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Rio 2 premiere: In conversation on the red carpet in London

Rio 2 premiere: In conversation on the red carpet in London

Prior to the screening of Rio 2, The Upcoming spoke with comedian-turned-actor Rufus Hound, singer and actress Michelle Heaton, ornithologist Bill Oddie, and radio and TV presenter Jenni Falconer. Here is what they told us:  Rufus, are [read more]

The Rocket: interview with director Kim Mordaunt

The Rocket: interview with director Kim Mordaunt

Kim Mordaunt is the Australian director and writer behind the The Rocket, a film based in Laos that has spoken to many. A true underdog story of a young boy’s battle against cultural stigma, exploring the nature of family and acceptance, [read more]

Nymphomaniac: interview with actors Stellan Skarsgård and Stacy Martin

Nymphomaniac: interview with actors Stellan Skarsgård and Stacy Martin

Swedish acting veteran Stellan Skarsgård, and the up-and-coming actress Stacy Martin, both of whom star in Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac Volumes 1 and 2, discuss the new film and what it was like working with one of the most [read more]

London Film Academy: a chat with directors Anna MacDonald and Daisy Gili

London Film Academy: a chat with directors Anna MacDonald and Daisy Gili

The London Film Academy celebrated its tenth birthday last August. The website reveals just how much LFA has achieved over its first decade; an extensive list of courses, from year-long graduate diplomas in film-writing and film-making to [read more]

Cathedrals of Culture: interview with one of the directors, Michael Madsen

Cathedrals of Culture: interview with one of the directors, Michael Madsen

We spoke with Michael Madsen, one of the directors of Cathedrals of Culture about his contribution, filmmaking and thoughts on criminality. How were you invited to contribute to Cathedrals of Culture? Michael Madsen: I was the first [read more]

The Monuments Men: a chat with the cast on the red carpet in London

The Monuments Men: a chat with the cast on the red carpet in London

The Monuments Men – the greatest heist story in the history of the world. With an emphasis on comedy, telling the arduous – and true – story of war heroes who fought for the cultural preservation of Europe, this film, written [read more]

RoboCop premiere: A chat with the cast on the red carpet in London

RoboCop premiere: A chat with the cast on the red carpet in London

RoboCop has every police-drama fan’s dream – dramatic walks away from explosions, car chases, and guns with seemingly infinite rounds of ammunition. The 2014 action flick boasts franchise fillers Gary Oldman and Samuel L Jackson, with [read more]

Set to take the music scene by storm in 2014: Interview with Katie Cole

Set to take the music scene by storm in 2014: Interview with Katie Cole

One to watch out for, Katie Cole might just be 2014’s biggest hit. The Australian singer-songwriter is already a favourite on Radio 2 after creating waves with her EP Lost Inside a Moment; now she is gearing up to storm the UK with a [read more]

Kill Your Darlings: Interview with John Krokidas

Kill Your Darlings: Interview with John Krokidas

Ahead of the release of his directorial debut Kill Your Darlings, John Krokidas talks to The Upcoming. What was it about this story that made you want to bring it to the screen? My best friend and college roommate was the one that brought [read more]

Will Sergeant of Poltergeist chats to The Upcoming

Will Sergeant of Poltergeist chats to The Upcoming

Instrumental trio Poltergeist are currently touring the UK following the release of their debut record Your Mind Is a Box (Let Us Fill It with Wonder) earlier this year. The group consists of original Echo and the Bunnymen members Will [read more]

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