Feature Tag Archive

Justin Doherty & Neil Fox Merge Challenging Cinema With Professional Film Practice in ‘Wilderness’

Live Action

11th May, 2017

Justin Doherty & Neil Fox speak to DN about allying professional and emerging filmmakers on the production of their cinematically defiant feature debut.

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How Fraternal Filmmakers Bill and Turner Ross Made Their Documentary Breakthrough With ‘45365’

Documentary

1st May, 2017

We go back to where it all began for documentary duo Bill and Turner Ross by revisiting our interview for their debut feature about small town America.

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DN349: Matt Hopkins & Ben Lankester Document a Band Stuck in the Middle in ‘A Divorce Before Marriage’

Documentary, Music, Podcasts

13th April, 2017

Matt Hopkins & Ben Lankester's feature doc follows five-piece rock band I Like Trains as they struggle to breakthrough after losing their record deal.

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From Tragedy to Terror Nicolas Pesce Finds the Horror Within the Family Home in ‘The Eyes of My Mother’

Live Action

24th March, 2017

Nicolas Pesce tells DN about the advantages of shooting his debut feature twice and why music videos were the perfect boot camp for making weird films.

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How Good Are You? Reappraising Scorsese and the Importance of Early Works

Live Action

23rd March, 2017

DN looks back at two early features being re-released by the BFI from the cinematic master that is Martin Scorsese and considers where greatness begins.

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A Teenage Romance Turns Into a Surrealist Dreamscape in Damien Manivel’s ‘Le Parc’

Live Action

17th March, 2017

Director/Producer Damien Manivel discusses making his second feature, teenage romance, dreams and how restrictions can aid creativity in filmmaking.

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Stephen Kijak Chronicles the Torturous Journey Through Stardom of Japan’s Biggest Rock Band in ‘We Are X’

Documentary

1st March, 2017

Stephen Kijak’s feature doc follows the journey from the 1980s to the present day of the enigmatic one-­of­-a-kind cultural sensation that is X Japan.

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Before Moonlight: Oscar Nominated Director Barry Jenkins Discusses His Breakthrough Feature ‘Medicine for Melancholy’

Live Action

23rd February, 2017

Barry Jenkins shares his journey from almost school teacher to director and explains why he considers his breakthrough feature as a ‘home movie’.

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MarBelle Top Ten Feature Films of 2016

News

31st December, 2016

MarBelle stops with the handwringing and gets to ranking some of the quality cinema he watched in 2016 for his top ten features of the year list.

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Jeanie Finlay Top Ten Feature Films of 2016

News

30th December, 2016

Director Jeanie Finlay runs through the top ten films which left a lasting impression on her in the tumultuous year that was 2016.

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Rob Munday Top Ten Feature Films of 2016

News

29th December, 2016

From vicious bear attacks to flatulent corpses and Neo-Nazi punk-rock thrillers, 2016 was a pretty odd (and awesome) year for film concepts.

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Amber Williams Top Ten Feature Films of 2016

News

28th December, 2016

Witness the mastery and originality of today’s independent cinema as expressed in Amber's cherished list of the top ten feature films of 2016.

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