Screening Film


What are your Scalarama highlights?

The Scalarama 2015 programme has gone live and the UK map has exploded with cinematic transgressions in various formats – from VHS to 70mm, repertory cinema is alive and happening somewhere near you! Tell us which events you’re most looking forward to and we’ll be sharing them throughout August.

The Silent, The Canted Angle, The Homage: A Brief History of Film This Week.

The summer is reaching its peak and the films on offer around the country are really starting to heat up. There’s films with great introductions beforehand, films in cool new spaces and even showings on rooftops. What more could you ask for?

THIS WEEK IN FILM: Some Like It Hot, Others Like to Walk Home Alone at Night

Black and white movie gold from 1917 – 2014, and everything in between.

THIS WEEK IN FILM: Jungle, Beats, Protest & Pigeons

Intended to hightlight those films that brings a fresh and innovative approach – a good combination for the long summer days.

Secret Garden Cinema

I spoke to Gemma Morrow and Nicola Green from Secret Garden Cinema, about their upcoming outdoor film season, and the logistics of multi-story cinema….   Tell us a bit about you both – you both studied in Liverpool is that right? We went to school together and have been best friends for over 15 years. […]

THIS WEEK IN FILM: Zombies, velvet, favelas and Europe between the wars

This week’s picks are by Alberto Serna, Spanish boy living in cosy Rotherhithe, London. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) 08/07/2015 – 08:45 pm Roman Gardens, Pepper Street, Chester, CH1 1QQ Like every Wes Anderson’s work, The Grand Budapest Hotel is a visual feast. Symmetrically and exquisitely art directed, the film is also wonderful in its […]

This Week In Film: Freaks, Fangs and French Holidays from Hell

A tour of some of the best screenings across the country this week, chosen Jaq Chell of Cinema For All.

Cinemation Podcast Ep 22: I Want To Be A Cinema! + CineClub Film Society MTL

Following on from our blog post about the CineClub Film Society of Montreal, I created a short radio interview with founder Phillippe Spurrell, which is featured as part of the excellent monthly podcast by CINEMANATION. The episode also features a great intro to starting your own film club, and some upcoming news about Scalarama!   […]

Week in Film: beauty, brutalism and Bela Lugosi

Yorkshire-based film programmer and event organiser LIFFlaura looks ahead to the next week in film – from swooning teenagers to 1950s wooden zombies, it’s all there in the mix.

Interview with Philippe Spurrell – Cinéclub Film Society in Montreal

Before I headed back home to Manchester, I managed to meet up with Philippe Spurrell and ask him a few questions. You’ll be able to hear more from the interview and more about the Cinéclub Film Society in Montreal on the upcoming Cinemanation Podcast from Monday 22nd June. I’m drinking coffee in the kitchen. A […]

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