filth – review

If you weren’t a fan of James McAvoy’s already impressive credentials it’s most definitely time you let yourself be moved from one end of the emotional spectrum to the other by his performance as Bruce Robertson, a detective sergeant in Jon S. Baird’s feature film adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel Filth. McAvoy has been working … Continue Reading

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blue jasmine review

I never want to see Blue Jasmine again. But if you love Woody Allen’s movies, you must see it and if you hate Woody Allen’s movies, you should see it. He’s not in it which is the first indication it’s not a comedy but his acerbic observation of the frailties of all of us run … Continue Reading

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leaving hollywood behind for £15000

Considering that the average production budget of a major studio film in 2007 was $106 million [source: MPAA] (approximately £65 million) and although we know that Edward Burns managed to produce his Newlyweds for $120K (just under £74K) including editing and post production costs, how is it possible to create a film for only £15000? … Continue Reading

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Lana Del Rey

Film: Exclusive film made by Interview Magazine shot by Sean & Seng, for the cover girl, the noted singer Lana Del Rey.

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move, eat, learn

3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage… all to turn 3 ambitious linear concepts based on movement, learning and food… into 3 beautiful and hopefully compelling short films… Rick Mereki: Director, producer, additional camera and editing Tim White: DOP, producer, … Continue Reading

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an obsession

A steamy cocktail of beauty, seduction and lust is “An Obsession”, the new fashion film by Director Sandro Suppnig, starring utterly beautiful German Supermodel Katrin Thormann and French actor David Kammenos (Transporter3, Empire of the Wolves etc). Shot on location in Paris the film features clothes of the current collections such as Dior Homme, Maison … Continue Reading

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gareth pugh debuts in italy with a film by ruth hogben

“The collection I have made for Pitti is quite a departure for me… Yet still deals with key recurring themes seen throughout my previous work – masculinity verses femininity, darkness and light, hard and soft, structure and fluidity. It’s much more than a pre collection, it represents the genesis of the ideas that will filter … Continue Reading

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hedi slimane: I love USA

Images & film: © Hedi Slimane Los Angeles, April 2010

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lest we forget

Ira Sachs is one of the finest film directors currently working. The author of gems such as The Delta and 40 Shades of Blue, the Tennessee native brings an European art house sensitivity to his work and a very human touch to the characters he portrays. I’d spoken to him in 2006 in connection with … Continue Reading

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the dull flame of desire

I love your eyes, my dear Their splendid sparkling fire When suddenly you raise them so To cast a swift embracing glance Like lightning flashing in the sky But there is a charm that is greater still When my love’s eyes are lowered When all is fired by passion’s kiss And through the downcast lashes … Continue Reading

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