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The Look of Silence | Movie review

The Look of Silence
MOVIE REVIEW

Since making such an impact on the minds and hearts of cinema-goers with the haunting and powerful The Act of Killing, Joshua Oppenheimer returns with the second instalment: The Look of Silence. Whereas the first film focused more on [read more]

Return to Sender | Movie review

Return to Sender
MOVIE REVIEW

In 1962, Elvis Presley released a jolly song called Return to Sender. Faced now with a film with the same name, one could be forgiven for thinking that the film might itself be a jolly rom-com, rather than a thriller. It even has a best [read more]

Man Up | Movie review

Man Up
MOVIE REVIEW

The Inbetweeners director Ben Palmer has announced that with Man Up he wanted to celebrate the rom-com genre. Palmer did not want to subvert the tainted genre nor attempt anything meta in this latest release, but embrace both its follies [read more]

Lauda: The Untold Story | Movie review

Lauda: The Untold Story
MOVIE REVIEW

Lauda: The Untold Story is an interesting if occasionally obtuse documentary looking at the circumstances surrounding Formula One champion Niki Lauda’s infamous crash at Nurburgring in 1976. The documentary makers use the crash to shine [read more]

Sword of Vengeance | Movie review

Sword of Vengeance
MOVIE REVIEW

Sword of Vengeance seeks to cash in on a recent renaissance in historical action cinema, spearheaded by recent films such as Exodus: Gods and Kings. The plot can be pretty accurately surmised from the title alone, centring on a nameless [read more]

The New Girlfriend: interviews with Francois Ozon and Romain Duris

The New Girlfriend: interviews with Francois Ozon and Romain Duris

Critically acclaimed and internationally renowned French director François Ozon has a well-deserved reputation for his witty, satirical films. One of the most important figures in French New Wave cinema, he’s always to be counted on [read more]

The Dead Lands | Movie review

The Dead Lands
MOVIE REVIEW

An action film that aims to take the audience on a journey through New Zealand’s tribal history, The Dead Lands reflects on the ancient Maori. It centres on Hongi (James Rolleston), a Maori chieftain’s teenage son who must avenge his [read more]

Tomorrowland: A World Beyond press conference with George Clooney, Britt Robertson and Raffey Cassidy

Tomorrowland: A World Beyond press conference with George Clooney, Britt Robertson and Raffey Cassidy

Ahead of the release of Disney’s latest blockbuster Tomorrowland: A World Beyond, The Upcoming caught up with the stars, director Brad Bird and writers Damon Lindelof and Jeff Jenson to chat about their experiences making the film, [read more]

Tomorrowland: A World Beyond | Movie review

Tomorrowland: A World Beyond
MOVIE REVIEW

Directed by Brad Bird and based on the futuristic ideals and plans of Walt Disney, Tomorrowland: A World Beyond is an exciting joyride of a film. It follows the exploits of a former boy-genius called Frank (George Clooney), who is now an [read more]

Hot Tub Cinema returns to Shoreditch

Hot Tub Cinema returns to Shoreditch

As the weather warms, Pillow Cinema packs up its beanbags and makes way for Hot Tub Cinema. The former Shoreditch Underground Station on Brick Lane is transformed to accommodate many inflatable hot tubs squashed side-by-side, rendering the [read more]

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