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’…
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.
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! […]
Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction…except for this week. Mancunian zombies, Hobbits and *very* strange neighbours feature in the Top 5 screening events for w/c 25/5
Now in its fifth year, Scalarama returns to screens all across the UK this September. The aim of the season is to celebrate cinema in all its forms – that means everyone, everywhere can join in, whether you are a long-established picture palace or a just-started film club. Last year’s season saw over 250 different […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]