Synopsis: Jonas Olsen, a chess player haunted by a tragic past, is given an opportunity to participate in a mysterious game, DIVERTIMENTO....January 22, 2020
Principal photography has wrapped on ALI & AVA, the fourth feature from writer-director CLIO BARNARD (Dark River, The Selfish Giant, The Arbor), starring ADEEL AKHTAR (Four Lions, ‘Back To Life’) and CLAIRE RUSHBROOK (Secrets & Lies, ‘Home Fires’). The film is a compelling contemporary British love story imbued with the intricacies of age, class and race. ALI & AVA is produced by Clio Barnard’s long-term producer Tracy ...January 22, 2020
Now in its 15 year, Arrow Video FrightFest Glasgow 2020, will bring you the 13 of the hottest genre films from filmmakers around the world. https://frightfest.co.uk...January 17, 2020
Elizabeth McCafferty Enters Pre-Production Of Her Neo-Feminist, Cannibalistic, Tale Of Love & Revenge LOVE YOU TO DEATH.
LOVE YOU TO DEATH Is the brainchild of Elizabeth McCafferty. A dark and twisted look into the world of relationships and the trust we put into them. This is a neo-feminist, cannibalistic, tale of love and revenge. Elizabeth has been working non stop to assemble a hungry, predominantly female, cast and crew looking to stamp their mark within the film industry. ‘’I want to support as many women in the industry as possible. It’s important we continue to make work and opportunities to lift eac...January 17, 2020
Daniel Draper (Dennis Skinner: Nature of the Beast) Talks About His Second Documentary THE BIG MEETING.
BritFlicks Podcast host Stuart Wright talks with director Daniel Draper (Dennis Skinner: Nature of the Beast) about his second documentary THE BIG MEETING. THE BIG MEETING is still screening across the UK and Ireland. For dates and locations near you see www.galafilm.co.uk/screenings Purchase THE BIG MEETING from Amazon...January 16, 2020
Synopsis: Carlos (Carlos Carvalho) is an artist stranded in London. Although he doesn’t need anything, he feels he is still missing something. Carlos is struggling with human relations – his Producer ( Sumit Chakravati ) isn’t keen in letting him having a say on his own project. His Best Friend doesn’t really listen to him and every Date ( Eleonora Cucciarelli ) goes somehow wrong. Carlos’ perspective on life changes when he meets Veronica ( Laura Jean Marsh ), an other-wor...January 16, 2020
Daniel O'Reilly is better known to some as the controversial character ‘Dapper Laughs’, after a rollercoaster career which has led to his own TV series, a feature film, a stay in the Celebrity Big Brother house and a number of sell out gigs including O'Reilly's latest show ‘Good Vibes Only’, Daniel is also no stranger to a few lows, however, the comedian wouldn't change a thing “you have to take the rough with the smooth as that is what makes us who we are” explains O'Reilly.&nb...January 15, 2020
ORIGINAL GANGSTER is the stoic chronicles of Castor, orphaned as a child, forced to survive in the wild and his colorful journey through the criminal underworld of London....January 15, 2020
The National Film Awards UK which celebrates the achievements of established and independent filmmakers, actors, actresses, casting directors, production companies and crew who make up the motion picture industry take place on the 20th of March 2020 in London and will be broadcast exclusively on Sky Showcase and syndicated in all major territories around the world....January 15, 2020
Signature Entertainment Present Olga Kurylenko & Gary Oldman In THE COURIER On Digital 27 January & Blu-Ray 3 February 2020.
Set against a gritty London backdrop, Olga Kurylenko plays a tough motorbike courier whose day takes a wrong turn after discovering a package she's carrying is a bomb… The target? Nick Murch (Amit Shah, The Witcher, Final Score), the only witness able to testify against ruthless crime lord Ezekiel Mannings (Gary Oldman, The Dark Knight). As the British Police and FBI scramble to deal with the mess, the mysteriously well-trained and equipped courier teams up with unlikely partner...January 15, 2020
Canadian Irreverent Filmmakers Fabian Velasco & Milos Mitrovic Push The Anti-Comedy Genre To An Extreme In TAPEWORM.
the feature debut by Canadian filmmakers Milos Mitrovic and Fabian Velasco is having its US Premiere at the Slamdance Film Festival. The film that Screen Anarchy calls a “cringe comedy” introduces a loosely connected group of nobodies who trudge through their tedious existence in the dreadful city of Winnipeg. In just over 77 minutes, we observe the daily activities of a hypochondriac, a dull comedian, a loner and his mother, as well as two naive ...January 15, 2020
Vertigo Releasing announced that anticipated thriller VILLAIN starring Craig Fairbrass (The Rise of the Footsoldier franchise, Muscle), Robert Glenister (Live by Night, Journey’s End), George Russo (I Am Soldier) and Izuka Hoyle (Mary Queen of Scots) will be released in cinemas and on digital on the 28th February 2020. VILLAIN follows the harrowing journey of Eddie Franks (Fairbrass). After being released from prison after 10 years, Eddie attempts to help his family by reconnecting w...January 14, 2020
Synopsis: Fresh out on the streets from a 10-year prison sentence, a killer is focused on seeking vengeance against his beloved sister’s murderers. Aided by those he believes he can trust, they go on a 24 hour killing spree to settle all scores as a discredited female detective, whose superior questions her every move must deal with her past before she can uncover the shocking truth behind their motives. Order 24 HOURS IN LONDON from Amazon...January 13, 2020
BritFlicksExtra went on set to film behind the scenes of Tom Paton’s action movie 400 BULLETS, which has recently wrapped at the new Mosley Studios situated just outside Coventry. And here we were excited to see for the first time on British soil, Justin Eugene Evans’ potentially revolutionary new LED lighting system, ANTHEM ONE. Here Justin talks about the features and new technology that make ANTHEM ONE a game changer in movie lighting....January 12, 2020
UNDER THE SHADOW was lauded by Mark Kermode as a “brilliantly intelligent thriller” and one of his top 10 films of the decade, Iranian director Babak Anvari’s Sundance 2016 hit UNDER THE SHADOW is loved by audiences and critics alike, and was the UK’s Foreign Language submission to the Academy Awards. Part ghost story, part social thriller with cutting political commentary, the film is already considered a genre classic and is set for its UK Blu-ray debut on 10 February, in a feature pac...January 10, 2020
Picturehouse Entertainment To Release TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG In UK & Irish Cinemas 28 February 2020.
Kurzel’s film shatters the mythology of the notorious icon to reveal the essence behind the life of Ned Kelly and in doing so will take audiences on a mesmerizing journey into the ashes of this brutal period in history. Spanning the younger years of Kelly’s life and the events leading up to his death, the film explores the motivations for the demise of this legendary figure. Youth and tragedy collide in the Kelly Gang, and at the beating heart of this tale is the fractured and powerful love ...January 10, 2020
Synopsis: With her dancing career on hold and her baby due in three months, Lisa’s (Lisa Miller) focus is on saving her marriage; while husband Harry (Haston McLaren) seems more committed to his role of aviator than that of father. Lisa strives to make sense of Harry’s behaviour, but is unaware of the secret trauma that he is keeping from her. As their relationship begins to disintegrate, Harry has his own way of dealing with the crisis....January 10, 2020
The Slamdance Film Festival will host the World Premiere of the rom-com doc SHOOT TO MARRY, the long-awaited follow-up to Canadian filmmaker Steve Markle’s cult classic Camp Hollywood. The documentary is part of the Breakouts Selection, which showcases films by feature directors who demonstrate a determined vision of filmmaking that is instinctively becoming their own. Northern Banner Releasing (the Canadian distribution arm of Raven...January 8, 2020
Dystopian films have wrapped their latest feature shot entirely on location in Las Vegas, a blackly comic neo-noir titled STEALING CHAPLIN....January 7, 2020
Synopsis: A care home for child runaways takes in a 11-year-old girl, her only belongings are a Doll and mysterious Doll House. She refuses to speak and won’t ever let go of her doll. The other children tease her. People start to disappear and seem to appear as tiny dolls inside the doll house. An evil entity haunts the doll and doll house and is collecting the souls of the children for its ultimate cause, to be alive. ...January 6, 2020
Outline: Lost in her own unresolved past and troubled sense of self, Monica (Bayley Freer) embarks on an obsessive relationship with a mysterious stranger – Michael (Steven Murphy). Seemingly recognising a kindred spirit and the answer to her woes, Monica follows Michael into a dangerous underground world of violence and abuse, where events rapidly spiral out of control. MY SAVIOUR is a hard hitting tale of love, obsession, twisted morality and ultimately justice – no matter how cruelly...January 5, 2020
Central City Media have announced they will release STALKED on demand from 30th December. Written & Directed by Justin Edgar (The Marker, We Are The Freaks) and Produced by Phil Arkinstall, it stars Rebecca Rogers (Shadow of the Tomb Raider, The Rebel, the Solder and the Outcast), Laurence Saunders (The Snarling, The Seasoning House), Stephen Uppal (The Mummy) and Vanessa Donovan (London Unplugged, The Marker)....January 3, 2020
BritFlicks Podcast host Stuart Wright talks with writer/director Mark Jenkin about 2019's cinematic masterpiece - BAIT. Synopsis: Martin Ward is a cove fisherman, without a boat. His brother Steven has re-purposed their father’s vessel as a tourist tripper, driving a wedge between the brothers. With their childhood home now a get-away for London money, Martin is displaced to the estate above the picturesque harbour.As his struggle to restore the family to their traditional place creates i...January 2, 2020
Synopsis: Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) stars as Tim Jenkin, a real-life ANC activist who was branded a terrorist – and imprisoned - in Africa’s maximum-security Pretoria prison in the late 1970’s during Apartheid. Along with two fellow freedom fighters, played by Daniel Webber (The Punisher, The Dirt) and Mark Leonard Winter (The Dressmaker) Tim made a complex and daring escape 18 months into his incarceration using handcrafted wooden keys. The ingenious escape attempt happened 40 ...January 2, 2020
Making the very successful TV Series, ‘Downton Abbey,’ into a film was always going to be problematic. Most of the big dramatic storylines have been told, and we left the Abbey’s family, the Crawley’s, on the small screen, with the 1920’s well underway, and devoid of the sort of world crisis that would help any big story along. So, what was there left to warrant a big screen story? Quite a lot as it turns out. Thanks to the able screenwriting talents of Julian Fellowes, and the wonderf...January 2, 2020 Posts 1-25 of 604 | Page next