’”

Piranhas

Based on the book by Roberto Saviano (Gomorrah) this won the best screenplay at the Berlin film festival and is a youthfully slick homage to the mafia crime world of Naples. Whilst no one is condoning any illegal kind of behaviour you can’t deny this genre’s popularity and our general fascination with organised crime. ThisContinue reading “Piranhas”

Disappearance at Clifton Hill

Q&A: Director Albert Shin answers questions about his film ‘Disappearance at Clifton Hill’ featuring cult horror and all round film directing legend David Cronenberg. The film released this week is a neo noir, who dunnit and is currently trending at number one on digitala. What were your inspirations for Clifton Hill? The original inspiration wasContinue reading “Disappearance at Clifton Hill”

The Ascent

A film first VR premiere. Log in to Altspace VR app and have your Oculus headset at the ready for the full experience. Featuring a film debut from Shane Ward (X Factor winner) this British action / sci-fi / horror is a great antidote to any lockdown malaise. If you’re watching on birdbox.film (championing UKContinue reading “The Ascent”

Screened Out

As the world continues under lockdown due to the covid-19 pandemic, here we have a timely reminder about the pitfalls of spending too much time on screens using technology. This feature length documentary from the Canadian filmmaker Jon Hyatt follows him on his personal journey to find out how addictive and harmful technology is toContinue reading “Screened Out”