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UnderWire: Representation

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

20th November, 2010

The opening night of the first ever UnderWire Film Festival began on Thursday with five short films within the Representation category. This category was

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Holy Fuck – Red Lights

Music

8th November, 2010

This is quite possibly the best music video I have ever seen. Of course, this is a heavily biased statement as there are few things I love more in the world

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LFF2010: Over Until Next Year

Film Festival

1st November, 2010

The London Film Festival has been over for four days now, I’ve finished my reviews, caught up on some sleep and now feel I’m in the right frame of mind

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LFF2010: 127 Hours

Film Festival, Live Action

1st November, 2010

Danny Boyle’s latest film 127 hours is based on the true story of Aron Ralston, an American canyoneer who was trapped by a boulder in John Blue

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LFF2010: Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields

Documentary, Film Festival

30th October, 2010

Songwriter Stephin Merritt is hailed to many as the Cole Porter of his generation. Writing alongside his band The Magnetic Fields, he writes memorable,

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LFF2010: Dear Doctor

Film Festival, Live Action

30th October, 2010

Dear Doctor for me, was one of the surprise favourite films of the festival. Almost missing it, I was advised by a friend to fit it in and I’m glad I did.

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LFF2010: Home by Christmas

Documentary, Film Festival

29th October, 2010

Home by Christmas tells the unique story of Ed Preston’s experiences of World War II. Father to acclaimed New Zealand filmmaker Gaylene Preston, he

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DN LFF2010: Special Treatment – Jeanne Labrune

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

29th October, 2010

Alice (Isabelle Huppert) is a luxury prostitute in her fortys, our main protagonist throughout the film, she’s intelligent, strong and getting fed up with

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DN LFF2010 – Leap Year – Michael Rowe

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

29th October, 2010

Leap Year follows the month of February with freelance jounrnist, Laura. Shot within the four walls of her apartment, she observes her neighbours and eats

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DN LFF2010: Malavoglia – Pasquale Scimeca

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

28th October, 2010

Based on the famous novel by Giovanni Verga, Malavoglia is a film about a family of fisherman that live in a house known as ‘The Medlars House’

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DN LFF2010: Lemmy – Greg Olliver and Wes Orshoski

Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts

27th October, 2010

I feel silly trying to write an introduction to a documentary film named “Lemmy,” I hope when you hear the title you instinctively think of the

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DN LFF2010: What I Love The Most – Delfina Castagnino

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

27th October, 2010

The first feature from Delfina Castagnino, What I Love The Most is a simple understated film about two friends who lack the ability to console each other.

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