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When our esteemed 'dear leader' the editor of Movie Marker first asked me to cover the Newport Beach Film Festival awards, I had visions of having to don a pair of Uggs and traipsing down to some freezing town...
Director: Stephen Gaghan Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Edgarr Ramirez Released: 3rd February 2017 (UK) Matthew McConaughey introduced a preview of this film at the Ham Yard hotel in Soho last week. He told us that it was one of the two best...
The London Film Critics Circle was hosting its annual awards event the night Philip Seymour Hoffman died. A journalist had seen the news on his phone and whispered it to some of us as we made our way into...
It’s a tough, dirty chore going to glamorous awards events but, hey, someone’s got to do it. So, during this awards season I will selflessly slip on a party dress, smear ' socialite red’ lipstick on my lips and sashay...
Charlotte George is a writer and director who has created over 100 short films for the web, working with human rights charities, major production companies as well as original content. She has recently ventured into TV drama directing, working...
Strictly may have finished its run for the year but the Oscar dance I mentioned in my last article is just heating up. This week, Denzel Washington, owner of two Oscars and a shoo in for best lead actor...

Silence

Director: Martin Scorsese Stars: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano, Ciarán Hinds, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Yôsuke Kubozuka Released: 1st January 2017 (UK) "But who is going to pay to see this film?" The woman sitting behind me asked after the multi media screening of Silence,...
The Golden Globes are one of the biggest awards of the year. This year it could be the one that cements a lead for either Moonlight or La La Land, so all eyes will be on the nominations. The announcement is expected...
Elliot Grove, Founder of The Raindance Film Festival and the BIFA awards, film producer and film teacher. His first intern was Edgar Wright and Christopher Nolan is one of his former students. Independent film is: A film made without industry resources....
If you thought the Clinton and Trump presidential campaigns were ugly, you're going to need industrial strength Valium to get you through the next three months of Oscar campaigns! They are going to be every bit as ugly - just...
In years to come people will know where they were when they heard that Brangelina was no more. Yes, unless you've been meditating under a rock with earplugs and potato slices covering each eye for the past fortnight, you will...
I Written by Rehna “People go to see films that have a buzz around them,” said Meryl Streep. We all listened intently, our fingers poised to record the pearls of wisdom that would fall from the mouth of a movie goddess,...
Director: Derek Cianfrance Stars: Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, Rachel Weisz Released: November 4th 2016 (UK) Reviewer: Rehna Azim The women sitting around me openly dabbed at their eyes and sighed heavily. The men cleared their throats gruffly and turned to gaze for a...

Movie Reviews.

Redoubtable

Released: 11th May 2018 Directed By: Michel Hazanavicius Starring: Louis Garrel, Stacy Martin Reviewed By: Sinead Beverland Having charmed international audiences with the Oscar winning The Artist back in 2011,...

News

Danny Boyle Officially Confirmed To Direct Bond 25

The 'will he/won't he return' saga concerning its suave leading man. The intense speculation on a certain master of Olympic ceremonies being involved. Well today,...