Archive for the ‘Spotlight’ Category

Interview with Powder Room’s M.J Delaney & Jaime Winstone

Interview with Powder Room’s M.J Delaney & Jaime Winstone
In her new film Powder Room, director M.J Delaney allows the audience to join lead character Sam and her band of friends on a girl’s night out.  However, she combines this with a tender story about judgement and the power of friendship.  Flickfeast caught up with the director M.J Delaney and star...
November 26th, 2013 | Feature, Spotlight | Read More

Simon Schama in conversation with Nick Fraser

Simon Schama in conversation with Nick Fraser
In what he calls ‘the age of the unsupported polemic’, Simon Schama far from dismisses an opinionated documentary style. Perhaps most famously in his most recent documentary series The Story of the Jews (2013) Schama re-animates history from a personal religious perspective. Grounding...
November 18th, 2013 | Spotlight | Read More

Norma Percy in conversation with Roger Graef

Norma Percy in conversation with Roger Graef
Roger Graef, Norma Percy’s first commissioner, describes her work as a history of the living. Winning the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Aldeburgh DocFest, her oeuvre, spanning nearly three decades, has earned her more than two dozen major awards, including Emmys, BAFTAs, and the...
November 18th, 2013 | Spotlight | Read More

Nigel Ashcroft – A Life in Film

Nigel Ashcroft – A Life in Film
Having been in the business for about 40 years; in television, commercials, music promos and film, Nigel Ashcroft has seen equipment and technology change quite dramatically over the years. His own production company, Green Umbrella, based in Bristol, produces natural history television and Ashcroft...
November 10th, 2013 | Spotlight | Read More

Your Friend To The End – The Child’s Play Franchise (1988 – 2013)

Your Friend To The End – The Child’s Play Franchise (1988 – 2013)
In case you hadn’t heard the news, Chucky’s back. And that was all the excuse I needed to revisit a franchise that has held a special place in my heart for many years now. I first saw Child’s Play when I was about 14 years old, I think. A friend and I were allowed to […]
October 21st, 2013 | Feature, Spotlight | Read More

Interview with The Field co-director Andy Orr

Interview with The Field co-director Andy Orr
I recently had the chance to catch up with writer/director Andy Orr. Andy co-wrote/directed The Field, the short which has picked up the 57th BFI London Film Festival Special Jury Prize… Flickfeast: Firstly, congratulations on getting the film into the festival and winning the Jury Prize. Quite...
October 18th, 2013 | Feature, Spotlight | Read More

Here’s Looking At You… Filmography

Here’s Looking At You… Filmography
In our “Here’s Looking At You” spot we showcase the best, film-related, websites around. For starters, we are shining our spotlight on FILMography, the brainchild of Christopher Moloney, who uses his simple, yet brilliant, premise of overlaying film scenes in their real-life present...
September 25th, 2013 | Feature, Spotlight | Read More

The 70th Venice Int. Film Festival

The 70th Venice Int. Film Festival
As always, the oldest film festival in the world, is set on the luxurious Lido in Venice and as the final touches were being put to the beautiful venues and, more importantly, the red carpet today, the sun shone and the sea sparkled, emphasising the fact that for most people here the next two weeks […]
August 28th, 2013 | Feature, Festivals, Spotlight | Read More

A Nos Amours Film Collective: Solaris (1972) Dir. Andrei Tarkovsky

A Nos Amours Film Collective: Solaris (1972) Dir. Andrei Tarkovsky
“I’ve been in love four or five times. Twice with a woman, once with a man, once with a dog and once with this film” – Will Self introducing screening of Solaris at Curzon Renoir on 13th June 2013 Having already attended two fantastically scrumptious screenings held by A Nos...
August 22nd, 2013 | Spotlight | Read More

The Hitchcock 9

The Hitchcock 9
The British Film Institute’s major restorations of Alfred Hitchcock’s existing nine extant silent films made 1925-1929 before he switched to sound is touring the US with musical accompaniments.  I watched the series courtesy of the San Francisco Silent Film Festival.  The next venue was...
August 14th, 2013 | Feature, Spotlight | Read More