Tag: Cinema

Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire Q&A in Leicester

Ben Wheatley, known for his films High Rise (2015), Sightseers (2012) and Kill List (2011), has been touring independent cinemas (including our very own Phoenix Cinema in Leicester) throughout the UK this year screening his newest feature, Free Fire and...

/ 9th March 2017

Lion is as emotionally captivating as it is critically acclaimed

Dev Patel, as an actor has really developed and grown since his breakthrough role in teen angst show Skins and Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire, throw in a smattering of lesser known roles and we get to Lion, the real standout...

/ 21st January 2017

More Than Meets The Eyeballs- The Hidden Gems Of 2016

  Kubo and the Two Strings (Dir. Travis Knight) Kubo and the Two Strings is Laika Entertainment’s latest and most ambitious production to date. A combination of painstakingly captured stop motion and CGI, Kubo and the Two Strings certainly delivers on sheer spectacle. Its...

/ 17th January 2017

‘The Girl On The Train’ Grosses $100 Million

Tate Taylor’s adaptation is slick, stylish and boasts an impressive performance from Emily Blunt, but the urgency and suspense of Paula Hawkins’s hit novel is lost in translation. Many believed that the marketing for this film was not sufficient enough...

/ 27th October 2016

Will Spectre overtake Skyfall for the highest grossing UK film ever?

    [SPOILERS AHEAD] Spectre is the 24th James Bond film and the successor to the UK’s highest grossing film ever; Skyfall. But did it live up to its predecessor? In my opinion… no it didn’t. Don’t get me wrong, I...

/ 28th October 2015

5 things to avoid if you’re single on Valentine’s Day

Every single girl’s worst nightmare is being alone on Valentine ’s Day. If it is not bad enough that your parents keep asking you ‘So when you going to bring a nice boy home for us to meet?’ you have...

/ 9th February 2015