Features, Interviews

How We Made True History of the Kelly Gang

After premiering at Toronto International Film Festival in September 2019 and moving onto Glasgow Film Festival in February 2020, True History of the Kelly Gang was finally released in the US on April 24, 2020 (exactly a year ago). Unfortunately this release was on VOD…

Features

1917 and the Purposeful Lens of Roger Deakins

[This contains detailed discussions of scenes in 1917, therefore there are obviously spoilers] A common theme links many of the films that have been deemed awards-worthy or critically-acclaimed this year – and that is memory. Some films take a nostalgic, wistful approach, like Once Upon…

Film News

Two New ‘1917’ Featurettes Released

To celebrate the third week as the #1 film at the UK box office, EOne have released two brand new featurettes for Sam Mendes’ 1917 – which is nominated for 10 Oscars and 9 BAFTA awards. Every Step of The Journey Lighting By Flares Be…

Episodes, JumpCast

JumpCast: Episode 10 – 1917

In our first episode of 2020, Nick is joined by Sam and Rhys to review Sam Mendes’ 1917 and to discuss the latest film news, including Billie Eilish signing up for the new Bond song.  Available on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor, Castbox + Stitcher We would absolutely love to hear…

Film Trailers, Films

First Trailer For Sam Mendes’ ‘1917’ Released

[kad_youtube url=”https://youtu.be/RcVEZ8ChpEA” ]   “At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (Captain Fantastic’s George MacKay) and Blake (Game of Thrones’ Dean-Charles Chapman) are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and…

Drama, Film Reviews, Romance, War, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Where Hands Touch (2018)

British director Amma Asante has prioritised telling the stories of black and mixed-race characters in period films during her career so far – a genre where they often they are over-looked and ignored. Her breakthrough feature Belle starred Gugu Mbatha-Raw as a real-life historical figure…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Captain Fantastic (2016)

‘Captain Fantastic’ had a storming festival season earlier this year, winning awards left, right and centre, but as with most indie films, it had a fairly limited release here in the UK. This is a huge shame for two reasons. Firstly, it didn’t get the…