Early on Monday morning, Greenpeace protestors moved into position on the BP Headquarters in central London, blocking all 5 entrances and shutting down the office. Calum was there on the scene to find out what happened next and why?
We chat to Abi Gilchrist, lead singer of popular vintage band Miss Kiddy & the Cads. Mum-of-two Abi studied at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and was a classical singer before starting Miss Kiddy with husband, composer Ross Power. How did Miss Kiddy & the Cads get together? Miss Kiddy and the Cads was […]
“Your parents know I’m black don’t they?” asks Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) as girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) prepares to take him to the lakeside estates of Upstate New York to meet the, on the face of it, middle-class liberal mum and dad. And so begins Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner horror style circa 2017. The characterisation […]
Set in the 28th century, Luc Besson’s fast-paced sci-fi spectacular casts Cara Delevigne (Sergeant Laureline) alongside Dane DeHaan (Major Valerian) as special operatives policing human territories in a multi-species universe. Right there it has an undoubted curiousity factor. Can she act? Surprising well. Natural, a calm authority, perfect American accent and (this is no lie) […]
IT WAS on this date, July 13 1923, that perhaps the most famous sign in the movie industry was officially dedicated over the Hollywood Hills on Mount Lee, Los Angeles, California. The 50-foot letters originally spelled Hollywoodland but in 1949 the ‘land’ part was removed. It was erected as a local real estate subdivision by […]
Film lovers will be excited to know that a new Curzon cinema will be opening in Aldgate, East London in January 2017. With the Genesis Cinema just down the road in Whitechapel the East End will be spoilt for choice as its reputation as a cultural hub grows. It will form part of a cool […]
A film that feels more like a play than a film, but with the special effects plays could never feature. The sets are minimal, a carriage and the interior of a wooden frontier hut. Not many directors can hold an audience’s attention for three hours with dialogue and blood alone, yet not many filmmakers write […]
Could 2016 be the year that Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins an Oscar? Anyone who has seen his latest, The Revenant, seems to think he stands a very strong chance. The Revenant, which translates roughly as someone who returns after death or a long absence, is DiCaprio’s first collaboration with notoriously-method director Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu, who […]