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The Reel Deal’s Which Films To Watch This Weekend
13 February 2015, by Mydylarama teamOur patners at The Reel Deal’s Films To Watch This Weekend, presented by Joe Forreseter and Rebecca Perfect, released to coincide with the Clapham PH’s special screening of Love is Strange.
Q and A with Felix Colgrave, director of The Elephant’s Garden
6 February 2015, by Lucile BourliaudThis is a student film - did you have to respect specific rules? How much time did you have to complete it? I made the film over the course of 6 months. We were meant to submit a script and storyboard and such at the end of the first 3 months, but I instead submitted a description of the general concept and atmosphere, and a statement saying I was going to make up the film as I went rather than plan everything out. The majority of the creatures were made specifically for the film, however (...)
20 January 2015, by Coco GreenMLK was vilified during his life, martyred after his death and has proved more valuable dead than alive. Now his words are hijacked to support everything from conservative ’individual responsibility’ initiatives to sales during his birthday celebration weekend. Making a film which captured the violence and resilience of the moment without resorting to clichés was almost as impossible as it was for a Negro to vote in 1964 Selma. Everyone’s a critic, but what’s right about Selma (2014) is very (...)
12 décembre 2014, par Clotilde« Les héritiers » : la revanche du noir de cité. « Les héritiers » est un film de Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar sur une idée originale d’Ahmed Dramé, qui offre une vision différente du jeune de banlieue en échec scolaire et prône la technique éducative de l’autonomie collaborative.
Hector and his search for hapiness (Or how British films suck donkey balls)
12 November 2014, by Tony Hickson
Papa was not a Rolling Stone
5 octobre 2014, par ClotildePlongée à la Courneuve dans la jeunesse du bac 1987 avec « Papa was not a Rolling Stone », un film autobiographique réalisé par Sylvie Ohayon, une autre "boum".
Q and A with Anton Saunders, dir. of Fourever
2 October 2014, by Abla KandalaftAnton Saunders directed and starred in Fourever, screened at the Raindance Film Festival (2014). Anton’s character Johnny, a man struggling to move on from his past, organises a fancy dress soirée with friends he hasn’t seen in ten years. But it is soon apparent that the three friends that turn up had been drawn there under false pretences. As the film progresses, Anton’s real intentions unfold. The awkward and claustrophobic get-together is punctuated with uncomfortable, tense and (...)
Love Hotel by Phil Cox and Hikaru Toda - UK PREMIERE 17/09/14
13 September 2014, by Abla KandalaftLove hotels are short-stay hotels providing couples-husband and wife/client and prostitute/singleton and friend-with an intimate setting to explore all matters of sexual activities and fantasies. The scale of comfort and quality stretches from utilitarian sleep boxes to personal quirky, thematic amusement arcades equipped with fancy lighting, disco balls and karaoke machines. Although love hotels appear all over the world, their history in Japan goes back around four centuries. Love Hotel (...)
The Expendables 3 - the poster review
9 September 2014, by Tony HicksonTony Hickson’s reviews The Expendables 3 poster
23 August 2014, by Coco GreenBeauty Is is a 2-hour documentary about the attitudes and opinions of Black British women and men on the meaning of Black beauty. For women. The film argues that complex processes of internalised racism and alienation have arisen as a result of the media, cosmetic, health and fashion industries which idolise the white Barbie doll and are intent on helping Black women to become more like her. Beauty Is sets about unpacking the struggles for Black women that result from the social pressures (...)