Screening Film



Well, it’s the first post in 5 years, and it’s a short one. Sadly the site will be going down for good next week on 9th April.

Mega Drive Movie Club

Dan Farrimond gives us a tour through some films that failed to make the transition to the 16bit screen.

“Nine, Ten, never sleep again” – Wes Craven (1939 – 2015)

A master and innovator of the horror genre has passed on, but his work remains to haunt our nightmares

THIS WEEK IN FILM – Film galore: Scalarama & much more.



Michael Pierce reflects on his own cinema history as he recommends five events that mean something to him, five great films from different eras, and different spaces – because where you see a film matters…

Looking forward to Scalarama 2015 – Your Highlights

With such an amazing programme coming up, how on earth do you choose what to go see this September?

This Week In Film: Bad Witches, Crap Sharks and Wonderful Scalarama

This week’s map really covers the cinematic spectrum. From arguably the best film of the year in ‘Selma’ to the best teen movie of the 90’s in ‘The Craft’ via a film that makes ‘Zombeavers’ look like ‘Au Hasard Balthazar’…

Write for the Scalarama Blog

Scalarama is an openly sourced film season – from the newspaper to all the events, it is the work of many people, projecting their passion. Join in by writing a blog about anything you want as long as it’s connected with cinema – movie epiphanies? What makes the perfect double-bill? Review of an event? Share […]

This Week in Film: Appropriate Outdoor Behaviour for Indie Rock Lion Kings

A fine bunch of cinema both indoors and out, ranging from Batman on a car park rooftop to the comedic struggles of a Bi-sexual Persian-American Woman in New York City!

Is the Film Industry Doing Enough to be Representative?

Now that many of 2014’s successes have slowly rolled out onto the big screens of the UK, the Nottingham Alternative Film Network team decided to look back and take stock of the year’s hits and misses. And one thing definitely stood out: Several films about blind, Deaf or disabled people flourished exceptionally well last year, […]

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