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Alice Lowe

Prevenge (2016)

After a weekend of praise for one female director reaching a breakneck magnitude another, in the form of Alice Lowe, has been bubbling quietly with murderous subtlety with her melancholy comedy horror. A project that breaks the mold in the…

LFF 2016 – Prevenge (2016)

Pregnancy can screw some people up. It can cause worry, abandonment and all-round trauma. However, the debut directorial film by Sightseers actress Alice Lowe shows that being pregnant can, quite simply, make you want to kill someone.…

Paddington (2014)

The beauty of a children’s book character is its mass appeal.  Fans young and old can quickly captivate the imagination of the reader or, in the case of author Michael Bond’s famous creation, capture the hearts of millions.  Now, after…

The Field (2013)

The Field is a 2013 British short film, written and directed by Andy Orr and Matt Jones, made under the auspices of Film London (a funding body which supports new British film) and screened as part of the London Calling program of short…

Sightseers (2012)

Love's journey British director Ben Wheatley and his writing and living partner Amy Jump have done three feature films now, all making use of a fresh blend of the domestic and banal with the brutal and criminal. Wheatley's debut, Down…

Sightseers (2012)

Ben Wheatley's stark and startling hitman horror flick Kill List was my favourite movie of 2011 by some margin, combining a grim kitchen sink authenticity with a nightmarish, otherworldly atmosphere of dread to stomach churning, emotionally…

Sightseers (2012)

A middle-aged, live-at-home Brummie dog psychologist escapes her mother’s small-minded clutches to go caravanning with her boyfriend, an out-of-work plastics extruder with a penchant for trams and pencils. He goes postal and starts killing…

Sightseers (2012)

From the director of Kill List (2011) comes an equally dark tale of love and murder. Written by comedians Steve Oram and Alice Lowe, who also star in the film as the main couple at the centre of the story, Sightseers is darkly comic with…

Sightseers (2012)

You know when you’re doing your daily commute and someone gets in the way, stands on the wrong side of the escalator or just hasn’t bothered to shower? Those are the people you find yourself wanting to hit with a cattle-prod, or at least…