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Dora and the Lost City of Gold (PG) | Home Ents Review

Dora the Explorer has become a house hold name within the last decade or two with a long living television series (among its countless items of merchandise).

Frozen 2 (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Into the Unknown is a strong song but not an overpowering sure hit like Let it go. This and some other pleasant songs flutter around FROZEN 2, the sequel to FROZEN, the very popular original animated film of 2013.

Jenn Murray + John Dagleish Will Announce London Critics’ Nominations

Jenn Murray and John Dalgleish will announce the nominations for the 40th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards at a lunchtime event on Tuesday 17th December

The Two Popes (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

The two popes of the title are Pope Benedict XVI, Austrian born Joseph Ratzinger and his successor, the current Pope Francis, Argentinian Jorge Bergoglio.  The meat of the film consists of fictional and imagined conversations between the two of them.

The Nightingale (18) | Close-Up Film Review

Director Jennifer Kent, who made her feature debut with the gripping psychological horror movie The Babadook, here turns her attention to what she describes as “the fallout of violence from a feminine perspective.”  

Harriet (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

As the film industry and indeed other aspects of arts and culture have become more diverse in their story telling, previously unknown stories from the black experience are being revealed. 

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The Sundance Film Festival: London 2019

The recent festival presented 12 feature films from this year’s Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, U.S.A., selected for London by the Sundance Institute programming team in collaboration with Picturehouse.

Nicholas Hoult & Lily Collins Talk Tolkien

From legendary halls of Oxford to the grim and bloody trenches of World War I, this enthralling biopic explores the early years of J.R.R Tolkien and the relationships that defined the legendary author.

Go behind the scenes of Rocketman and see how the epic musical fantasy was shot

Taron Egerton is Elton John in Rocketman, an epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years

Pet Sematary | True Horror Featurette

Sometimes dead is better.Based on Stephen King’s terrifying novel, Pet Sematary is in cinemas April 4.

Alien 4K: This time its my birthday

Alien clings on like an immortal limpet on the escape shuttle of cinematic history. It returns again and again whether in successful sequels or newly minted, as now in 4K glory for cinematic release.

Round-Up of London Film Festival 2018

The London Film Festival 2018 has now finished. There were some terrific films. Too many films to cover all here.

Dora and the Lost City of Gold (PG) | Home Ents Review

Dora the Explorer has become a house hold name within the last decade or two with a long living television series (among its countless items of merchandise).

Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotton Romans (PG) | Home Ents Review

Horrible Histories: The Movie is based on Scholastic’s best-selling and award-winning children’s historical comedy book series by Terry Deary and illustrated by Martin Brown.

The Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On (E) | Home Ents Review

A violent and self-righteous World War 2 Japanese veteran is on an obsessive quest for justice in this disturbing and compelling documentary.

Running with the Devil (18) | Home Ents Review

Running with the Devil stars the incredible Nicolas Cage and Laurence Fishburne, and is a volatile drug thriller that explores two sides of the spectrum

The Curse of Buckout Road (18) | Home Ents Review

College/university should be a time of partying, hanging out with your friends and learning new things about the world in a way that you have never experienced before.

The Fate of Lee Khan (12) | Home Ent Review

Set almost completely inside a rural inn during the Mongolian Empire’s rule in China, The Fate of Lee Khan tells the story of a band of patriotic Chinese rebel spies who set a trap for a murderous Mongolian official.

Nicholas Hoult & Lily Collins Talk Tolkien

From legendary halls of Oxford to the grim and bloody trenches of World War I, this enthralling biopic explores the early years of J.R.R Tolkien and the relationships that defined the legendary author.

Spielberg & Hanks discuss Trump, freedom of the press and their latest film

In this Friday’s issue of the i newspaper, Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks talk about their latest project, The Post, which led nominations at the Golden Globes and is already generating major Oscar buzz.

The Ghoul – Interview with Director Gareth Tunley & Actor Alice Lowe

Director Gareth Tunley and Alice Lowe, who plays Kathleen, talk to Close-Up Film about the making of noir-ish thriller, THE GHOUL.

KELLY REICHARDT speaks to Carlie Newman about her new film Certain Women

Sitting quietly in the hotel room, it is hard to believe that Kelly Reichardt is responsible not just for directing the film CERTAIN WOMEN but also for writing and editing it.

Close-Up with… Eric Bana, on Special Correspondents

Laid back (quite literally on a comfy looking sofa) and relaxed, Eric Bana in real life is as far from his new onscreen persona of Frank Bonneville than you could imagine.

Brooklyn: Saoirse Ronan interview

A young woman must make the difficult choices that will define the rest of her life as the BAFTA and Academy Award®-nominated BROOKLYN arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and EST from February 29th

Jenn Murray + John Dagleish Will Announce London Critics’ Nominations

Jenn Murray and John Dalgleish will announce the nominations for the 40th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards at a lunchtime event on Tuesday 17th December

New Documentary on the Creation & Significance of Iconic Musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Set For Release This December

Fiddler On The Roof is the story of all immigrants and refugees trying to escape persecution in their homeland, of the Jewish immigrant coming to America, of the fraying of tradition, generational tension, and the loss of roots.

Stars gather in support of BFI LUMINOUS

Stars from the UK’s film and television industries gathered in support of BFI LUMINOUS, the biennial fundraising gala presented in partnership with IWC Schaffhausen.

BFI London Film Festival 2019 LAUNCH

The full programme for the London Film Festival 2019 has been launched. The Festival runs from 2 -13 October 2019.

BFI unveils full programme for BFI MUSICALS!

The BFI have revealed the programme for the UK’s greatest ever season celebrating the film musical, at an all-singing, all-dancing event at BFI Southbank 

BFI Reveals Writer-Director Bursary Shortlist, Danny Boyle Joins Jury

The BFI and IWC Schaffhausen  reveal the three filmmakers shortlisted for the IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary Award

Frozen 2 (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Into the Unknown is a strong song but not an overpowering sure hit like Let it go. This and some other pleasant songs flutter around FROZEN 2, the sequel to FROZEN, the very popular original animated film of 2013.

The Two Popes (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

The two popes of the title are Pope Benedict XVI, Austrian born Joseph Ratzinger and his successor, the current Pope Francis, Argentinian Jorge Bergoglio.  The meat of the film consists of fictional and imagined conversations between the two of them.

The Nightingale (18) | Close-Up Film Review

Director Jennifer Kent, who made her feature debut with the gripping psychological horror movie The Babadook, here turns her attention to what she describes as “the fallout of violence from a feminine perspective.”  

Harriet (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

As the film industry and indeed other aspects of arts and culture have become more diverse in their story telling, previously unknown stories from the black experience are being revealed. 

Judy and Punch (15) | Close-Up Film Review

This reworking of the old Punch and Judy tale is a dark, indeed almost Grimm fairy tale, reminiscent of the work of novelist Angela Carter, which puts a feminist revenge slant onto the violence of the traditional seaside puppet show. 

Little Monsters (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Little Monsters is a gory horror comedy involving zombies, tiny tots and their sweet as sugar teacher. 

IT Chapter 2 out September 6th

Ahead of the highly anticipated release of New Line Cinema’s IT CHAPTER TWO on 6 September, Warner Bros. Pictures announces the re-release of the biggest horror film of all time, IT (2017).

FREE Tickets to Pre-Release Screenings of Dora and The Lost City of Gold

To celebrate the release of Dora and the Lost City of Gold (Cert PG), Paramount Pictures are offering the chance to get FREE TICKETS to a screening at selected Showcase Cinemas (listed below) on 13th August

Fighting With My Family – “Sneak Peek” – Out on DVD and Blu-Ray July 1

Based on a true story, FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY follows reformed gangster Ricky, wife Julia, daughter Paige and son Zak as they make a living wrestling together in tiny venues.

Rambo: Last Blood – Official Teaser Trailer

Almost four decades after he drew first blood, Sylvester Stallone is back as one of the greatest action heroes of all time, John Rambo.

Downton Abbey movie teaser trailer

You are cordially invited to return to Downton Abbey. Only in theaters 2019. #DowntonAbbeyFilm

‘Path of Blood’ available on DVD 10th December

Path of Blood will be released on DVD on the 10th December. This critically acclaimed documentary is not a film for the faint of heart