Screening Film

Category: Highlights

Screening Highlights – Long distance blade runners and Soviet-Cuban style

A rare screening of Cuban delight, the latest iteration of Ridley Scott’s class ic sci-fi, and a another great documentary from Dogwoof

Screening Highlights: The Passion and the Punks

Moxie McMurder picks her own top events for this week – including vampires, young punks and martyrs, plus a memorable performance from Robert Mitchum.

Easter Special – Butterflies, Sea Monsters, Yuppies & Other Tales

This week’s picks are by Alberto Serna, Spanish boy living in cosy Rotherhithe, London. Leviathan (2014) 31/03/2015 – 07:00 pm HULL INDEPENDENT CINEMA PROJECT AT HULL TRUCK – Hull Truck Theatre, 50 Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LB Cited as, perhaps, “one of the most poignant portrayals of modern Russian”, Leviathan earned nominations for the Palme D’or […]

Screening Highlights – The Strange, Bad and Beautiful Bastards of Cinema

This week’s picks are by Tom Grieve a Manchester based cinephile and occasional blogger, critic and reporter. You can find him on twitter: @thomasgrieve or on his blog: LOVE IS STRANGE 26/03/2015 – 07:30 pm CINEGALLERIA – Dean Clough, Halifax HX3 5AX Love is Strange opens with the wedding of George (Alfred Molina) and […]

Screening Highlights 16/3: Hell Raisers & Trailblazers

This week’s picks are by Jim Laycock aka Vis-a-Vis Film – a writer/blogger based in Manchester.   Ignore the naysayers, cinema is alive and well! On top of the usual dozens of outstanding film events nationwide, this week feels like an especially triumphant one for independent cinema, as A SMALL CINEMA: LIVERPOOL opens it’s doors […]

Screening Highlights: Treasure maps, bowls, cameras and masks.

This week’s picks are by Alberto Serna, Spanish boy living in cosy Rotherhithe, London. Nightcrawler 11/03/2015 – 15/03/2015, 8:30 pm Whirled Cinema – 259 Hardess Street Loughborough Junction SE24 0HN Understandably, this year’s Academy decision to leave out Jake Gyllenhaal caused controversy amongst film fans. Gyllenhaal’s career-best performance of social outcast crime paparazzo Lou Bloom […]

Mafia, Hitmen and Toons

This week’s picks are by Moxie McMurder – roller girl, film blogger and editor of Lead Jammer mag, Moxie McMurder picks her own top events for this week. Though mad, bad & dangerous to know, she’s clearly someone with a taste for the classics and the unusual. The Godfather: Part II 03/03/2015 – 06:00 […]

Growing up gay in the 1980s

This week’s picks are by Phoenix Fry, the film programmer behind Deptford Film Club, Nollywood Now, Design on Film and Mondo Pop. He loves popular world cinema, concert movies and 1980s British film. GAY ENTERTAINERS – AN APPRECIATION 26/02/2015 – 07:30 pm The Cinema Museum – 2 Dugard Way (off Renfrew Road) London SE11 […]

It Happened In Late Spring To The Selfish Giant Who Ate Duck Soup And Played The Hits.

This week’s picks are by Adam Scovell who decided on them in between watching episodes of Out Of The Unknown. Someone screen Out Of The Unknown please. A wide variety of films but all with one thing at their core; innovation. It seems almost a dirty word in popular cinema today (and it’s telling […]

Love is in the air: Méliès, Wiseau, Fincher, Bogart and The Right One.

This week’s picks are by Alberto Serna, Spanish boy living in cosy Rotherhithe, London. A Trip To The Moon (1902) 11/02/2015 – 7:30 pm HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE – Hackney Picturehouse, 270 Mare Street, E8 1HE Not a romantic movie per se, but a labour of love, A Trip To The Moon (1902) was George Méliè’s prove […]

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