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Bad Sugar in America

Abandoned Channel 4 comedy pilot Bad Sugar has been picked up by American TV network Fox, with Sharon Horgan on board as a producer.

Back in 2012, Channel 4 aired  223 more words


Preview: Prevenge

Last week, Alice Lowe’s Prevenge made a big splash at the London Film Festival, as well wowing audiences during screenings in Spain. Next week, it comes to… 1,708 more words

Alice Lowe

Four Lions (2010)

Director: Christopher Morris

Stars: Riz Ahmed, Asher Ali, Nigel Lindsay

Who would have thought a film about jihad terrorists would be funny? Four Lions is a fearlessly brilliant political satire, which follows the mishaps of a group of British extremist Muslim men, who aspire to be suicide bombers. 589 more words

Film Review

Cuban Fury

There’s a bit of Cuban but not so much fury in this romantic dance flick. Despite a winning cast and pulsating soundtrack, the movie hews too closely to convention and offers nothing that hasn’t been done better elsewhere. 462 more words

Western Movie Reviews

Prevenge to open Venice International Film Critics Week

Prevenge – the new film written by, directed by and starring Alice Lowe – is to open the prestigious Venice International Film Critics Week.

Shot over 11 days with a micro budget and crew, the partially improvised revenge movie focuses on a pregnant woman who loses her grip on reality and embarks on a revenge killing spree. 154 more words


Four Lions

Sat and watched Four Lions again last night and forgot how hilarious this movie really is. If you are in need of cheering up and have an hour and a half to spare then you really need to give this movie a chance. 412 more words


Four Lions (2010)

A group of dim-witted working class British Muslims declare a jihad on the establishment.

Chris Morris once again prods at the boundaries of good taste with this scatter shot spoof of Islamic extremism and the government’s response to terrorism. 125 more words