Sundance 2020: ‘Sergio’ Review – Wagner Moura and Ana de Armas Carry Netflix’s New Biopic

Netflix's new biopic, Sergio, follows the life of the famed Brazilian United Nations diplomat Sérgio Vieira de Mello. His extraordinary life was driven by the fight for human rights as he helped refugees and those in need within collapsed nations across the world. His resume rose him high in the U.N's arsenal of expert negotiators.…

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Sundance 2020: ‘Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren & Stimpy Story’ Review – Ethics Get Questioned by the Ugly Truths of a Beloved Cartoon

Ren & Stimpy, the widely known program Nickelodeon probably wants people to slowly start forgetting. The scrawny chihuahua and blue-nosed cat blew up the cartoon industry in the early 90s, making way for the massive wave of animation auteurism that gave birth to many classics. It is completely fair to say that Spongebob Squarepants, Courage the…

Sundance 2020: ‘Jumbo’ Review – An Out of the Ordinary, Yet Niche Love Story

No other film this year will take you on an emotional ride like Jumbo- quite literally. One of Sundance 2020's more unaccustomed films, this is the first feature from Belgian director/screenwriter Zoé Wittock. This could not be a louder proclamation of a debut; Wittock has gravitas and is here to shake conventional filmmaking. Rooted in…

BAFTA Preview – Willem Dafoe BAFTA: A Life in Pictures

'BAFTA A Life in Pictures' is a long-running series of interviews conducted live in which some of the world's top talent have attended, giving insights into their career and experiences working on their films. The series has hosted interviews with talent including David Fincher, Kenneth Branagh, Martin Scorsese, Alan Rickman, Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes, Keira…

BAFTA Preview: Noah Baumbach, Robert Eggers, Céline Sciamma – BAFTA Screenwriters Lectures

2019 marks the tenth year of BAFTA's annual Screenwriters Lecture Series. Taking place at Curzon Cinemas over the next few months, the Mayfair and Soho locations will be home to the celebration of some of the best screenwriting voices working today. The Screenwriters Lecture Series is a event to focus and celebrate the creative talents…

Jojo Rabbit, Waves review – London Film Festival 2019 Final Reviews

Overwhelmed with the sheer amount of films that played at the BFI London Film Festival 2019, I have decided to review them all in one go. So, below are reviews for all the films that have yet to go up on the site and in addition to the festival films, there are a few bonus…

Forget Endgame, This is the Superhero Story we Need – Editor Wyatt Smith Talks on ‘Harriet’ (Exclusive TIFF 2019 Interview)

With the countless amount of historical-figure biopics that are churned out each year, It’s baffling to think that the story of Harriet Tubman is only now being immortalised with a film adaptation. Harriet is directed by Kasi Lemmons (Talk To Me) and features a magnificent performance from British-star-on-the-rise Cynthia Erivo as the titular Harriet Tubman.…

Martin Scorsese on The Irishman and Marvel “Invading” Cinemas | London Film Festival 2019

Ending off the BFI London Film Festival 2019 was Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, the closing night gala, attended by Martin Scorsese himself, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Harvey Keitel. A couple of hours prior to it's glitzy Leicester Square premiere, the BFI London Film Festival held a special press conference with attending guests; Scorsese,…

Robert Eggers Working On New ‘Mythological-Like’ Film

Robert Eggers debuted into the film industry with The Witch, a film that is now regarded as one of the best horror films of this century so far. A surely impressive start and now he has his second feature film making the rounds at film festivals. That being The Lighthouse, a psychological film detailing two…

IT Chapter Two: The Experience review

Underneath Waterloo station is where the IT Chapter Two experience is held, a limited frightfest of IT-induced scares, at the Waterloo Vaults. For a limited run, fans of IT can be witness to Warner Bros' immersive experience into the world of IT and the town of Derry. You follow in the footsteps of the losers,…