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Screening Highlights – 3/11 – LOVE AND WAR

Five interesting film screenings to look out for this week, including different perspectives on wars past and present, live scored film commissions, affairs of the heart, and a classic feline horror.   OVER GADEN UNDER VANDET (ABOVE THE STREET BELOW THE WATER) Monday 3 November 2014 · 7:45pm @ Gustav Adolfs Church, LIVERPOOL Whilst we’re […]

SCREENING HIGHLIGHTS: HALLOWEEN

“What are you gonna be for Halloween? Animal. Idiot! Hippie!!”  (Buck 65, Halloween song) There’s plenty of choice for Halloween screenings, including crap witches, cenobytes, werewolves, a kid-friendly frankenstein, pop vampires, post-modern haunted houses and good old pagan burnings. I’ve picked 6 of the best below. SEE ALL SCREENINGS TAGGED HALLOWEEN   CRAP FILM CLUB […]

Screening Highlights 13/10 – Visions Of The Past/Present/Future

This week is once again filled with fantastic cinematic treats nationwide, for anyone seeking something a little more substantial than the modern multiplex experience. Covering a wide range of subjects from the BFI’s fantastic Sci-Fi season to Black History Month, there is truly something for everyone this week on the map. =========   FIRST WORLD […]

SCREENING HIGHLIGHTS: 6/10 – Godzilla VS Cary Grant

This weeks picks are from Laura Robertson, co-founder and editor of The Double Negative online arts and culture magazie. She is also a curator, and part time tutor of Critical and Professional Practice, Fine Art BA Hons, Liverpool John Moores University. ============ STILL THE ENEMY WITHIN –  6pm, Mon 6th Oct @Cornerhouse, MANCHESTER “The mainstream media didn’t […]

Screening Highlights: 29/9 – Watch the Skies!

As Scalarama comes to a close, it bows out with a flurry of fantastic screenings and a final farewell party, before three new festivals appear on the horizon, creating perhaps the most epic weekend of event cinema the North has ever seen. ================ PSYCHOTRONIC CINEMA presents LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT (35MM) – Tue 30th […]

Screening Highlights: 15/9 – There can be only one!

  Once again I’m spoilt for choice, with screenings of The Glitterball, The Visitor, Rear Window and Night of the Hunter, as well as an ape-inspired double bill, and more, so much more. It’s the kind of overwhelming feeling I used to get as a child in the video store trying to choose just one […]

Magic Lantern: How to start a Film Club

Great article on the Guardian this week providing advice and inspiration on starting a film club from Magic Lantern Film Club based in Sheffield. read the full article here.  Movie Carol (2015)

Changing Ecology of the Film Club

With the Cinema For All national conference coming up, I wrote a piece looking at the importance and evolution of the film club for The Double Negative. excerpt below. (also worth checking out this piece on the Guardian website by Magic Lantern film club on ‘How To Start A Film Club’. ======= Though nearly 70 […]

Screening Highlights: 8/9 – Questions and Answers

There is far too much on this week to realistically choose from (check out some of the events on the SCALARAMA HIGHLIGHTS), so I’ve decided to go for five events that offer something to chew on after the film itself. A good Q&A or debate can change your reading of the film many times over, […]

Scalarama Highlights

There is an absolute wealth of screenings on offer for Scalarama. I asked a few people what they were looking forward to the most.   Timon Singh –  Bristol Bad Film Club, @timonsingh /@Theotherbbfc, I’m really looking forward to our 80s action double bill of cult VHS classics – Deadly Prey and Hard Ticket to […]

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