What’s that bright spot on the horizon? It’s the Second International Conference on Colour in Film, which is back in London from 27-29 March 2017. The really good news is that the conference is half a day longer… 422 more words
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Honestly, this is a review of the Park Chan-Wook’s lecture which was held on 22nd October 2016.
One day, the BFI sent the email to early inform me that the Korean director Park Chan-Wook was going to have the lecture in the BFI (This is the few priorities of the BFI membership that we can book some tickets in advance). 596 more words
Cult classic Donnie Darko was released in 2001. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler, Zodiac, Nocturnal Animals) as troubled Donald Darko, the movie explores both time travel and mental health as Donnie and Frank (the man in a large, terrifying bunny suit that tells Donnie the world is ending in 28 days, 6 hours, 42 minutes, and 12 seconds) navigate their way through a turbulent timeline. 355 more words
It’s now 30 years since I first saw Gary Oldman act – as Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy (1986) – and almost 20 since I first met him in person – at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, for an interview about his debut as writer-director, Nil by Mouth (1997). 949 more words
Had he lived, today – 29 November 2016 – would have been the 102nd birthday of our dear friend, the late great double bassist extraordinaire, … 281 more words
If ever there were a time to discover the wonders of Nigerian Cinema, it would be now!
Having spanned film-making from its colonial era through to the present day, the sector, more affectionately known as ‘Nollywood’, has steadily risen in global influence, both creatively and financially, to become a record-breaking, billion-dollar industry. 217 more words