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Sunday 26th October 2014

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ArchWay With Words 2014: Will Self in conversation

ArchWay With Words 2014: Will Self in conversation

Will Self was at ArchWay With Words to promote his new work Shark. The Upcoming caught up with him at the literary festival to talk allegory, anarchy and humankind. In your new book Shark, the image of the shark manifests itself in all [read more]

London Film Festival 2014: Testament of Youth premiere – a chat with the cast on the red carpet


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Testament of Youth premiere – a chat with the cast on the red carpet

Testament of Youth is a deeply soul searching film: it has hope, love and loss at the core of its existence. This new release documents the life of Vera Brittain, a girl at the time of World War I, who suffered many losses throughout her [read more]

ArchWay With Words 2014: Will Self

ArchWay With Words 2014: Will Self

Will Self is one of those increasingly rare and precious figures in contemporary British culture; a polemical and voracious man of letters with an oceanic intellect that crashes in prolific waves upon the sprawling beach of his fiction and [read more]

London Film Festival 2014: The Drop premiere – a chat with Noomi Rapace on the red carpet


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The Drop premiere – a chat with Noomi Rapace on the red carpet

The Drop is a crime thriller starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and the late James Gandolfini in his last role. Michael Roskam’s English debut has been adapted from the short story Animal Rescue by Denis Lehane, who also wrote the [read more]

London Film Festival 2014: Madame Bovary premiere – a chat with the cast on the red carpet


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Madame Bovary premiere – a chat with the cast on the red carpet

French director Sophie Barthes presents her own retelling of Gustav Flaubert’s classic debut starring Mia Wasikowska, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Rhys Ifans, Laura Carmichael and Ezra Miller. Set in France, Madame Bovary tells the story of [read more]

London Film Festival 2014: Mr Turner premiere – a chat with the cast on the red carpet


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Mr Turner premiere – a chat with the cast on the red carpet

At the very forefront of this year’s new wave of British biopics, Mike Leigh’s revelatory Mr Turner strides confidently into the 2014 London Film Festival. The film, starring the eponymous Timothy Spall, focuses on 20 years of the [read more]

Venice Film Festival 2014: interview with Adam Driver and Alba Rohrwacher for Hungry Hearts

Venice Film Festival 2014: interview with Adam Driver and Alba Rohrwacher for Hungry Hearts

We interviewed the winners of Coppa Volpi – best actor and actress – at the Venice Film Festival 2014. Adam Driver and Alba Rohrwacher co-star in Saverio Costanzo’s horror-romance Hungry Hearts. You jumped in ten days before the [read more]

Venice Film Festival 2014: Interviews with Ethan Hawke and Andrew Niccol for Good Kill

Venice Film Festival 2014: Interviews with Ethan Hawke and Andrew Niccol for Good Kill

After the unveiling of Andrew Niccol’s latest movie Good Kill, The Upcoming interviewed actor Ethan Hawke and the director at the 71st Venice Film Festival. Good Kill is the first fiction feature ever made about the drone programme [read more]

Venice Film Festival 2014: Interview with 3 Hearts director Benoit Jacquot

Venice Film Festival 2014: Interview with 3 Hearts director Benoit Jacquot

Presented at the Venice Film Festival 2014, 3 Hearts stars Benoit Poelvoorde and the three fantastic actresses Chiara Mastroianni, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Catherine Deneuve. This is what director Benoit Jacquot had to say about the movie. [read more]

The Hundred-Foot Journey: Dame Helen Mirren and cast discuss latest release

The Hundred-Foot Journey: Dame Helen Mirren and cast discuss latest release

The Hundred-Foot Journey is an extremely difficult movie to write about without making food puns. The cinematic feast (see!) stars Dame Helen Mirren as Madame Mallory – a French restaurateur whose gastronomic supremacy of a sleepy [read more]

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