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SXSW Film Festival 2017 Preview

The annual mid-March South by Southwest (better known as SXSW) shindig has just about everything going for it. Taking place in hip Austin, it’s perhaps best known as a musical festival, but the film portion has grown in importance as the…

TIFF 2016 Round-up

After a week and a half and hundreds of films, TIFF has come to an end. Taxi drivers can stop complaining about the forced pedestrianisation of King Street, the queue in Tim Hortons near the main venue will return to normal, and Toronto…

EIFF 2016: The Overview

And that's it. You don't need to put up with any more of my constant babbling (well, for a few days anyway). EIFF 2016 has come and gone, and what a fantastic 70th year it was for the festival. Kevin Smith (plus wife, Jen, and daughter,…

EIFF 2016 – Coming Attractions

Yes, as you may have noticed already, it's that time of year again. The time when Edinburgh is abuzz with movie screenings, movie audiences, and us pesky reviewers being as nice or nasty as each film seems to demand. And it's a special…

Sheffield DocFest 2016 Launch

RENOWNED INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL MADE IN SHEFFIELD OPENING NIGHT FROM SHEFFIELD’S CITY HALL ATTENDED BY MICHAEL MOORE TRANSMITTED TO 114 CINEMAS NATIONWIDE ACROSS THE UK REGGIE YATES, LOUIS THEROUX, KEN LOACH,…

All change for FrightFest

2016 is seeing some major changes for FrightFest, the UK's biggest genre film festival.  Earlier this year they announced that they would be holding this year's event - which runs from the 25th to the 29th August - at the VUE…