South (1919)

SOUTH is screening at BFI Southbank and in selected cinemas from 28 January and out on Blu-ray/DVD on South and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration on Film, released by the BFI on 28 February. A black and white silent documentary with music showing unprecedented footage from one of the very first Antarctic expeditions during ‘the Heroic Age of AntarcticContinue reading “South (1919)”

The Last Thing Mary Saw

The Last Thing Mary Saw is available on horror channel Shudder, it’s a supernatural horror that goes easy on the horror whilst still managing to provide a chilling account of a young girl’s interrogation after the sudden disappearance of her grandmother from a repressively religious household. Set in the puritan town of Southold, New YorkContinue reading “The Last Thing Mary Saw”

Drive My Car

Drive My Car is available to rent on the BFI Player and is part of the BFI Japanese season, based on the short story “Men Without Women” by Murakami Haruki it won the Best Screen Play at Cannes 2021. It’s about (spoiler alerts) a theatre actor / director and his sexually charged relationship with hisContinue reading “Drive My Car”

Shepherd

Shepherd is a psychological horror from British director Russell Owen about a bereaved husband who takes a job on a craggy isolated Scottish island only to find there are dark forces at work and he has to fight to keep his sanity and save his own life. In UK/EIRE Cinemas from 26th November. Eric (TomContinue reading “Shepherd”

Habit

Habit is a coming of age action comedy about a young party girl Mads (Bella Thorne) who finds herself on the run after her and her friends’ drug deal goes wrong and they have to take shelter in a convent. Habit will be available on iTunes Digital Download from 22nd November here. Despite Mads’ earlyContinue reading “Habit”

Pitbull- Exodus

‘Pitbull – Exodus’ is a new crime thriller from Polish director Patryk Vega, a genre veteran, back to his explosive best with a film showing some violent gang wars in Eastern Europe, available in UK / EIRE cinemas from 19th November.   The film begins with the backstory of Nos (Przemyslaw Bluszcz) and how he became an expert bombContinue reading “Pitbull- Exodus”

A Bird Flew In

A Bird Flew In has been officially selected for Best UK Feature at the Raindance Film Festival 2021. One of the first films shot after the pandemic and about the pandemic, it’s an emotional look into the lives of a group of people working on a film who return home to the news of the country going intoContinue reading “A Bird Flew In”

#Like

#Like is a dark tale about a teenage girl looking for revenge because her younger sister commits suicide after being trolled online. Written and directed by Sarah Pirozek’s it’s a cyber noir thriller available to rent and buy on all major digital platforms from 1st November.  Rosie (Sarah Rich) is commemorating the 1st anniversary of herContinue reading “#Like”

Seven Samurai (1954)

Opening in selected cinemas from 29th October 2021 as part of the BFI’s season celebrating 100 years of Japanese cinema, Seven Samurai (1954) is Japanese director Akira Kurosawa’s own favourite film, an epic tale about a village under attack from a group of bandits that hits upon the idea to hire a group of samurai toContinue reading “Seven Samurai (1954)”