Gatsby

by Sam Gardom With the financial crisis continues to simmer around the world seemingly without a clear end in sight, very few of us are left unaffected. In such times of drawn out and sensationalised austerity it is inevitably very hard to remember that in the years that led up to the crashing of the…

Brighton filmmaker nominated for BAFTA

Brighton-born filmmaker Sean Ellis, whose new independent film (Metro Manilla) has been nominated for the Best Film Not in the English Language BAFTA, has made an incredible journey to get to where he is now. Starting his path in 1984, a 14-year-old Ellis was ecstatic to see that his black and white photograph of a…

Mooovie man’s cows nominated for top film award

A moovie following a Sussex farmer and his herd of cattle has been nominated for a top film award following it’s screening at the Sundance film festival in Utah.   “The Moo Man” documented Hailsham farmer Steve Hook and his attempt to start a business selling organic, raw pintas. The film was the brainchild of…

Adventures in World Cinema: CINECITY returns for it’s 11th year

Words by Adela Ryle Brighton’s film festival CINECITY returns for its 11th year with the theme ‘Adventures in World Cinema’. The festival runs until December 1, offering the very best in global premieres and previews, archival treasures, local films, artists’ cinema and educational talks and screenings. At the heart of this year’s CINECITY festival is…

Insidious 2 Review

Insidious Part 2 Review Months of refraining to watch any trailers and avoiding adverts led to me having not a single clue what Insidious Part 1 was about- just how I like it. Being a massive horror film fan, I prefer not to ruin my cinema experience with over exposing trailers, especially when it comes…