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Quartet DVD Review

Quartet is a film which requires little effort, either on the part of the cast or the viewer.  That’s not intended disparagingly, indeed quite the opposite, as everything about Hollywood icon Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut, starring Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Tom Courtenay and Pauline Collins, is sheer bliss – you just sit back, relax and […]Read More

Tower Block DVD Review

British cinema seems to have a dangerous love affair with the unpretentious high rise flat or sometimes known as the tower block. From Attack The Block, Dredd (a British creation), even The Raid (Indonesian directed by a Welshman) and now Tower Block a British thriller that sees residents of high rise flats find themselves targets of […]Read More

Win Tower Block On DVD

Nothing better at the weekend by winning some free goodies and we have 3 copies of Tower Block  on DVD courtesy of Lionsgate Films up for grabs. Tower Block is an edgy thriller which closed last years Fright Fest 2012, written by James Moran (Severance) and directed by duo James Nunn and Ronnie Thompson, the […]Read More

Quartet Hits High Note To Become UK’s No1 At Box

Hollywood veteran Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut QUARTET is currently the UK’s number one film, its box office tally now stands at £3.82 million.  With a leading cast all aged over 70, QUARTET is a joyous, entertaining and uplifting story about redefining old age and growing old with hope, showing how the human spirit remains undimmed even as […]Read More

Win a fantastic Quartet gardening goodie bag!

Quartet is out now – and to celebrate we’ve got three Quartet Gardening Kits to give away courtesy of Momentum Pictures! Lifelong friends Wilf (Billy Connolly) and Reggie (Tom Courtenay), together with former colleague Cissy (Pauline Collins), are residents of Beecham House, a home for retired opera singers. Every year on Verdi’s birthday, the residents unite to give […]Read More

Quartet Review

Quartet (2012) is a film which requires little effort, either on the part of the cast or the viewer.  That’s not intended disparagingly, indeed quite the opposite, as everything about Hollywood icon Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut, starring Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Tom Courtenay and Pauline Collins, is sheer bliss – you just sit back, relax […]Read More

12 Tenants, One Sniper, One DVD, No Escape Tower Block

Lionsgate UK have announce the release of Tower Block on DVD & Blu-Ray on 4th February 2013. An edgy thriller which closed Fright Fest 2012, Tower Block is written by James Moran (Severance) and directed by duo James Nunn and Ronnie Thompson, the writer and producer of Screwed. Tower Block stars SHERIDAN SMITH (Hedda Gabler, Quartet), JACK O’CONNELL (Eden Lake, Harry Brown), RUSSELL TOVEY (Being Human, History Boys) RALPH BROWN (Mean Machine, Killing […]Read More

Hysteria Review

★★1/2☆☆ Hysteria is a Carry On film with ambitions of feminism. As you might imagine, this is problematic, and it’s a problem the film never really solves. This lack of resolution, plus a few other niggles here and there, keeps me from declaring the film a success. But it’s not bad either. Clumsy and didactic […]Read More

Watch UK Trailer For Frightfest Premièred Tower Block

Yesterday might seem a lifetime if you where at Film 4 Frightfest 13th closed with the world premier of James Moran‘s (Severance) Tower Block, as per usual the Frightest guys never disappoint. Pre Frightfest the buzz for this film wasn’t leaning greatly on positivity but the film does seem to have surprised so many people […]Read More

Frightfest The 13th Reveals This Years Guestlist

As individual tickets go on sale tomorrow (Saturday 28 July), Film4 FrightFest announces its guest list, which boasts a whole host of directors from around the world including: The Manetti Brothers. (PAURA 3D), Federico Zampaglione (TULPA), Paul Hyett (THE SEASONING HOUSE), co-directors James Nunn and Ronnie Thompson (TOWER BLOCK), Jennifer Lynch (CHAINED), Paco Plaza ([REC]3 […]Read More

Sheridan Smith, Jack O’Connell, Russell Tovey, Ralph Brown and Kano

Lionsgate UK have announced the nationwide theatrical release of Tower Block, September 2012 around UK&Ireland. Tower Block is written by James Moran (Severance) and directed by duo James Nunn and Ronnie Thompson, the writer and producer of Screwed. Tower Block stars SHERIDAN SMITH (Musical production of Legally Blonde, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet […]Read More

The Birth Of A Girl’s Best Friend? Watch The Trailer

I remember one girlfriend telling me Marilyn Monroe got it wrong when she sung ‘Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend’ For some maybe but for a lot of other girls it’s her ‘toy’. HYSTERIA a comedy set in Victorian England about the invention of the first ‘vibrator’ which off course then for ‘medical purposes’ but […]Read More